All mountains are evenly distributed. The climbing starts at 10 kilometre and the other tops are crested at 68, 84, 125 and 158 kilometres. It’s a relatively short stage, often a reliable predictor of explosive racing.
Talking op explosions – with his fierce and attacking style El Pistolero is one to detonate the fireworks. Stronger than predicted, Contador is definitely the rider at the top of his game in La Vuelta 2014. No wins until now a victory would certainly underline his power.
Vuelta 2014 stage 16: Images and more
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Climb details Alto de la Colladona
Climb details Alto de la Cobertoria
Climb details Puerto de San Lorenzo
Climb details La Farrapona
Route and profile La Farrapona
Alto del Torno por Nueva at strava.com
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