Fernando Escartín commentary
MID-MOUNTAIN. Upon first glance, Alfacar does not seem very tough, but it will make more of a difference to the general classification than Caminito del Rey. The toughest riders will have to pay particular attention during this stage, as the climb is the kind to potentially write off one or more of the favourites.
A sporting view
Profile Vélez-Málaga / Alfacar. Sierra de la Alfaguara 162KM
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