102nd Tour de France, Stage 17

By: albertocontadornotebook

Jun 15 2015

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Stage 17, July 22: Digne-les-Bains – Pra Loup, 161 km

The final act of 2015 Tour begins today as the race tackles the first of four intimidating stages in the Alps, containing a total of eighteen categorized climbs.

Stage 17 features five of those climbs, with an emphasis on the first-category penultimate Col d’Allos and its descent to the foot of the final climb to Pra Loup.

Highlights:

Km 40: Col des Lèques (3rd-cat., 6 km at 5.3% avg.)

Km 67: Col de Toutes Aures (3rd-cat., 6.1 km at 3.1% avg.)

Km 80.5: Feed zone

Km 96: col de la Colle (2nd-cat., 11 km at 5.2% avg.)

Km 111: Intermediate sprint at Beauvezer

Km 139: Col d’Allos (1st-cat., 14 km at 5.5% avg.)

Km 161 (finish): Pra Loup (2nd-cat., 6.2 km at 6.5% avg.)

Start time: 12:45
Real racing: 12:55
Finish time: 16:50-17:17

Click images below to enlarge, then scroll down and click to supersize.

Riding for Tinkoff-Saxo:
41 Alberto Contador
42 Ivan Basso
43 Daniele Bennati
44 Roman Kreuziger
45 Rafal Majka
46 Michael Rogers
47 Peter Sagan
48 Matteo Tosatto
49 Michael Valgren

Click below to see other stages:

Intro, Route, Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Stage 6, Stage 7, Stage 8 Stage 9 Stage 10 Stage 11 Stage 12, Stage 13, Stage 14, Stage 15, Stage 16, Stage 17, Stage 18

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