Thursday, 20 July 2017 - in ~ 179.5 kilometres, stage 18 in the tour de France leaves from Briançon to travel to a summit top top the Izoard Pass. The last mountain stage in this year"s Grande Boucle is played the end on rojo roads before two long and also steep climbs kick in with 60 kilometre remaining.
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it is the 34th illustration of the Col d’Izoard in the tour de France, however it is the an initial time the complete line lies at the top. No photo finish, that’s for sure – the riders will certainly come strumbling across the line.
The last hill stage in the 2017 tour de France starts leaves from Briançon, at an elevation of 1,170 metres the highest possible city in France. In ~ kilometre 60 the riders stakes Côte des Demoiselles Coiffées, a 3.9 kilometres rise at 5.2%, and also until kilometre 110 over there is really nothing to issue about.
The an initial slopes that the Col de Vars start in Jausiers. The way, it’s a 21.5 kilometres rise which is getting steeper follow me the way. With sections between 2% and 3%, the very first half is merely a false flat before the going gets tough(er) from kilometre 13 onwards. The critical 9.3 kilometres are the official climb and also this ar comes through an mean slope of 7.5%, while acquiring steeper along the way. At 4 kilometre prior to the height the party yes, really gets going v 2 kilometre at approximately 10%.
After the drop come Guillestre the last rise of the tourism de France appears. The roadway through the valley is a false flat of almost 20 kilometres the runs come the foot the the Col d’Izoard. Then, with the sign ‘start climb’, the gradients really kick in. The Izoard is a 14.1 kilometer climb the is averaging 7.3%. The critical 10 kilometres go up in ~ 9% and lead to the forbidding and barren slopes the Casse Déserte. A perfect and dramatic backdrop for the critical summit end up in the 2017 tour de France.
The very first three riders ~ above the line take it time bonuses that 10, 6 and also 4 seconds.
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