Giro d’Italia 2012: Stage 6

When: Friday, May 11

From:
Urbino

To: Porto Sant’Elpidio

Length: 210km

Category: Medium mountains

Having been ‘eased’ into the 2012 Giro with a couple of time trials and a handful of flat stages, the race hits its first serious day in the hills.

Four categorised climbs – three third cat and one second cat – punctuate the central section of the day. The highest peak of Passo della Cappella is on unmade roads, favouring the Classics hardmen.

The profile has ‘escape group’ written all over it, and we could see the first victory from a non-sprinter.

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