Vuelta a España 2012, Stage 9 profile

By: albertocontadornotebook

Aug 15 2012

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Stage 9, Sunday, August 26: Andorra-Barcelona, 196.3 km (mountain)

Aside from two 3rd-category climbs in the middle of the stage, today’s parcours is downhill almost all the way to Barcelona, in effect,  a mirror image of  yesterday’s, which climbed gradually to Andorra.

However, one more 3rd-category climb and two spikes at the end might make the finish attractive for the classics types, if they can get away from a peloton hurtling toward the first rest day tomorrow.

Vuelta a España official website

Atlas index to Vuelta a España stages:

12, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, (rest day) 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, (rest day) 17, 18, 19, 20, 21


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