Ritsch-Rotkreuz is close to Lake Zug in the heart of Switzerland and it’s partly around that lake stage 2 is raced. In two wide rounds incorporating Lake Ägeri the first 110 kilometers are done. On both occasions the riders go up a categorized peak near the village Allenwinden.
After two wide rounds two smaller and different rounds take the riders over the Michaelskreuz climb. The last time, Michaelskreuz is crested with 13 kilometres left and the rest of the route is downhill.
In 2014, stage 2 was won by Cameron Meyer. That was a totally different ball game, including two hors category climbs.
Race report/race results stage 2, Tour de Suisse 2015.
Tour de Suisse 2015 stage 2: Route map, height profile, and more
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