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Spain also aims in 2018 in full on klimgeiten: Vuelta consists of nine arrivals uphill

The klimgeiten will again this year their heart can get in the Tour of Spain. With nine arrivals uphill remains the Vuelta, his DNA allegiance as a price for men who uphill gensters can save.

The race starts on 25 August in Malaga with a short individual time trial and ends three weeks later, on 16 september, with a ride in line to the capital, Madrid. Saturday was the stages of the 73rd stage of the Vuelta which the riders 3.271 km will make, presented in Malaga.

“We wanted the mountains again the key to success would form in the Vuelta,” said wedstrijddirecteur Javier Guillen. “We will have some new arrivals uphill to discover. That will allow us a new impetus to the race.”

In addition to nine arrivals uphill, there are also six stages for the sprinters worked out and the riders must be two time trials to finish, good for 40,7 km against the clock.

Last year went out of the race, the Brit Chris Froome.

– timetable –

25/08: 1st ride of Malaga – Malaga, 8 km (individual time trial)

26/08: 2nd ride Marbella – Caminito del Rey, 163,9 km

27/08: 3rd ride Mijas – Alhaurin de la Torre, 182,5 km

28/08: 4th ride of Velez-Malaga – Alfacar, 162 km

29/08: 5th ride Granada – Roquetas de Mar, 188 km

30/08: 6th ride Huercal-Overa – San Javier airport, 153 km

31/08: 7th ride Puerto Lumbreras – Pozo Alcon, 182 km

01/09: 8th ride Linares – Almaden, 195,5 km

02/09: 9th ride Talavera de la Reina – La Covatilla, 195 km

03/09: rest day

04/09: 10th ride Salamanca – Fermoselle, Bermillo de Sayago, 172,5 km

05/09: 11th stage Mombuey – Luintra, 208,8 km

06/09: 12th ride Mondonedo – Phare de Estaca de Bares, Manon, 177,5 km

07/09: 13th ride Candas – La Camperona, 175,5 km

08/09: 14th ride Cistierna – Nava, 167 km

09/09: 15th ride Ribera de Arriba – Lacs de Covadonga, 185,5 km

10/09: day of rest

11/09: 16th ride Santillana del Mar – Torrelavega, 32,7 km (individual time trial)

12/09: 17th ride Getxo – Balcon de Bizkaia, 166,4 km

13/09: 18th ride Ejea de los Caballeros – Lleida, 180,5 km

14/09: 19th ride Lleida – Andorra (Naturlandia), 157 km

15/09: 20th ride Escaldes-Engordany (Andorra) – Col de la Gallina, 105,8 km

16/09: 21st trip Alcorcon – Madrid, 112 km

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