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13 Jan 2018 11:35

Red Rick wrote:Any info on when it starts?

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13 Jan 2018 11:44

Route and profiles are already in lavuelta.com. It's clearly a step back from 2017.
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13 Jan 2018 11:49

The only good thing


Ignore the length though.

All functionally unipuerto, all uninspiring climbs, except for this stage.

Profiles on the TTs aren't very good, cause I think both are pretty hilly.

Really hope Dumoulin goes for Giro + Vuelta after seeing this.
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13 Jan 2018 12:30

So the Vuelta is the most TT friendly route. That's interesting
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13 Jan 2018 12:43

A GT with a prologue and one medium length TT is now "the most TT friendly route". This year is really pathetic as far as GT design is concerned. There are a few decent stages here and there, but overall they are all so imbalanced......
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