The usual split stage opening to Settimana Internazionale Coppi e Bartali has seen a slight shake up with the morning road stage to be followed by the afternoon team time trial that will see each team contest the 1b stage twice with four-man teams.
The Meridiana Kamen Team will be the first squad out of the start house at 2:30pm CET with two minute intervals between teams.
Team Sky’s ‘second team’ of Philip Deignan, David Lopez Garcia, Alex Peters, Danny Van Poppel are the second starters with Amore & Vita – Selle SMP the last of the ‘B teams’ at 3:18pm.
There will be a two minute break before the ‘first teams’ head out on course with Meridiana Kamen Team once again starting proceedings.
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