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Giro d'Italia Rate the 2024 Giro d'Italia Route

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The thing is, if you put such a hard time trial in the end, riders tend to save energy and not take risk in the stages before that last decicive time trial. That often leads to unattractive racing, which we could see in the stages before the time trial in last years giro. So if one good day is enough for you in a GT, I don't know why we would need GT's at all. A one day race could already cover that!
 
The thing is, if you put such a hard time trial in the end, riders tend to save energy and not take risk in the stages before that last decicive time trial. That often leads to unattractive racing, which we could see in the stages before the time trial in last years giro. So if one good day is enough for you in a GT, I don't know why we would need GT's at all. A one day race could already cover that!

So basically what you are saying is Tour 2024 will be boring? And for example Vuelta 2022 was then fantastic, due to easy third week. Riders not saving any energy for that.

Or i guess there is just more to it then that.
 
So basically what you are saying is Tour 2024 will be boring? And for example Vuelta 2022 was then fantastic, due to easy third week. Riders not saving any energy for that.

Or i guess there is just more to it then that.
Tour de France TT 2024 is way easier then the Giro TT 23, but yes I would have preffered, that there would be at least one not GC day between the last mountain stage and the last TT in the TDF 24.
Your vuelta example is a bit misreading in this context, I didn´t write that the whole last week should be easy, I just said, that not the last GC stage should be the hardest climb of the whole race and especially not as a TT.
 
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Tour de France TT 2024 is way easier then the Giro TT 23, but yes I would have preffered, that there would be at least one not GC day between the last mountain stage and the last TT in the TDF 24.

Not all that sure it will be all that easy.

Your vuelta example is a bit misreading in this context, I didn´t write that the whole last week should be easy, I just said, that not the last GC stage should be the hardest climb of the whole race and especially not as a TT.

But then GC guys would likely keep something in the tank too, for the hardest climb?
 
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They changed the course a bit. That small climb to San Vito is new. It's short and steep. I guess they want Pogi to take the first Maglia Rosa.
 

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