Picture 1 of 2
Milan-San Remo will not begin in central Milan once more in 2024. The race started within the suburb of Abbiategrasso in 2023 after organisers struggled to get an settlement from the Milan authorities to host the beginning. This yr, the race begins even additional away in Pavia.
Though the shift shaves about 45km off the gap, the race organisers added a jog east towards Piacenza earlier than bringing the riders again to the historic route close to Tortona.
The Passo del Turchino continues as the primary climb of the race which is able to clock at 288km this season. The trio of small climbs alongside the Mediterranean coast – the Capo Mele, Capo Cervo and Capo Berta – mark the beginning of the tip recreation, with the final climb coming with 39km to race.
The combat for place will start because the race hurtles towards the Cipressa which riders summit with 21.7km to go, after which once more because the contenders attain the ultimate ascent, the Poggio.
With simply 5.6km to go earlier than the road, the Poggio’s summit is not at all times the decider because the technical descent can favour riders with eager expertise heading downhill, corresponding to Matej Mohorič in 2022 and Mathieu van der Poel in 2023.
Whereas the beginning modifications, the finale stays the identical with the winner topped on the By way of Roma.