Giro di sicilia 2017

USA's Brandon McNulty takes Giro di Sicilia lead after stage 3 win

giro di sicilia 2017

Pro racing will return to Sicily this year, with the new Giro di Sicilia launching earlier than Riders climb Mount Etna in the Giro d'Italia.

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The race was first held in and was won by Carlo Galetti. The race disappeared from the calendar after the edition won by Giuseppe Saronni , until it was revived by RCS Sports in The first edition of the revived race was won by American rider Brandon McNulty. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Italian bicycle race.

After a long coastal stretch the cyclists started to climb towards San Fratello, where a rich and very welcome refreshment was offered by the municipal administration. After coffee, squeezing of real Sicilian oranges and some sweets, we start by crossing a panoramic valley with Etna in the background. Before the climb a brief stop at the Planeta Winery to recharge the batteries in view of the timed section. We then set off towards Etna to tackle the 15 km climb called Mareneve. Here the riders face the long climb to the full with the few remaining forces after having already covered km.

Johnny Tipler was on the edition of the regularity rally in a Carrera 2. What better way of seeing Sicily than a leisurely tour of the island in a classic car? Well, how about a little competitive edge taking part in the Giro, the annual tour that performs almost a complete circuit of the island? While the Targa remained moribund after , the Giro was revived in as a classic car rally, along the lines of the Mille Miglia and Tour Auto. Staged by the Palermo-based Veteran Car Club Panormus, cars were lined up in echelon along the central plane-tree lined boulevard, in date order according to when each one was built, and as dusk fell the place filled up with the promenading Palermo populace, keen to get photographed with every car as if it were their own.

Pro racing will return to Sicily this year, with the new Giro di Sicilia launching earlier than expected and taking an early April slot in the UCI calendar. A new four-day race in Sicily had been widely reported in local media outlets since the turn of the year , but, given the time constraints, it was widely expected to be a project for the season. The dates clash with the cobbled classics in Belgium, with Dwars door Vlaanderen taking place on April 3 and the Tour of Flanders on April 7. However, the race could attract Grand Tour riders, possibly with an eye on the Giro d'Italia in May, and maybe even Ardennes Classics contenders, with the race finishing two days before the start of the Itzulia Basque Country stage race. The addition of the race marks a return to Sicily after a number of years.

Brandon McNulty Rally UHC Cycling scored his first professional European victory Friday at the Giro di Sicilia , soloing away from a reduced peloton with 15km to go in stage 3 and winning alone in Ragusa nearly a minute ahead of the chase. The year-old American now leads the overall by 59 seconds with Saturday's final Queen to Mt. Etna remaining. McNulty, the Junior time trial world champion, joined Rally in when the team raced at the Continental level. The US team moved to the Pro Continental level last year and embarked on a European schedule that allowed McNulty to hone his skills there and in the early Middle East races, where he turned heads at the Dubai Tour on the stage to Hatta Dam with a late breakaway that he almost stuck to the line.



McNulty scores first pro win in Giro di Sicilia

Passaggio Giro di Sicilia - Nicosia 6 Giugno 2019

The Etna Volcano

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