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The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Maps/Google Earth

Added: friday 20 March 2015 at 22:13:00
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    The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Maps/Google EarthThe Primavera will take place on Sunday already! The 106th edition of Milan-Sanremo (or Milano-Sanremo in Italian of course) will this year again take place on Sunday, just like the two past years.

    If you translate "primavera" from Italian, you get the English equivalent "spring" but the weather conditions will not really be spring like this Sunday (with fine fine rain and storm wind). Less daunting conditions than in Tirreno Adriatico thus but still almost 300 kilometers to ride ...

    So, will it end in a sprint or not? We'll see that on Sunday and we'll get to know who'll be the winner of the 2015 edition of Milan-Sanremo!

    In this article you'll find a detailed presentation of the Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route, on Google Maps, with the time- and route schedule and its profile which shows the different climbs, mainly in the second part of the race. Finally, you'll also find a KML file which allows you to explore the Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Earth in order to discover te race route in detail, for example in a virtual fly-over!

    The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Maps

    The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route is pretty much the same as in 2014, since the two only changes appeared around Casteggio, city which now will be circumvented on the north-west side, and at the finish which comes back to the Via Roma in Sanremo!

    The fictive start of the most prestigious Italian classic will be given on the Corso Sempione after the signature on the Piazza Sempione in Milan. Following the Via Canova, Via Mario Pagano, Via Guido D'Arezzo, Viale di Porta Vercelina, Viale Papiniano, Viale Gabriele D'Annunzio, Viale Gian Galeazzo, Via Pietro Teuliè, Via Gian Carlo Castelbarco, Via Carlo Bazzi, Via Lampedusa, Via Lorenzo Valla, Via Medeghino towards the Via San Domenico Savio and then the Via della Chiesa Rossa, the riders will get at the km 0 south of the city, at 8.5 kilometers from the meeting place.

    From there, the race will go off towards Binasco where the riders will turn towards Pavia and Casteggio. Direction south-west from there, towards Voghera and Tortona and then Nova Ligure. From Basaluzzo, the riders descend south towards Ovada and the feeding zone in Campo Ligure.

    The race then gets harder, with the climb of the Passo del Turchino. This will be followed by a flatter part on the sea side and the riders get via Arenzano, Varazze, Savona and Finale Ligure to the second feeding zone, in Ceriale, where the riders again get some forces before they attack the last part of the race, usually more animated.

    Indeed, on their road, the peloton will then find three capi following up on each other, the Capo Mele, Capo Cervo and Capo Berta, before they get on the more well known climbs of the Cipressa and the Poggio. On the top of the last mentioned climb, they'll only have 5.5 kilometers left before they get to the finish in Sanremo where we'll see whether the race ends in a sprint from a reduced peloton or a battle between a few riders or a solo breakaway ... Who will follow up on Oscar Freire (2010), Matthew Goss (2011), Simon Gerrans (2012), Gerald Ciolek (2013) and Alexander Kristoff (2014)? We'll see on Sunday around 5.10PM.

    Hereunder you'll find the itinerary of the race, the race route on Google Maps and the profile of Milan-Sanremo 2015. Click on the different images to open them.
    The itinerary of Milan-Sanremo 2015 The profile of Milan-Sanremo 2015 The map with the race route of Milan-Sanremo 2015 on Google Maps

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    The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Earth

    If you prefer to see the Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Earth and for example do a virtual fly-over of the race route, you can download it in Google Earth by clicking on the link below:

    >> Download the Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route in Google Earth (KML file)

    The Milan-Sanremo 2015 race route

    by Thomas Vergouwen
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