The route of the 4th stage between Pinerolo and Valloire

The route of the 4th stage between Pinerolo and Valloire
The route of the 4th stage between Pinerolo and Valloire

After three stages of around 200 kilometres each, the peloton crosses the Alps on Tuesday with a day of 139 kilometres of effort. The peloton leaves Italy and Pinerolo to enter France and arrive in Valloire. Obviously, even if the distance is shorter than the other days, the difficulty of this stage should put the riders’ bodies to the test.

The route of the 4th stage of the Tour de France. - SOURCE

The Col du Galibier welcomes cyclists to France

The day after the historic victory of the Eritrean Biniam Girmay Hailu, the stage will start with a false flat of around 40 kilometers, which will end with the ascent of the famous Italian summit of Sestriere. Then, it is the Col de Montgenèvre (8.2 km at 6%) which will stand before the runners before arriving in France. The Col du Galibier will await them to widen the gaps in the general classification.

A bad memory for Thomas Voeckler

The fight promises to be tough in the Alps, especially in the Lautaret pass. As in 2011, this stage of the Tour de France takes place in Pinerolo. At the time, the Yellow Jersey Thomas Voeckler finished in the scenery of a terrace after a badly negotiated bend…

The Top 4 in the general classification

1 EQU Richard Carapaz d’EF Education – Easy Post 15h21’41”

2 SLV Tadej Pogacar – UAE Team Emirates – at 0″

3 BEL Remco Evenepoel – Soudal – Quick Step à 0″

4 DAN Jonas Vingegaard – Visma Lease a Bike à 0″

The general classification of the Tour de France, in full, and the upcoming stages.

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