After the tough mountain stage to Corvara/Alta Badia, the GC men don’t get much of a chance to catch their breath.
We are still in Southern Tyrol and so the arrival place is blessed with both an Italian and a German name: Alpe di Siusi and Seiser Alm. Somewhere near is the largest high altitude Alpine meadow (Alm, according to the Germans) in Europe, located at elevation between 1,680 to 2,350 meter and covering 57 square kilometres.
The first 1.8 kilometres of the ITT are doable before the torture kicks in. From that place onwards it is a drag with maximum grades at 10% per 100 metres.
The intermediate checkpoint is after 4.35 kilometres. One may wonder how predictive the times will be as the toughest section is yet to come. With 7.5 kilometres done the road goes up at 11%.
Edition 2014 saw the last mountain ITT in the Giro. Nairo Quintana took the stage, thus cementing his overall lead and ulimately winning the Giro d’Italia that year.
Live race report stage 15, Giro d’Italia 2016. The finish of leader Steven Kruijswijk is estimated to be around 5:15 pm – local time.
Giro 2016 Stage 15: Route maps, height profiles, etc.
Click on the images to zoom
Related articles Riders - Giro d'Italia 2016 Favourites and GC contenders - Giro d'Italia 2016 Route and stages - Giro 2016 More articles
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Carapaz solos to gold in road race
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Route road race - men
Summer Olympics: Winners and records
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Route road race – women
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Riders road race – women
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Favourites road race – women
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Route ITT - men
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Riders ITT – men
Summer Olympics 2021 Tokyo: Route ITT - women
Clásica de San Sebastián 2021: The Route
Vuelta 2021: The Route
Vuelta 2021: Riders
Vuelta 2021: GC Favourites
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 1: Burgos - Burgos
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 2: Caleruega - Burgos
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 3: Santo Domingo de Silos - Picón Blanco
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 4: El Burgo de Osma - Molina de Aragón
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 5: Tarancón - Albacete
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 6: Requena - Cullera
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 7: Gandía - Balcón de Alicante
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 8: Santa Pola - La Manga del Mar Menor
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 9: Puerto Lumbreras - Alto de Velefique
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 10: Roquetas de Mar - Rincón de la Victoria
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 11: Antequera - Valdepeñas de Jáen
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 12: Jaén - Córdoba
Vuelta 2021 Route stage 13: Belmez - Villanueva de la Serena
Tour de France 2021 Route stage 21: Chatou - Paris
Tour de France: Winners and records
Cycling Calendar 2021