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Old 01-06-13, 20:59
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A new climb in Cantabria? Anybody care to guess at La Estranguada or Bejes? Both would be 5-6km at 9% or so. Anyone know if there's enough room for a finish at La Capía?
It would be great having a stage with the last 95 kilometres like this:



Lunada, Caracol, Albionzo, Estranguada and Peña Cabarga.

The climb to Peña Cabarga would be far for Estranguada but it is a very good stage. I sign it at the moment.

In relation to la capia I don´t know anything about it, but the finish line is supposed to be in Peña Cabarga or Fuente De.
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Old 01-07-13, 16:24
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I don't think this aspect has been commented on at all, but Unipublic is taking its insanity to unseen levels these days. Not only do they get rid of all mountain passes that could trigger attacks before the riders can see the finish, but they're now not even climbing the final (and only) climbs of stages in their entirety. In this edition we'll watch the riders stop at km 7 of this climb again:



And we'll also witness a stage finish on km 17 of this:



And it's been reported today that Peñas Blancas will not be climbed to the top at Los Reales either. They'll stop at the Peñas Blancas pass. According to an Andalusian newspaper, Unipublic "did not want any significant gaps too early". As you see, they're not even sugarcoating their intentions anymore.


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Old 01-07-13, 16:27
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well I can't say I'm surprised.
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Old 01-07-13, 17:45
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Heij Big Phil! Wanna win a grand tour?
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Old 01-09-13, 11:09
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Finally good news, the stage of Haza Llana will have Monachil before the last climb.
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Old 01-09-13, 11:14
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Finally good news, the stage of Haza Llana will have Monachil before the last climb.
when is the presentation?
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Old 01-09-13, 11:22
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Nice, just a fast descent between them. Will that stage be in the first week?
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Old 01-09-13, 11:32
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when is the presentation?
The presentation is this Saturday 12th.

Ferminal, the stage will be the second Monday of the race, 2nd September. The last stage in Andalucia:

Saturday:........Peņas Blancas
Sunday...........Valdepeņas de Jaen
Monday..........Purche-Haza Llana
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Old 01-09-13, 11:32
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Ok so we will have something like this stage I designed, only finishing on top of Dornajo instead of descending to Granada-La Alhambra.

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The presentation is this Saturday 12th.

Ferminal, the stage will be the second Monday of the race, 2nd September. The last stage in Andalucia:

Saturday:........Peņas Blancas
Sunday...........Valdepeņas de Jaen
Monday..........Purche-Haza Llana
Thanks... so Stages 8, 9 and 10, three consecutive uphill finishes.
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