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23rd Giro di Lombardia 1927 (Italy)


By Barry Boyce, CyclingRevealed Historian



Binda Dominates Lombardia

World Champion and Giro d'Italia winner Alfredo Binda capped a great season with a solo breakaway victory in the 1927 Giro di Lombardia. This was Binda's third consecutive victory in the “Race of the Falling Leaves”.


GdL October 30, 1927
252 Km, Milan-Milan

1. Alfredo BINDA (Ita) 8h57'27"

2. Alfonso Piccin (Ita) +4'11"

3. Antonio Negrini (Ita)

Starters: 103
Finishers: 57
Average Speed: 28.132 km/h




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