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The Tour of Italy crosses the Biella area

23/05/2019 - Events

Starting from Bologna on 11 May 2019, the 102nd Tour of Italy presents four Piedmontese stages this year.

To celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Fausto Coppi will be run from Cuneo – Pinerolo: June 10, 1949 saw Coppi arrive only at the finish line with over 12 minutes ahead of Bartali after a solitary flight of 192 km.

The first on May 22nd with departure from Carpi to reach the Alessandria area in Novi Ligure – the birthplace of Costante Girardengo – to celebrate the achievement of the first Alexandrian champion when he won the Corsa Rosa, winning 7 out of 10 stages.

On May 23, the twelfth stage of the Tour of Italy will begin, which will touch the lower Biella area, passing by Zimone and Salussola.

It will depart from Pinerolo on the 24th of May for stage 13 northwards, touching the Val di Susa, passing through the Col del Lys, crossing the Valli di Lanzo to the Orco Valley, to climb to 2200 meters of altitude up to Ceresole Reale – Lago Serrù.