Tour de Suisse 2022 Route stage 2: Küsnacht - Aesch

Tour de Suisse 2022 profile stage 2Monday 13 June - The 2nd stage of the Tour de Suisse includes an elevation gain of almost 3,000 metres on a 199.4 kilometres route. The last summit is crested with 14.3 kilometres remaining.

The race opens on rolling roads. Nothing to worry about until 75 kilometres before the finish line. Then the gradients toughen up a little.

First on the climb to Gempen: 6.2 kilometres at 5%. Shortly after the descent the route crosses the line (in opposite direction) and the riders enter a lap of 55 kilometres. It features a 3 kilometres climb at 7% and with 20 kilometres to go the Challpass is likely to be pre-decisive. The Challpass is a 6.2 kilometres test with an average gradient of 5.5%, but effectually it comes down to the last 2.1 kilometres. This section goes up at 8.4%.

The summit of the Challpass is 14 kilometres away from the finish. Most of it goes downhill.

The first three riders on the line gain time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while the intermediate sprints come with 3, 2 en 1 seconds.

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Another interesting read: results 2nd stage 2022 Tour de Suisse.

Tour de Suisse 2021 stage 2: route, profile, more

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