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89th Tour de France - Grand Tour

France, July 6-28, 2002

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Stage 15 - Tuesday July 23: Vaison-le-Romaine - Les deux Alpes, 226.5 km

By Tim Maloney, European editor

After a rest day to recover from Ventoux, this 7 hour stage concludes in a mountaintop finish at Les-Deux-Alpes, Stage 15 starts at 10:20 in the quaint town of Vaison-la-Romaine and heads east across the mountains of Haut-Provence, then up into the Vercours region to the Cat 3. Col de Prémol (2.2 km/5.5%), up the Gorges du Gats to the cat. 2 Col de Grimone (11.5 km/4.8%) after 116 km, then after two more Cat 3. climbs, Stage 15 climbs into the rugged Massif des Ecrins via the Cat. 2 Col d'Ornon (9.8 km/4.8%) and the final assault up to the Cat 1. Les Deux-Alpes (11.5 km/6.1%). Marco Pantani took charge of the Tour here with his stage win in 1998.


km    Location
0     Vaison-La-Romaine                                       Start
68.5  Col De Prémol                                    Cat. 3 climb
81.5  Luc-En-Diois                                           Sprint
116   Col De Grimone                                   Cat. 2 climb
123.5 Col De La Croix-Haute                            Cat. 3 climb
136.5 Col Du Banchet                                   Cat. 3 climb
160   Côte De Ponsonas                                 Cat. 3 climb
190   Col D'ornon                                      Cat. 2 climb
203   Le Bourg-D'oisans                                      Sprint
226.5 Les Deux-Alpes                          Cat. 1 climb & Finish

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