What is Giro-E?

2020 Giro-E

Racing an E-bike along the route of the Corsa Rosa.
20 stages on the same route as the Giro d’Italia.

Giro-E is a cycle tourism event included in the calendar of the Italian Cycling Federation (FCI), and organized by RCS Sport Spa during the Giro d’Italia, along the same route and on the same dates. The event is intended to allow all bicycle enthusiasts, amateur cyclists or former Pro riders, to experience the thrill of riding along the roads of the Giro d’Italia, on the same days as the Corsa Rosa.

It follows the same route as the professional event, the only difference being in the stage start place. The event comprises 20 stages, ranging from 70 to 115 kilometers daily. Each stage is raced in a compact peloton, with the exception of a few sections where all participants will engage in regularity and special trials with their teams, whereas team captains will be competing for sprints at each stage finish.

The event is raced using solely pedal-assisted E-road racing bicycles provided by each team.

Participants will home in on the same finish line as the Giro d’Italia, under the same finish arch, at least one hour before the scheduled finish of the Pro race.

The event has a dedicated hospitality area, which all participants can access to attend the Giro d’Italia stage finish.

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