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We are putting our software through its paces, mostly to hunt down bugs and look for improvements we can make.
This is largely for system administrators, but folks are welcome to weigh and comment on any technical issues you may have encountered during the Giro d’Italia. CLICK HERE to join us as we muddle our way through our software. Don’t hesitate to comment.
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Three weeks of racing at the 2015 Giro d’Italia comes to an end today as surviving riders take on a flat 185-kilometer ride from Torino to finish this grand tour with seven laps through a 5.4-kilometer circuit in Milan.
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The 20th stage of the 2015 Giro d’Italia takes riders on a long 199-kilometer ride from Saint Vincent to a brutally difficult finish on the roads to Sestriere.
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At 236 kilometers and featuring a brutally difficult finale, the 19th Stage of the 2015 Giro d’Italia is probably the most challenging of this edition of the Italian National Tour.
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With a long, flat start ending with a ride up and over the challenging Monte Ologno, the 18th Stage of the 2015 Giro d’Italia seems suited for riders in a late break-away.
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At 134km and sporting a relatively flat profile, the 17th Stage of the 2015 Giro d’Italia from Tirano to Lugano, Switzerland, should favor the sprinters in the peloton, but if the chase doesn’t get organized, we may see another win for those riders in the day’s break.
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The Giro d’Italia continues its march through the Italian Alps with a tough 174-kilometer 16th Stage race from Pinzolo to Aprica, including a tough climb up the Passo del Mortirolo.
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