Stage 20 of Vuelta a España 2013 will finish at the Alto de l’Angliru, the sixth-time in Vuelta history. This is the toughest climb in cycling history for many.
The length of the course is 142.2 km, from Avilés to Alto de L’Angliru.
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Vuelta a España 2013 edition will start in Vilanova de Arousa on August 24th, Saturday, and finish in Madrid on September 15th, Sunday. The race will start with a Team Time Trial and has 11 summit finishes this year, one more than in 2012. One of the summit finishes is at Peyragudes (in France). And the Angliru will be scene of the deciding stage.
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A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with a red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock. This is Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in the bicycle racing history.
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