Vuelta a Espana 2017: Stage 11 preview

Lorca - Observatorio AstronĂ³mico de Calar Alto, 187.5km

Stage 11: Lorca - Observatorio Astronómico de Calar Alto, 187.5km

This stage counts two notorious cat-1 peaks at the back end – the bootlace-like Velefique at 1,820m high and the Calar Alto at 2,160m. The Velefique/Calar Alto double has delivered compelling if somewhat PED-fuelled performances. In 2004 Roberto Heras beat Santiago Pérez and Francisco Mancebo here. Expect a battle in the GC.

Vuelta a Espana 2017 stage 11 profile

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