Monday, April 25, 2011

Contador On Monte Crostis Descent, Zoncolan Ascent

Alberto Contandor has been on undertaking the recon of several Giro d'Italia stages. In this video, Contador is studying the Monte Crostis climb and descent, and the Zoncolan climb of stage 14 of May 21st. Of Monte Crostis, Contador says, "It gives me fear". The announcer describes the descent as impressive. The video ends with clips of the ascent of Zoncolan.

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  1. Interesting that they've routed Crostis descent through Salars and Tualis rather than the wide main road from Ravascletto to Comeglians. From Tualis to Comeglians the roadway is maybe 3 meters wide, with several one- way gallerie, and steep. So all the riders and vehicles will need to have cleared the ascent through Tualis before the battistrade can descend. It will be exciting though.

  2. I stand corrected- they are descending from Ravascletto to Comeglians on the main road. That will be much safer.