Race routes and profiles in cycling are vital sets of information. It details the type of race and terrain the riders will expect, everything from the climbs present in the race/stage, the descents, and many other physical details, as well as providing information on the cities/towns the peloton will ride by, KOM points (and frequently their distance and average gradient details), intermediate sprints, altitude meters as well as other key facts about the day.
We offer profiles for all stages from the Tour de France, Giro d'Italia, Vuelta a Espana, Tour Down Under, Vuelta a San Juan, Paris-Nice, UAE Tour, Volta a Catalunya, Itzulia Basque Country, Tour de Suisse, Criterium du Dauphine, Tirreno-Adriatico, Milano Sanremo, Liège Bastogne Liège, Tour de Flanders, Paris-Roubaix Amstel Gold Race, the World Championships and many other smaller races!
Hence, profiles in cycling are incredibly important and it's analysis can lead to gains for the teams and riders who look to maximize their performance in every single details. For fans, it's a way to stay informed, know what to expect from the day, and always be certain of how close the riders are from the next climax of the race. CyclingUpToDate features the profiles from most of the World's most important competitions: All World Tour (WT) events, European and World Championships, aswell as Women's World Tour (WWT) and other meaningful races throughout the cycling calendar.
Often, this information will be available weeks or even months in advance to the race. In CyclingUpToDate you will always be updated, and have accurate descriptions and analysis of what the riders will face, with deep study of the profiles. Furthermore, CyclingUpToDate also displays profiles and routes for some of the biggest races in the world with almost immediate effect upon their reveal, such as the routes for the upcoming Grand Tours.
In the most important events, not only is there a display of the profiles and a brief analysis (which will usually be more detailed and feature more climb details, finish maps, etc) but an extended analysis that complements the daily competition, with special focus in the Grand Tours. You can see the profiles and stage analysis for the 2022 Tour de France here.
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