Better you than me, Nathan

Garmin-Sharp’s Nathan Hass has been checking out the climbs for today’s Giro di Lombardia. Here’s a rather nasty one. 27%. Throw in the now traditional apocalyptic Italian weather, and I wonder if any riders will lose traction and have to jump off and push like Tireno-Adriatico?

New road sign

The Cote de Saint-Roche in Liege might only be 800m long, but at 12% average gradient it’s far from easy, as indicated by this rather unique road sign. Photo courtesy of Albert A.