La Verrière - La Verrière 169.4 km
With the big TdF boys coming to play and more climbing P-N looks like the high prestige choice this year while Tirreno takes more the role of classics warm-up.
Estimated finish time: 16:45 - 17:10 CET
Lumpy-course sprinter of the Day: Arnaud De............mare
Will you look at that, I resisted temptation in the end. The older Arnaud has a history with opening stages in this race, why not keep that going?