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Giro d'Italia 2023 Giro d’Italia, Stage 20: Tarvisio- Monte Lussari, 18.6km MTT

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Well I once won a Vuelta in PCM with Igor Antón by winning an intermediate sprint in Madrid, so I have nothing against it. Otherwise there would be no point in handing out those seconds in the first place.
Don't remind me of the stage in Madrid on PCM. I still have flashbacks of how I lost a Vuelta (that I had in the bag) to Carlos Barredo (with a fuga bidone) after I decided to simulate the last stage :tearsofjoy:
So this climb is steeper than the Zoncolan, the Mortirolo and the Angliru, but also shorter. Does this make it the toughest climb in the history of professional road cycling? Or do you attach more importance to altitude and length?
It's not steeper than Zonc. Whether your measure is the steepest 200 m, 1 km, 2 km, 3 km, 4 km, or 5 km of the climb. In all of those, Zonc is steeper.