Vuelta a España 2012, Stage 11 profile
Central to today’s individual time trial route, logistically and strategically, is the 3rd-category Alto Monte Castrove, a 10-km climb at 4.40% average gradient.
The ascent begins at Km 13.5 and peaks at Km 23.5. These points function as the tw0 intermediate time checks.
There is a technical descent from the Monte Castrove, which ends with about 1.5 kilometers of flat road.
The riders can pick up food and drinks at Km 20.5, 3 kilometers from the top of the climb.
Alberto Contador’s start time is 16:46.
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