The 2nd stage of Paris-Nice sets off west of Paris to head south. Two opportunities for those eyeing up the mountain jersey present themselves in the first 55 kilometres. Côte de Senlisse slopes for 1.1 kilometre at 5.5%, while Côtes-des-Granges-le-Roi is 1.5 kilometres and its average gradient 3.5%.
Last year’s edition of the Race to the Sun saw two bunch sprints. Arnaud Démare and Dylan Groenewegen turned out on top.
The first three riders on the line win time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while two intermediate sprints (at kilometre 85 and at kilometre 140.5) come with 3, 2 and 1 seconds each.
Another interesting read: results/race report 2nd stage 2019 Paris-Nice.
Paris-Nice 2019 stage 2: route, profile, more
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