Richie Porte's Paris-Nice Pinarello Dogma TT bike

Richie Porte's Sky Pinarello Dogma, Col d'Eze TT, Paris-Nice 2013

As ever, the fine-tuning of the general classification of Paris-Nice isn't completed until the fat lady has gasped at the summit of the Col d'Eze on the last stage.

Although only 9.6km long, the stage is a mountain time trial that sends the riders out of Nice and straight up the D2564. It rises to 501m with an average grade of 4.7 per cent, though there are pitches of over eight per cent.

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