Uphill to Urbino

First individual effort against the clock

The Pesaro to Urbino 39.4-kilometre time trial is the second of four (and the first individual) timed tests in the 2008 Giro d'Italia, and will be a chance for those gifted in clocked-runs to take as much time as they can on the general classification before the high-mountains start. 

It has been 20 years since the Corsa Rosa has visited the walled-city of Renaissance culture, Urbino, where France's Jean-François Bernard last ruled.

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