Giro 2024 Route stage 20: Alpago – Bassano del Grappa

Giro d'Italia 2024Saturday 25 May - The penultimate stage of the Giro d'Italia is a mountanous test of 175 kilometres with start in Alpago and finish in Bassano del Grappa. The race comes down to a double ascent up the brutal Monte Grappa and a long descent to the line.

The route is very straightforward. A few minor hurdles pep up the predominantly first part of the race. Then, after 80 kilometres of action, the Monte Grappa makes its entrance. The ascent amounts to 18 kilometres, while the average gradient sits at 8.1%.

It’s been ten years since the last inclusion of Monte Grappa. Back then, the climb was the pinnacle of an individual time trial, which was won by Nairo Quintana, who went on to win the GC that year. Two year ago it was Natnael Tesfatsion who outspirnted Filippo Zana en Vadim Pronskiy at the summit in the Queen Stage of the Adriatica Ionica Race. That ascent was different though, as the riders came from Pedavena, on the north side, while the riders tackle Mont Grappa this time from Semonzo, the south side, just as they did in 2014.

There are roughly 30 kilometres remaining after the second climb up Monte Grappa komen hebben ze nog een slordige 30 kilometer voor de wielen. Dat is grotendeels een afdaling en in de laatste 5 kilometer is de weg zo goed als vlak.

The second intermediate sprint comes with 3, 2 and 1 seconds, while the first three riders on the line gain 10, 6 and 4 seconds.

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