Alejandro Valverde Dauphine 2008 stage 4
(Image credit: LUC CLAESSEN)

Just 127 kilometres long, the final three climbs of the Dauphine Libere, all deep in the Massif de Chartreuse mountain range could yet change the overall.

The first of the three climbs, the Col du Granier is by far the hardest. 10 kilometres long and averaging nine percent, the road runs steadily upwards through woodland on a well-surfaced broad road.

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