Giro stage 18 preview

Stage 18: Mori to Polsa, 20.6km individual time trial

This is an uphill time trial which is steepest and twistiest towards the summit. The final 7km is constant climbing at 7-8% gradient after a couple of short, flattish sections mid-climb. That means the pure climbers won’t be at such a disadvantage relative to the time trial specialists, so we will see the gaps between the GC contenders measured in seconds rather than minutes. Continue reading