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2020-10-17T09:59:35.694Z

Hiya and welcome to our dwell protection of stage 14 of the Giro d’Italia, a 34km time trial from Conegliano to Valdobbiandene.

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We’re simply over 20 minutes away from the beginning, which can see Jonathan Dibben (Lotto Soudal) kick issues off.

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We’ll see quite a lot of robust time trialists head off within the first hour, together with two potential stage winners in Victor Campenaerts and Rohan Dennis…

Matthias Brändle (Israel Begin-Up Nation) 13:07

Alex Dowsett (Israel Begin-Up Nation) 13:13

Miles Scotson (Groupama-FDJ) 13:28

Kamil Gradek (CCC Workforce) 13:30

Victor Campenaerts (NTT Professional Biking) 13:34

Maciej Bodnar (Bora-Hansgrohe) 13:37

Josef Černy (CCC Workforce) 13:51

Rohan Dennis (Ineos Grenadiers) 13:55

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Click on right here for a have a look at the total begin checklist and their begin instances.

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It is a rolling course at this time as you possibly can see within the stage profile. Nevertheless, there is a robust part early on because the riders deal with the Muro di Ca’ del Poggio – a 1.1km wall at 12.3 per cent with sections reaching as much as 19 per cent.

There is a time test on the high, after 7.4km, whereas two extra comply with at 17.1km and 25.1km.

giro stage 14 tt muro profile

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The primary riders are off – Jonathan Dibben, ISN’s Man Sagiv and Cofidis man Marco Mathis.

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Brändle is off now, as is Deceuninck-QuickStep sprinter Alvaro Hodeg.

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Dowsett has simply set off now, too. All on TT bikes, after all – the Muro could be steep, nevertheless it’s not well worth the time lack of utilizing a street bike alongside the 6km of flat roads beforehand.

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Brändle is the quickest to date excessive of the Muro. His time of 11:59 is 22 seconds quicker than anybody else to date. Hodeg is the slowest at 13:18.

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Dowsett is 4 seconds off his teammate excessive.

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In the meantime, Brändle – who has gone by the second test quickest, too – has handed Vini Zabù males Simone Bevilacqua and Matteo Spreafico, who’re drafting each other fairly egregiously…

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Time for Campenaerts to start out his effort now.

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A weird crash for UAE Workforce Emirates sprinter Juan Sebastian Molano, who adjustments hand place heading right into a nook and tries to take the apex too shut, clipping the obstacles on the within and flying off his bike.

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Dowsett simply two seconds down on the second test! It will be a battle to the road between the ISN duo.

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Giulio Ciccone (Trek-Segafredo) is out of the race. He is affected by bronchitis. A giant blow for Vincenzo Nibali.

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Campenaerts is second over the Muro. He is only one second behind Brändle.

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Campenaerts catches his minute man, Mathias Le Turnier.

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Dibben is the primary man to complete with a time of 47:52.

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Brändle quickest on the end now with a time of 45:23. Now we look ahead to Dowsett.

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Campenaerts is high on the second test now, 10 seconds up on Brändle.

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Dowsett simply misses out on the end, six seconds down on his teammate.

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Rohan Dennis (Ineos Grenadiers) set off a couple of minutes in the past.

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Dennis passes his minute man, Lorenzo Rota, after 5km. In the meantime, Campenaerts has handed three males throughout his effort.

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Josef Černy has smashed it on the first test. He is at 11:30, 29 seconds up on Brändle. Dennis might be by there quickly.

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Jan Tratnik (Bahrain McLaren), Mikkel Bjerg (UAE Workforce Emirates), Chad Haga (Workforce Sunweb) and Filippo Ganna (Ineos Grenadiers) all set off within the subsequent quarter-hour.

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Dennis 11:08 over the climb. That is the brand new quickest time there by an additional 22 seconds.

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58:31 for Molano on the end. He completed over 13 minutes down after his crash.

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Campenaerts eight seconds up on the third checkpoint.

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Bjerg units off. Eight minutes till two-time stage winner Ganna begins.

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An replace on Ciccone from Trek-Segafredo:

“As already recognized, Giulio suffered from COVID-19 at the start of September and his bodily situation, though enough to be at first of the Giro, couldn’t be optimum. The tough days simply handed, with rain and chilly, have then affected his scientific frailty and we imagine that the selection to cease him is essentially the most prudent to not overload an already drained physique,” mentioned staff physician Emilio Magni.

The staff famous that every one of Ciccone’s COVID-19 exams have been destructive. 

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Maglia ciclamino Arnaud Démare goes third quickest on the end with a time of 47:27, over two minutes down on Brändle.

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45:14 for Kamil Gradek on the end. The Polish champion tops the leaderboard for now.

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21:47 for Dennis on the second test. He is blown away Černy by 28 seconds there.

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Campenaerts is the brand new quickest man on the end. He is the primary man below 45 minutes with a time of 44:46.

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World champion and double stage winner Filippo Ganna has set off. One other victory for him at this time?

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“You sort of must deal with it as three time trials – get to the climb, do the climb, do a time trial afterwards,” says Alex Dowsett in regards to the course.

The Briton added that he did not assume there can be huge gaps among the many GC males, however thinks that João Almeida ought to prolong his race lead.

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Bjerg 34 seconds down on Dennis on the high of the climb. It is trying an increasing number of like one other intra-Ineos battle right here.

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Thomas De Gendt (Lotto Soudal) is off. He is a powerful time trialist and good within the hills so it ought to be a superb day for him.

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Ganna is flying up the Muro. He is previous minute man Jonathan Caicedo and two-minute man Giovanni Carboni as they head up the steep ramp.

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Ganna is simply 1.59 seconds up on Dennis on the high of the climb! Phew, it seems like an in depth one…

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A have a look at Dennis out on the course. Good backdrop – an enormous Italian flag draped over somebody’s home.

Team Ineos rider Australias Rohan Dennis rides during the fourteenth stage of the Giro dItalia 2020 cycling race a 341kilometer individual time trial between Conegliano and Valdobbiadene on October 17 2020 Photo by Luca Bettini AFP Photo by LUCA BETTINIAFP via Getty Images

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He is quicker nonetheless on the third checkpoint. 30:37 places him 36 seconds up on Černy, who comes throughout the road.

The Czech TT champion smashes Campenaerts’ time! He is 49.65 seconds quicker at 43:56. An excellent trip.

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De Gendt is third-fastest over the climb, simply 10 seconds down on Ganna. Good.

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Černy will not get to benefit from the sizzling seat for very lengthy, although. He has crushed it at a median pace of 47.5kph to set a time of 43:06, 50 seconds up on the CCC man.

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Ganna is coming as much as the second checkpoint.

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A thumbs up for Dennis after the end. Ganna has edged forward by 5 seconds on the second test, in the meantime.

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One other man down for Ganna – he passes Giovanni Visconti.

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44:40 for Tratnik on the end as he edges forward of Campenaerts.

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Checkpoint 3 for Ganna – he is gone even quicker, placing 17.76 seconds into Dennis.

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De Gendt third on the first two checkpoints. Ganna heads up the final hill of the day in direction of the end line.

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Ganna blows previous time trial specialist Chad Haga now. The Italian has handed 5 males on the street now…

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Matteo Sobrero beats his NTT teammate Campenaerts by fractions of a second on the end.

Ganna powers alongside at 500+ watts on the hill. It ought to simply be a query of how a lot he’ll win by now.

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Peter Sagan crosses the road with a good time of 47:19, fifteenth place to date.

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42:40 for Ganna on the end! Crushing.

That appears sure to be the stage win sorted. Laborious to think about one other rider breaking the 43-minute barrier.

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Ganna’s teammate Jonathan Castroviejo units off. Ilnur Zakarin subsequent after which 16 males left to start out.

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43:51 for Thomas De Gendt on the end. Third place for him. An excellent trip from the Belgian.

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A little bit of a lull now as we look ahead to the GC males to start out. Tanel Kangert (EF Professional Biking) is third on the second checkpoint, although.

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Castroviejo is seventh over the Muro, 33 seconds down on Ganna.

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The final 15 males on GC head off at three-minute intervals. Tao Geoghegan Hart (Ineos Grenadiers) is off now. 11 left to go.

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31:19 for Kangert on the third checkpoint. He is fourth-fastest there with 9.5km to go.

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Castroviejo improves to sixth-fastest on the second test, 47 seconds down on Ganna.

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Jakob Fuglsang and Rafał Majka have began their efforts.

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White jersey wearer Jai Hindley (Sunweb) begins now. Konrad, Nibali, Pozzovivo, Bilbao, Kelderman and Almeida left to go.

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44:13 for Kangert on the line, good for fifth quickest to date.

Brandon McNulty has had a pleasant opener, driving to 3rd on the Muro, 5 seconds down on Ganna. Fuglsang eighth, an additional 24 seconds down.

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Vincenzo Nibali (Trek-Segafredo) is off. How will he fare at this time? He ought to be among the many strongest of the GC males.

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Pozzovivo off now. He is a superb time trialist regardless of his 1.65m body and low weight.

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McNulty is flying – 21:57 on the second test. He is in third, simply 15 seconds slower than Ganna.

Fuglsang is 47 seconds down on McNulty.

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Konrad, Hindley and Majka have not had nice rides to the primary test. twentieth, 23th and eleventh up the Muro.

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Nibali 35 seconds down on Ganna on the high of the climb He is behind Majka, Masnada, Fuglsang and McNulty up there.

In the meantime, Almeida units off. All riders out heading in the right direction now. 

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This is Jakob Fuglsang out heading in the right direction.

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11:35 for Pozzovivo on the high of the Muro. That is faster than Nibali and Fuglsang however 23 seconds down on McNulty.

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