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Yesterday 15:14

A Giau MTF isn't the best option to use Giau, but I still like it and more Dolomites is always good, even if it could kill the action on stage 2.
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Yesterday 16:59

Why haven't I heard of this race before?

What are the dates and what category will it be?
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Yesterday 17:09

20/06/2018 24/06/2018 2.1 Ita Adriatica Ionica Race
Goodbye, Tommeke; thank you for all you have given us!
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Yesterday 17:16

GuyIncognito wrote:Why haven't I heard of this race before?

What are the dates and what category will it be?

It's a brand new race, it will start on the 20th of June.
WT teams:
Bahrain Merida, Quick Step Floors, Team Dimension Data, Trek-Segafredo and UAE Team Emirates.
PCT:
Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, Aqua Blue Sport, Bardiani Csf, CCC Sprandi Polkowice, Gazprom-RusVelo, Israel Cycling Academy, Nippo-Vini Fantini-Europa Ovini, Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij and Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia.
source: http://www.cicloweb.it/2018/04/23/adriatica-ionica-race-squadre-al-via/
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Yesterday 17:21

it begins on the wednesday after Tour de Suisse it ends on the sunday before the national championships. and with Ster ZLM Tour being called off for 2018, there can be some good riders racing it
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Yesterday 18:06

I know the aim is to gradually expand it, but it's kind of funny to call it Adriatica Ionica at this early stage of its development when it doesn't travel any further down the coast than Trieste. It'd be like if Paris-Nice finished in Dijon.
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Re: Re:

Yesterday 18:16

Mayomaniac wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Why haven't I heard of this race before?

What are the dates and what category will it be?

It's a brand new race, it will start on the 20th of June.
WT teams:
Bahrain Merida, Quick Step Floors, Team Dimension Data, Trek-Segafredo and UAE Team Emirates.
PCT:
Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, Aqua Blue Sport, Bardiani Csf, CCC Sprandi Polkowice, Gazprom-RusVelo, Israel Cycling Academy, Nippo-Vini Fantini-Europa Ovini, Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij and Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia.
source: http://www.cicloweb.it/2018/04/23/adriatica-ionica-race-squadre-al-via/

It's a provisional (and partial) list, there will be also the Italian national team and some continental teams (the DS of Amore e Vita confirmed the participation during the last "Sui pedali magazine").
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Yesterday 18:33

Mayomaniac wrote:
GuyIncognito wrote:Why haven't I heard of this race before?

What are the dates and what category will it be?

It's a brand new race, it will start on the 20th of June.
WT teams:
Bahrain Merida, Quick Step Floors, Team Dimension Data, Trek-Segafredo and UAE Team Emirates.
PCT:
Androni Giocattoli Sidermec, Aqua Blue Sport, Bardiani Csf, CCC Sprandi Polkowice, Gazprom-RusVelo, Israel Cycling Academy, Nippo-Vini Fantini-Europa Ovini, Roompot-Nederlandse Loterij and Wilier Triestina-Selle Italia.
source: http://www.cicloweb.it/2018/04/23/adriatica-ionica-race-squadre-al-via/


Thanks
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