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Old 09-21-12, 14:48
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I like the length

... (It's going to be 20 km longer than Copenhagen AND hillier )
Yay!
It doesn't seem to be the hardest Fiesole side though

It seems this one:
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usual course. they'd better include some hill straight on the finish, but apparently it doesn't match wc course policy
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This is the circuit:


Looks quite technical in the last part
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Yay!
It doesn't seem to be the hardest Fiesole side though

It seems this one:
it seems hard enough to be honest, and it well be climb enough times to make it a killer the last few laps.

is the descent technical?

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usual course. they'd better include some hill straight on the finish, but apparently it doesn't match wc course policy
a hill top finish would just make everybody wait for it. this way is perfect as the decisive moves won't come with 1k to go.
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I don't think it's that special apart from the length. It will probably be a group of 10-20 riders sprinting for the win.
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I don't think it's that special apart from the length. It will probably be a group of 10-20 riders sprinting for the win.
what? are you blind? this course is about 10 times harder then this years course for crying out loud
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Yay!
It doesn't seem to be the hardest Fiesole side though

It seems this one:
They have to tackle it 10 times though and if I'm right there is a short steep hill right after the decent as well.

Tough course! Great!
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usual course. they'd better include some hill straight on the finish, but apparently it doesn't match wc course policy
I agree
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I don't think it's that special apart from the length. It will probably be a group of 10-20 riders sprinting for the win.
I think it will either be solo, or a group of 3-10.
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what? are you blind? this course is about 10 times harder then this years course for crying out loud
1.5 km 7.5% average Still not very hard
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