Tour of Valencia 2019 Route stage 2: Alicante - Alicante
Thursday 7 February - At 166 kilometres, the 2nd stage of the Tour of Valencia is an out-and-back race in Alicante. The race through Valencia's interior takes in three KOM climbs, while the finale is a 40 kilometres descent to the coast line.
Onc the flag is dropped the route goes up. The climb is far from steep, yet is a a long drag of 24.5 kilometres to the village Maigmó. The actual climb is 8.7 kilometres and slopes at 3.8%.
While underway to the second climb, Puerto de Canalí, the riders touch the 3rd stage of the 2019 Vuelta when they move through Ibi. The route continues to Onil before hitting the Puerto de Canalí, which is a 6.5 kilometres climb with an average gradient of 5.7%.
Following the descent to Cocentaina the road goes up for the third time. This one is non-classified, but still, the route climbs for 5.6 kilometres at 4.9%.
The riders tackle the last climb straight after the (short) descent. Peaking out at 1,020 metres, the Carrasqueta is a 7.8 kilometres climb at 3.4%. The finale is a 40 kilometres downhill to the finish line in Alicante.
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