Giro d'Italia 2021 Giro d'Italia Stage 3: Biella - Canale 190 KM

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This is a hilly stage. In theory, a lots of sprinters can be dropped here. I'm pretty sure Groenewegen, Viviani, perhaps even Merlier and Ewan can be dropped here. But there is a GC stage tomorrow so I don't know how committed the teams are. Punchy stage hunters should give it a shot.
 
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This is a hilly stage. In theory, a lots of sprinters can be dropped here. I'm pretty sure Groenewegen, Viviani, perhaps even Merlier and Ewan can be dropped here. But there is a GC stage tomorrow so I don't know how committed the teams are. Punchy stage hunters should give it a shot.
Poggio Ewan laughs at those hills. Will Poggio Ewan be there tomorrow, though?.

Anyway, this is a sprint stage profile I like to see. With some ups and downs. Give the attackers a chance and make the sprinters and their teams work.
 
So you are predicting a pure bunch sprint with no fast guys getting dropped? Except perhaps the worst climbers like Groenewegen.
I think I see it similar as you see it. A reduced bunch sprint, with some pure sprinters being dropped. But I wouldn't rule out the late attackers. I just wanted to point out, that if Ewan is as strong on the climbs as he was in M-S, it's going to be hard to drop him.

In other words, tomorrow is a stage for Sagan. :)
 
I think we are going to see some wonderful racing full of attacks over those hills in the end, with so may riders having a chance at the maglia rosa. Could be a great show. Live images in 15 minutes. Can't wait!
 

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