113th Il Lombardiafrom 12 Oct 2019 to 12 Oct 2019
The Monument Classic that closes the cycling season will be dedicated to the recently deceased great champion, Felice Gimondi. The race will start from Bergamo and finish in Como after 243km. Compared to the last edition, won by the French rider Thibaut Pinot, the San Fermo della Battaglia returns in the route’s final of the route, to be climbed as well as the Colle Gallo, Colle Brianza, Madonna del Ghisallo, Sormano and Civiglio. A commemorative jersey to celebrate Gimondi will be presented to the race winner. The Gran Fondo Il Lombardia will follow on the next day, Sunday 13 October.
Il Lombardia, won twice by Felice Gimondi in 1966 and in 1973, will pay tribute to the great champion of Sedrina on Saturday 12 October on the route that will start from Bergamo and finish on the Como lakefront. The winner will be awarded a celebratory jersey to commemorate this very special 113th edition.
where: finish on the lakefront, Lungo Lario Trento - Como
Starting from Bergamo at 10.30 am, finish in Como between 4.40 and 5.30 pm