Tour de France 2011: Stage 15 preview

Date: Sunday, July 17 2011
From/to: Limoux to Montpellier
Distance: 192.5km
Type: Flat

Impact on jerseys
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Green 4/5
Polka dot 1/5

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Stage 15 looks perfect for a sprint finish, and after the arduous last week the fast men of the race have suffered, they will not want to relinquish their chance to appear in the spotlight once again.

Just one climb – the fourth-category Côte de Villespassans – falls on the upward path through the Languedoc Roussillon.

Another week lies between today and the sprinters’ next (and final) chance for glory in Paris, so expect your TV to be filled with HTC-Highroad, Lampre and Garmin-Cervélo jerseys throughout.

Stage 15 profile, Tour de France 2011

Stage 15 map, Tour de France 2011

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