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Blog - World Championships Tuscany 2013

  • Added: sunday 29 September 2013 at 17:41:00

    Rui Costa new World Champion road cycling!

    Rui Costa new World Champion road cycling!The road race of the World Championships road cycling is often a race in which the riders are worn out due to the big distance. This was again the case today in Tuscany, not only because of the distance but also because of the rain which was present on the race almost all day long. A breakaway of 5 riders made most of the race but at 2 laps from the finish the last survivors of this group were taken back and the race could thus start all over again ... with a peloton which was of course quite reduced already, due to the fatigue, crashes and the bad weather. In the final, 4 strong riders were leading the race, with Joaquim Rodriguez and Alejandro Valverde for Spain, the Portuguese rider Rui Costa and the Italian Vincenzo Nibali. Joaquim Rodriguez seemed to be the strongest rider of these 4 leading riders but playing good tactics, Rui Costa finally goes off with the title of World Champion 2013!

    The summary of the race in line men elite of the World Championships road cycling 2 ...

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  • Added: friday 20 September 2013 at 23:49:00

    Tuscany 2013: the World Championships 2013 race route on Google Maps/Google Earth

    Tuscany 2013: the World Championships 2013 race route on Google Maps/Google EarthWhile we're still only guessing about what will be the race route of the Tour de France 2014, the race route of the World Championships 2013 is of course already well known.

    Well, that's what I thought but having a look on the maps on the official website of this edition of the World Championships which will start this Sunday in Tuscany and mainly around the city of Florence, I realised they were not that precise and that it is difficult to know where exactly the riders searching for rainbow stripes will go!


    With the usual race routes on Google Maps/Google Earth by velowire.com, you'll most probably find an answer to this problem because you can zoom on these maps as much as you want! Hereunder you'll thus find the race routes of the different races on the prog ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: World Championships Tuscany 2013| Google Maps/Google Earth