Aussie highlights  at
the Italian
"Autumn Tours"

 (the last one day classics of the year)

                       Milan-Turin, Sep 28th 2016

Tour of Piedmonte  -  
Gran Piemonte Oct 29th 2016

 Tour of Lombardy Oct 1st 2016

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Giro di Lombardia
(AKA Il Lombardia)
around mountains of Lombardy in Northern Italy
 first edition was 1905
World cup race

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Oct 4th 2015- No Aussie finished
Oct 5th 2014- Cadel Evans 25th

Oct 6th-2013-
Michael Rogers 51st
Sep 29-2012- Simon Clarke 15th
Oct 17-2009- Cadel Evans 10th
Oct 20-2007- Cadel Evans 6th
Oct 16-2004- Cadel Evans 4th

Oct 18, 1997- Scott Sunderland 15th
Oct 20-1990- Stephen Hodge  17th
Oct 18-1986Phil Anderson 3rd
Oct 13-1984-Michael Wilson 27th
Oct 15-1983- Phil Anderson 8th

None of the trilogy were held in 2000 due to torrential rain which caused catastrophic mud slides in Piedmont area

Milan  to Turin
(first held in 1876 oldest Italian classic
 and one of the oldest in the World )

best placed Aussie
Oct 1st 2014- Lachlan Morton 72nd
Oct 2nd-2013- Michael Rogers 70th
race returned in 2012 after a five-year hiatus
Sep 26th-2012 Matt Lloyd 57th
Mar 12th-2007- Stuart O'Grady 4th
Mar 5th- 2005-  Stuart O'Grady 12th
Oct 13th-2004- Cadel Evans 4th
& Allan Davis 6th
Oct 17th-2001- Mathew Hayman  7th
Oct 15th-1997- Scott Sunderland 10th
Oct 11th-1988- Phil Anderson 2nd
Oct 14th-1987- Phil Anderson won

in 1987 Milan-Torino was switched from March to October and formed the autumn treble

81st edition of Milan-Turin in 1995 Italian Marco Pantani was seriously injured after colliding with a four-wheel drive vehicle that strayed onto the closed road

Tour of Piedmont
(aka Giro del Piemonte, Gran Piemonte)
Oct 2nd 2015- No Aussies raced
2014 - cancelled due to financial problems
Oct 12th-2006- Gene Bates 3rd
Oct 14th-2004- Allan Davis won in a bunch sprint
Oct 16th-2003- Allan Davis 10th
Oct 18th 2001- Michael Rogers 11th
Oct 15th-1987- Stephen Hodge 12th
Oct 16th-1986- Phil Anderson 4th
Oct 14th-1982- Michael Wilson 3rd

1951 shortly after Italian Serse Coppi finished race he died from head injuries suffered from a crash during race