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The most spectacular images from Strade Bianche 2023 – Gallery

The most spectacular images from Strade Bianche 2023 - Gallery

Strade Bianche is a race that always pairs dramatic racing with images to match, turning on scenery ranging from the green hills of Tuscany with dust from the white gravel roads billowing into the air through to the steep crowd-packed climb on the terrace-lined street that leads riders to the distinctive finish line in the Piazzo del Campo.

The race may be one of the newest among the races that are given the title of Classics, with the men’s edition starting in 2007 and the women’s race being added in 2015, but it always remains one of the most photogenic. 

2023 was no exception, as while there may have been grey skies and rain in the lead up the sun shone on Saturday, leading to blue skies, and hard-packed roads, although dry enough to still throw up plumes of white dust.

2023 Strade Bianche - Tuscany, Italy - Tom Pidcock, Ineos Grenadiers, on his way to victory.

Tom Pidcock briefly after dropping the breakaway group (Image credit: Zac Williams/

What it did mean, however, was that the men’s edition was the fastest in race history, with Tom Pidcock crossing the line solo to take victory in the race with an average speed of 40.636 kilometres per hour. 

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