Basso checks out Giro stages

Young Italian stage race talent Ivan Basso (CSC) will reconnoitre the route of the eleventh stage of...

Young Italian stage race talent Ivan Basso (CSC) will reconnoitre the route of the eleventh stage of this year's Giro d'Italia on March 22. Joined by his teammate Andrea Peron and Bjarne Riis, team manager of CSC, Basso will ride the course of the difficult mountain stage from Marostica to Zoldo Alto/Dolomiti Stars in the province of Belluno, involving two climbs (Prasso Cereda at 1369 m, Prasso Duran at 1601 m) and the final climb to the finish in Zoldo Alto (1514 m).

On the following day, Basso will also ride the route of the 13th stage, another decisive mountain stage of 217 km from Mezzocorona to Ortisei/St.Ulrich.

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