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Was held today, Sunday, March 5, the Gran Fondo Strade Bianche by Trek, with 5,000 athletes at the start: start and finish in Siena, with passages in the Chianti Classico and the Crete Senesi.
Among the riders Fabian Cancellara and his former team, the Trek – Segafredo, along with many great champions of the pedal including, among others, Paolo Bettini, Johann Museuuw, Ivan Basso, Andrea Tafi, Alessandro Ballan, Alessandra Cappellotto.
The race was carried out regularly in spite of an attempt at sabotage, in the first part, due to the presence on the barbed wire path, nails over which the theft of the signage.
This situation has also caused the drilling and fall of some athletes, as well as the drilling of four organization means provided for the assistance of the cyclists.