Rock columns, or the place where decisions are taken in the Tour de France. In passages of wheat chaff is separated, and the smaller drivers have a hard time. But here the cyclists also rises over themselves and provides high performance. The columns in the Tour de France 2009 has what it takes to inspire climbers. In addition to a trip to Andorra Tour in 2009 have also come in Switzerland, especially in the ski resort of Verbier. The last mountain of the Tour is the fabled Mont Ventoux, which in the past had often guaranteed the legendary exploits biggest cycling champion. The question is whether the “Giant of Provence” in 2009 will be the ideal stage for great performances, especially since the Mont Ventoux, the last arrival be uphill. 2009 Tour will hit for lying in his crucial times. What COLS riders in the 2009 Tour de France?
Tour de France 2009: mountain
The route of the Tour de France 2009 is first up in the Pyrenees, where drivers get three mountain stages in the menu. Then they cross the middle of the Vosges mountains and attract them to the Swiss Alps, with the arrival on the Summit of Verbier. Back in the French Alps will follow a series of tough mountain passes, then finish with the “Giant of Provence” Mont Ventoux.
Summary columns Tour 2009
The last mountain could turn a wonderful apotheosis can provide a highly original Tour de France 2009.There are a total of three arrivals up. We put the most important information for the columns in the Tour de France in 2009 in a nutshell. Each col we describe the height, length, and the average rate of increase.
Ride 7: Barcelona-Andorra Arcalis: 224 km/July 10
Drawing 8: Andorra la Veille-Saint-Girons: 176 km/July 11
Ride 9: Saint-Gaudens-Tarbes: 160 km/July 12
Ride 13: Vittel-Colmar: 200 km/July 17
Ride 15: Pontarlier-Verbier: 207 km/July 19
Ride 16: Martigny-Bourg-Saint-Maurice: 159 km/July 21
Ride 17: Bourg-Saint-Maurice-Le Grand Bornand: 169.5 km/July 22
Ride 20: Montélimar-Mont Ventoux: 167 km/July 25
Update: results arrivals uphill
Col du Verbier
In total there were three ritaankomsten a col in the Tour de France 2009, the most impressive was pretty Alberto Contador of the victory over the Col du Verbier. Contador showed that there are competitors behind with a biting breakaway on the last climb. With a phenomenally high rate of movement law, he soon a gap and deep. His opponents did not have a chance against Contador in top form, where several days later also won the individual tempos masterfully. Eventually Contador also won the overall classification of the Tour de France 2009.
The victory stage of Garate on Mont Ventoux was a beautiful performance. The Spaniard went along with the German hard riders at the start of the ride in the attack and was able to finally win thanks to an acceleration in the final kilometers. The Spanish rider is not exactly a big name in the palmares of Mont Ventoux in comparison with the known names in the past, but is a very solid and meritorious cyclist.
The first ritaankomst uphill of this Tour de France was in the stage to Andorra Arcalis, where French rider Brice Feillu was best. Brice Feillu is a rider who was considered a long time in France as a great promise in climbing. Feillu but could never really shine after the 2009 Tour in important matches.
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