57th Vuelta al País Vasco Stage 3 profile

By: albertocontadornotebook

Apr 02 2017

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Stage 3, April 5: Vitoria-Gasteiz – Donostia (San Sebastián), 160.5 km

Neutral start: 13:10
Real racing: 13:30
Finish: 17:19-17:43

Today’s course is a rollercoaster of 160.5 km, up and down without rest in the latter 100 kilometers.

Of the six categorized climbs, the 1st-category Santa Ageda is the toughest, but it’s the section between the Andazarrte climb and the long descent to Mendizorrotz that will test the riders the most. After going over the top of Andazarrate, there’s a false flat until Igeldo. Whoever can get a gap here has a chance to foil a sprint finish in San Sebastián.

Climbs:

Km 50.2, Alto de Udana: 3rd category

Km 75.9, Alto de Mandubia, 2nd category

Km 94.7, Alto de Santa Ageda, 1st category

Km 113.5, Alto de Alkiza, 3rd category

Km 124.5, Alto de Andazarrate, 3rd category

Km 150, Alto de Mendizorrotz, 3rd category

Other features:

Km 106.4-108.4: Feed zone
Km 131.7: Meta volante at Aia
Km 141.6: Meta volante at Orio
Km 153.3: Meta volante at Igeldo

Official website
Complete roster

Follow @Contador_Notebk for live reports
Alberto Contador Notebook 

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Riding for Trek-Segafredo:

1 Alberto Contador
2 Julien Bernard
3 Andre Cardoso
4 Lauret Didier
5 Ruben Guerreiro
6 Jesús Hernández
7 Markel Irizar
8 Haimair Zubeldia

Go to Stages:

Introduction
Stage 1
Stage 2
Stage 3
Stage 4
Stage 5
Stage 6

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