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Giro d'Italia Giro d'Italia 2023, stage 17: Pergine Valsugana - Caorle 195 km

Stage 17: Pergine Valsugana – Caorle, 195 km

Wednesday, May 24th, 12:45 – 17:10 CEST



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Technical Overview:

The classic transitional stage of the third week starts in the Valsugana Valley and ends on the Venetian coast, along a pan flat route. There is hope to avoid a mass sprint though: starting from the second intermediate sprint in Lido di Jesolo, at 31 km to go, the peloton will always ride along the coast, which means crosswinds could happen. This area can be very windy at times, so if the weather allows someone could try to take advantage of it. Otherwise this will go to whoever sprinter is still in the race, if any.

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What to Expect:

Mass sprint, with just an outside chance of echelons.

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Caorle
 
In Südtirol and the Trentino Pergine is mainly know for it's infamous asylum that closed 20 years ago. There's even the saying about someone being "a case for Pergine" to describe a crazy person.
In the Ruhr Area we've got that with Marl-Sinsen where an infamous kids psychiatry is located!

We wanted to reside at Kaltern originally, but had forgotten to make a reservation for the Camping ground!
 

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