San Remo, June 2013
Like every year, the appointment of the Gran Fondo Milan – San Remo 2013 gets renewed for all amateur cyclists, a race that reproposes the route of the Spring Classic, reserved to non- professional cyclists that want to challenge themselves on the roads of the famous bike race.
The 43 edition of the Gran Fondo Milan San Remo will take place on Sunday, June 9th 2013, the previous editions have been a great success with a large presence of participants, in 2012 there were over 900 cyclists participating from all over Europe.
To better organize your participation , we invite you to visit the website of the Gran Fondo Milan San Remo for all the useful information for the logistics and organization of the race.
The Spring Classic (Classicissima di Primavera ) is coming up and for edition 2013 there’s a novelty, the Milan-San Remo will take place on Sunday March 17th , the race has been moved by the organizers for the first time from Saturday to Sunday.
The Milan-San Remo is a bike race that can count over a hundred editions, one of the biggest cycle classics and one of the one-day races mostly followed by passionates of this sport.
The departure from Milan on Sunday morning will see the descent to the Riviera, the covering of 298km of roads and the toughest part will be faced just in the province of Imperia with the climbs of Cipressa and Poggio, last bastion before tackling the descent towards the mythical finishing line which even for 2013 will be on the Promenade Italo Calvino, between the palm trees and the sea.
For all those who aren’t professional cyclists but want to emulate the legends of the two-wheels can face the route of the Milan-San Remo of March in the GranFondo Milano Sanremo that is organized every year in June.
The edition 2013 will take place on Sunday June 9, for all the logistic details, registrations and curiosities you can visit the website of the GranFondo Milan San Remo.
The race opens the season of the great cycle race and for this reason this race is known with the name of “ Classicissima di Primavera” ( Spring Classic).
A race that winds through 298 km of sweat and dust, the starting line is scheduled at Milan, in front of the Sforzesco Castle, the arrival in San Remo, on the seashore.
The route represents a real journey that crosses a split of Northern Italy. The start is usually accompanied by the typical continental climate of Milan, sometimes the race begins under rain or under a gray cloudy sky.
After almost 300 kilometers you reach the Flower Riviera, land of eternal spring, under a blu sky, caressed by the sea breeze and surrounded by the fragrance of flowers and Mediteranean plants.
The Milan – San Remo has in its Hall of Fame names of greatest Italian and international cyclists, starting from Girardengo passing through Coppi and Bartali, matadors of the editions of the 50’s, continuing with Merckx,Gimondi, Saronni, Moser, up to today’s champions like Chiappucci, Cipollini, Zabel, Bettini, Pozzato.…
The dream of every cyclist is enumerate at least one victory at the Milan – San Remo, symbol of cyclism of all times, a competiton that shines in the firment of the great bike races.
The Milan-San Remo of 2012 will have a beneficial connotation, infact it will also be a race for the solidarity and a real help for Eastern Liguria for the damages of the tragic flood of Autumn 2011.