He Tour de France keep going. After yesterday’s stage, this Wednesday stage number 17 of the gala round with a clear mountain profile will be held. A tour of 170 kilometers starting in Grenoble and with arrival high in the port of special category of Col de la Loze at 2,304 meters high.
In Col de la Loze a champion will be imposed by force. The stage profile Invite Tour favorites to go all out in a stage that can mark the Tour de France.
But first they will have to climb the slopes that lead to the top of La Madeleine with 8.4% unevenness for 17.1 kilometers. Climbing at the Méribel station will also be very tough. Once that is over they will still have 7 kilometers of absolute irregularity, with several sections with a 20% slope.