Gruppo Compatto in the first kms ...
...with Colombian Muñoz at the front
Then some attacks came, but the Pagnoncelli
boys in orange led the
As the race hit the Oltrepó Pavese area
the road kept tilting
And the peloton started splintering
With someone getting dropped big style
The green countryside of Oltrepó
Riders at the first KOM Prime (Oliva Gessi)
An image of the terrible "Muro di Donleasco" wall
with gradients up
to about 20%.
The four escapees on the way to the top of the climb
Muñoz (L) and Tricolore Jersey wearer Ermeti (R)
Another pic of the same guys on the "Muro"
And more images from the split peloton
And more of the same