Gianni Motta is a well known Italian Racer with a 1966 Giro d’Italia overall win as well as multiple Giro stage wins throughout the years.
Today’s race is not only named after him, but designed to test some of the world’s best cyclist in areas Motta was known for.
17% climbs throughout the day, definitely makes you not like those “skinny European guys” when approaching the foot of the climbs. J
Grant and Tom both finished the stage, more to come later in the day with results and points.