Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2022: The Route

Grand Prix de Montréal 2022: RouteSunday 11 September - At 221.4 kilometres, the Grand Prix de Montréal serves an elevation gain of 4,842 vertical metres. The circuit race takes in eighteen laps of 12.3 kilometres.

Usually, the race comes down to the last 560 metres. The riders almost come to a standstill in the U-turn on the Avenue du Parc before the final run-in to the finish line slopes at 4%. Last year Greg Van Avermaet took the spoils, thus succeeding Michael Matthews.

Each round begins on Avenue du Parc and shortly the the riders tackle the Côte Camillien-Houde. The climb in Parc du Mont-Royal is 1.8 kilometres long and slopes at 8% before a steady drop leads onto 1 kilometre on the flat. Then the next climb appears. The Côte de la Polytechnique is 780 metres long and the average gradient sits at 6%. A 200 metres section at 11% is the steepest stretch in each round.

The route descends down Chemin de la Rampe before entering the wide Boulevard Edouard-Montpetit. A left-hander and two right-handers lead onto the Avenue Pagnuelo, an uphill of 534 metres at 7.5%.

Over the Avenue Pagnuelo climb it is almost 3 kilometres to the line. The first 500 metres are on the flat before a flying descent takes the riders to the U-turn with 560 metres remaining.

Another interesting read: results 2022 Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal.

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2022: route, profile, more

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