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Giro d’Italia preview: No clear favorite in wide-open edition

From Budapest to Verona, here are the pink jersey favorites, the key stages, the traps and opportunities to open the 2022 grand tour racing season.

Pink jerseys, big mountains, bigger drama, the “big start” in Budapest, and late spring blizzards, what’s not to love about the Giro d’Italia?

The 2022 grand tour racing season opens in Budapest on May 6 and ends in Verona on May 29, a three-week odyssey that will push the peloton to its collective limits.

In between are two time trials, a few big transfers, a sprinkling of sprint stages, and plenty of mountains.

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With its trademark accent on a brutally harsh final week of climbing in northern Italy, the 105th edition of the corsa rosa promises to deliver as it always does with intense, sometimes unpredictable racing across 21 stages.