Last year, the Tour de Romandie featured a mountain stage with the same arrival. Chris Froome soloed to victory 4 seconds ahead of a chasing group with Thibaut Pinot and Nairo Quintana.
The 4th stage in the Tour de Suisse travels on rolling roads to the Col des Mosses, which is an 13.7 kilometres climb at 4%. At the top it’s 44 kilometres left to race.
Following the drop to Aigle the closing climb kicks in. The 11.1 kilometres toil takes the riders from 421 to 1,268 metres AMSL, so that’s an average gradient of 7.6%.
Two intermediate sprints (at kilometre 93.2 and at kilometre 129.7) come with time bonuses of 3, 2 and 1 seconds, while the first three riders on the line take 10, 6 and 4 seconds.
Tour de Suisse 2017 stage 4: Route maps, height profiles, and more
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Details last kilometres 4th stage
Profile last kilometres 4th stage
Profile final climb 4th stage
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