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Old 09-21-12, 14:16
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Default 2013 Road World Championships: Men's Road Race, Lucca-Firenze 272.2 km

The course has now been announced for next year's race. The course looks tough. Thoughts?

272.26 km: 106.56 km followed by 10 times around the following 16.57 km circuit.





All of the details are here:

http://www.toscana2013.it/upload/media/9.pdf

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Old 09-21-12, 14:18
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I like the length

... (It's going to be 20 km longer than Copenhagen AND hillier )
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Old 09-21-12, 14:20
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Sagan to repeat as WC.
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Only thing I know is that I'm gonna be in Fiesole.
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279k... This could be an epic edition...
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Old 09-21-12, 14:27
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This thing has potential.

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280 km is a win
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Old 09-21-12, 14:32
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Good course. Will be very challenging.

Here is the official site
http://www.toscana2013.it
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Meh... Alberto will have to wait till 2014 I guess
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Old 09-21-12, 14:46
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awesome course, already loving it, proper lenght and proper hardness and doesn't finish uphill so that's one more win.
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