Vuelta 2015 Favourites stage 19: Cobbled climb to suit Geraint Thomas

Geraint ThomasWith a cobbled climb in the finale, stage 19 is tailor made for riders who feel at ease in Flanders. Geraint Thomas, are you up for it? (Slideshow route/profile)

With 20 kilometres left Alto La Paramera is crested, a 8.7 kilometres climb at 4.5%. At the same time, in theory the Paramera is the toughest ascent of the day. So in real life the real venom in stage 19 lies hidden in the cobbled climb into Ávila.

*** Geraint Thomas
** Tom Dumoulin, John Degenkolb
* Sylvain Chavanel, Jens Keukeleire

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