Euro sportive planner: Granfondo Milano-San Remo

BikesEtc 1 Mar 2018 Ride in the wheel tracks of cycling legends in this amateur one-day epic When: Sunday 10th June 2018 Where: Milan, Italy Distance: 296km Cost: Approx €60-70 Website: milan-sanremo.org What is it? Known as La Classicissima (‘The Classic of Classics’), the Milan-San Remo is one of pro cycling’s five Monuments – the longest, hardest and most prestigious one-day races in the sport. And at 296km – nearly 200 miles – this is the longest of them all, and has been a fixture in the pro calendar since 1907. As the name suggests, it covers a route from Milan in northern Italy, down to San Remo on the Ligurian coast near the French border. Being a flatter route than most of the Monuments, it is regarded as one for the sprinters – Mark Cavendish won the race in 2009, the second Brit to do so after Tom Simpson ...

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