Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2019: The Route
Sunday 15 September - The 10th edition of the Grand Prix de Montréal amounts to 219.6 kilometres. The hilly race is played out on a 12.2 kilometres circuit that is tackled eighteen times. The route of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal features 4,734 vertical metres.
The circuit is a carbon copy of last year, but the race isn’t. The 12.2 kilometres lap is tackled two extra times, adding to the attrition of the race. Last year’s edition was won by Michael Matthews. The Australian outgunned Sonny Colbrelli and Greg Van Avermaet in the uphill sprint.
The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal sets off on Avenue du Parc to tackle the Côte Camillien-Houde early on. The climb in Parc du Mont-Royal is 1.8 kilometres at 8%. On winding roads the metropolis of Montreal seems very far away indeed.
After cresting the Camillien-Houde the riders plunge down a steady drop and following 1 kilometre on the flat the next climb appears. The Côte de la Polytechnique is 780 metres at 6%, while a 200 metres ramp at 11% kicks in hard. This is the steepest stretch in each round.
Following the Côte de la Polytechnique the riders turn left to drop down Chemin de la Rampe. After a sharp turn the route arrives on the wide Boulevard Edouard-Montpetit. A left-hander and two right-handers lead onto the Avenue Claude Champagne, an uphill of 800 metres at 4%.
Over the Claude Champagne climb it is 2.9 kilometres to the line. The first 500 metres are on the flat before a flying descent takes the riders to the famous U-turn with 560 metres left. After almost coming to a standstill, the final run-in to the finish line slopes at 4%.
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