The Strava data: the platoon, for the unknown Balcón de Alicante

Few professionals have climbed the final peak of the seventh stage of La Vuelta, which will include more demanding passes on a leg-breaking course throughout the day.

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After the day with the demanding final in the Alto de la Montaña de Cullera, the La Vuelta peloton faces another very demanding day full of ports this Friday, which will culminate in the climb to the Balcón de Alicante, one of the unpublished ports that are premiered in this Tour of Spain.

Before the runners will face the ascent to numerous ports prior to the final ascent, and the first of them will be Puerto La Llacuna, a first-class port with its 9.4 kilometers at 6.2% that will crown at 696 meters of altitude. 4,513 athletes have dared to climb for a total of 11,167 activities that they have completed in 42:12 to 4:43 a kilometer, while professionals usually climb it in 31:24 to 3:30 a kilometer.

French Groupama-FDJ riders Thibaut Pinot and David Gaudu have the KOM or best uphill time on Strava since January 25, 2018 with a record of 22:23 at an average of 24 km / h, while the QOM The best women's time is for the Dutch SD Worx rider Demi Vollering since last February 17 with a time of 25:01. It takes 9 efforts to be a Local Legend in La Llacuna.

After Llacuna there will be a classic port, Puerto de Tudons, second category with its 7.1 kilometers at 5.2% that will crown at 1,025 meters of altitude. 7,237 athletes have dared to climb the Strava for a total of 12,025 attempts at an average of 29:39 and 4:18 per kilometer, while the professionals climb it at 20:58 and 3:03 per kilometer.

Movistar rider Alejandro Valverde has the KOM or best time on Strava on the climb to Tudons since September 25, 2019 with a time of 14:41 at an average of 28.1 km / h, while the QOM or better Women's time is for Lara Willems from December 13, 2020 with a record of 18:18. It takes 7 efforts to be a Local Legend in the Port of Tudons.

With the accumulated fatigue in Tudons and in Puerto El Collao, the cyclists will go up to the Port of Tibi, in the third category and with bonuses after their 5.3 kilometers at 5.3% that will crown at 723 meters of altitude. 3,358 athletes have dared this climb on Strava for a total of 7,185 attempts that they have completed in 23:22 to 4:23 per kilometer, while the professionals climb it in 17:17 and to 3:16 per kilometer.

The cyclist Roberto Martínez has the KOM or best time on Strava in the Port of Tibi since February 18, 2017 with a time of 12:36 at an average of 24.7 km / h, while the QOM or the best female time It is for the MTB cyclist Elena Pérez from May 30, 2020 with a time of 17:11. It takes four efforts to be a Local Legend in the Port of Tibi

All the previous efforts could take their toll on cyclists before the final ascent to the Balcón de Alicante, a first-class port that appears on Strava with a length of 4.33 kilometers at an average 8.1% slope that will crown 995 meters of Altitude above sea level. 1,932 athletes have dared to climb the Strava for a total of 3,509 attempts that they have completed in 30:53 and 7:07 per kilometer, while professionals usually climb it in 19:45 to 4:33 per kilometer.

Former professional cyclist Darío Gadeo has the KOM or best time of the climb on Strava since August 24, 2019 with a time of 13:59 at an average of 18.6 km / h, while the user Karolineta PDL has the QOM or best female time since August 1 of this year with a record of 23:29. It takes 6 efforts to be a Local Legend in the Balcón de Alicante, one of the unpublished peaks of La Vuelta 2021.



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