7 Things You Need To Know About Milan - SanRemo

Published on March 16th 2017


Milan - SanRemo aka La Classicissima is the longest one day event in the UCI World Tour and here's 7 things you need to know about the spring classic Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/5S Who is your tip for the win? Let us know below 👇 Milan - SanRemo is the first monument of the season and at 291km (+7km neutralised) it is actually a pretty flat race with just a few lumps along the way, with two small climbs, the Cipressa and the Poggio towards the finish. However, the weather can play a large part in the race, with editions having to be neutralised due to adverse weather conditions 2017 see's the 108th edition of the race, originally the race was a two-stage race for amateurs until it became a professional one day race. Eddy Merckx is the all time record holder of victories with seven to his name All 18 UCI World Tour teams will take to the start line plus 7 "Wild Card" teams that are selected at the discretion of the race organisers. The Wild Card teams will be desperate to get into the early breakaway to show off their sponsors for the TV cameras and the viewers at home. Watch more on GCN... What Is A Monument? 📹 http://gcn.eu/OFE0Jh Who Is The Greatest Classics Rider Of All Time? 📹 http://gcn.eu/1F6RGQv Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com