Tour of Lombardy 2015: Favourites
The Classic Race of the Falling Leaves is the last of the Five Monuments, moreover the race closes the UCI World Tour season. Cyclingstage.com takes a closer look at the major contenders to become the successor of Daniel Martin. (Slideshow route/profile)
Because of the demanding course, the Giro di Lombardia is considered a climbers classic. But if you don’t know how to drop your chances are zero. The last peak in edition 2015, San Fermo della Battaglia, is crested after a 2.7 kilometres climb with maximum grades of 20%. At the top it is 4.6 kilometres to the finish line, mostly downhill.
*** Vincenzo Nibali, Rafal Majka, Daniel Martin
** Tim Wellens, Philippe Gilbert, Alejandro Valverde
* Rui Costa, Fabio Aru, Bauke Mollema, Domenico Pozzovivo
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