1914 Giro D'Italia

1914 Giro D'Italia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The 1914 Giro d'Italia of cycling was held from 24 May to 7 June 1914, consisting of 8 stages for a total of 3,162 km, ridden at an average speed of 23.374 km/h. It was won by Alfonso Calzolari.It was the last Giro before the Great War and the first one with a final classification based on time rather than points.It is remembered as the hardest Giro of the heroic period of bicycle racing. Besides five stages beyond 400 km (and the higher ever average stage length), in 1914 took place the longest stage ever in the Giro: the Lucca-Rome won by Costante Girardengo.show more

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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Claud Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613656856X
  • 9786136568560