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

110th 
 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


Milano-Torino
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
2013-
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



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