La Vuelta 2021 Stage 20 Highlights | Final Road Stage For GC Challengers

Published on September 4th 2021

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It may seem surprising that this Vuelta stage does not include the big mountains in its previous penultimate stages which may make it seem easier for the riders, however this is far from the truth, including 3,000 meters of climbing just for good measure. Possessing five cat climbs that on their own seem simple enough, the recovery time in between them is short meaning riders will have to work hard to manage their energy reserves and tackle the climbs systematically. A steeper final climb concludes with a summit finish, with riders climbing for 8.3km at an average of 5.3%. Designed by Oscar Pereiro (2006 Tour de France Winner), he described the stage as leg-breaking, and with the successive climbs at the end, it surely does seem that way. Subscribe to GCN+ for cycling as you have never seen it before! Live racing, shows & cycling adventure films: https://gcn.eu/plus Subscribe to GCN Racing: https://gcn.eu/gcn-racing #GCN #Cycling #BikeRacing Check out the GCN App: https://gcn.eu/app Let us know what your favourite race is, and which races you’d like us to cover. Brought to you by the world’s biggest cycling channel, the Global Cycling Network (GCN), GCN Racing brings you the best of the world’s bike races to your screens, wherever you are: the finest live race commentary, in-depth analysis and behind the scenes access from your favourite events are all here. So get involved, join us, and get ready to be in the thick of the action. Engage with on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on cycling racing. GCN - https://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN GCN Japan: https://gcn.eu/subscribe-gcn-japan GCN Italia: https://gcn.eu/GCN-Italia Suscribirse a GCN en Español: http://gcn.eu/Suscribirse The GCN Club - http://gcn.eu/club YouTube Channel - http://gcn.eu/gcnYT Facebook - http://gcn.eu/gcnFb Instagram - http://gcn.eu/GCNInsta Twitter - http://gcn.eu/gcnTW GMBN Tech - http://gmbn.tech/subscribe GCN Tech - http://gcntech.co/subscribe EMBN - http://embn.me/subscrib