The actual start of the 6th stage between Binche and Longwy is set at 12.35 p.m. and the estimated finish at 5.29 p.m. with an average speed of 42 km/h.
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From heavy to menu with the longest stage of the 2022 edition in terms of mileage.
After the very trying cobblestones on Wednesday and the first five days during which the team members were very often called upon, the peloton could perhaps be tempted to relax the effort a little.
A day of (slight) decompression with a passage in Belgium in the first 70 kilometers which could smile at a breakaway.
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Moreover, the profile of the course lends itself rather well to this configuration with about twenty kilometers quite hilly in the final.
The two hills, fourth (at 205 km) and especially third category (at 214 km) with a passage of 12% over 800 meters could lead to a first skimming in the ranks of the sprinters, for the benefit of the punchers of the group.
Behind, you will have to swallow the Côte des Religieuses where the finish is located.
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