Giro 2014 Route stage 18: Belluno – Rifugio Panarotta
Thursday, May 29th – The riders travel 171 kilometres from Belluno to Rifugio Panarotta through the Dolomites. Three climbs today and a summit finish meaning there's no saving yourself for tomorrows time trial. (Slideshow route/profile)
Three major climbs today. The first col looms after nearly 55 kilometres, the Passo San Pellegrino, at 1,918 vertical metres. The second one, the Passo del Redebus, is located slightly lower at 1,455 metres with a gradient of 8.5%. Upon reaching the summit the riders drop to 463 metres and then the road goes quickly up again, as they begin the climb to Rifugio Panarotta (1,780 metres).
The ascent to Rifugio Panarotta is a popular one with amateur cyclists. It’s 15,85 kilometres long with an average gradient of 7.9%. The steepest sections are halfway up and hit 14% in places.
All these summit finishes should create plenty of GC changes in the final week.
Giro 2014 stage 18: Images and more
Click on the images to zoom.
Watch the highlights of recent races here:
Related articles Riders and teams - Giro 2014 Favourites - Giro 2014 Withdrawals - Giro 2014 Route and stages - Giro 2014 The Route - Giro 2014 More articles
Tour de France 2018 Stage 14: Omar Fraile wins in thrilling finale, Geraint Thomas still leader
Tour de France 2018: The Route
Tour de France 2018: Riders
Tour de France 2018: Withdrawals
Tour de France 2018 Route stage 15: Millau - Carcassonne
Tour de France 2018 Favourites stage 15: Breakaway boys with fast descent
Clásica de San Sebastián 2018: The Route
BinckBank Tour 2018: The Route
Tour of Britain 2018: The Route
Critérium du Dauphiné: Recent winners
Vuelta 2018: The Route
Vuelta 2018: Riders
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route ITT – women
World Cycling Championships 2018 Innsbruck, Austria: Route road race – women
Cycling Calendar 2018
Quick Results Service
Like our Facebook page and stay on top of all pro-race information!