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STRAVA Segments for the top climbs in the 2020 TdF (Tour de France)

My attempts to download a STRAVA gpx route map for each section of the Tour De France for 2020 ended, instead, with a STRAVA-curated list of the key 10 climbs that will be instrumental in deciding this year’s overall winner. Romain Bardet holds the KOM for several of these but of course, that doesn’t mean he’s going to win. In fact (IMO), the smart money for the GC is on either Roglic or Bernal for victory as this is a very tough course, devoid of flat time-trials and described by some as ‘excessively lumpy’. The hills will decide this and this post looks at specific STRAVA SEGMENTS that may prove decisive.

Before I start here are some other useful references
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Stage 2 – Col d’Èze

This is the smallest categorized climb. Monsieur Bardet couldn’t quite dip under 20 minutes for his KOM. Could you go under 30 minutes?




Stage 4 – Orcières-Merlette

The first summit finish which, according to STRAVA, has only been attempted 1,539 Attempts By 838 People



Stage 6 – Mont Aigoual

With an average grade of 4% over 7.5km this is almost downhill. Yet the riders will have already been climbing for over 20 miles before they get to this point.



Stage 8 – Col de Menté

Warren Barguil is in third on this segment with 29:33. Let’s see what 2020 brings for him.



Stage 8 – Col de Peyresourde

Romain Bardet once again KOM’s this little hill perhaps best remembered for my legendary 2018 ascent where I beat a couple of mates who you’ve never heard of. History only remembers the winners, right? I seem to remember getting ‘close’ to Romain’s time but regular readers here will know that my definition of ‘imminent’ and ‘close’ leave lots to be desired.



Stage 9 – Col de Marie-Blanque

Not included in the Tour since 2010 this is an unpleasant 8%er.



Stage 13 – Col de Ceyssat

I’m sure it’s nothing and you can’t read anything into these things but Rigoberto Uran aced this a couple of weeks ago. It’s probably just a coincidence that Team EF Pro has bought up every advertising hoarding within a 2km radius (hint: they haven’t).



Stage 17 – Col de la Madeleine

I always get this one confused with a mate’s girlfriend who was also called Madeleine. The confusion is that both were devilish in their demands placed upon my unlucky friend. 1 hour at 8% average…ouch.



Stage 18 – Montée du Plateau des Glières

Thibaut Pinot likes the steep ones (6k @11%) and recently took the KOM. Watch out folks, you know what’s coming.




Stage 20 –  La Planche des Belles Filles

This is only a 9%er, so no worries. Oh, none apart from the 23% slope at the end where even Chris Froome carried his bike up in 2012 (hint: he didn’t, he won, you’re thinking of that other hill in that other year)



Tour de France 2020 : Rider’s STRAVA Profiles | Team Bike Profiles

Source: strava


  • Manufacturer: Eddy Merckx
  • Road: Stockeu69
  • TT: EM25
  • Endurance model: N/A
  • Time trial model: TBC
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Mavic
  • Finishing Kit: Deda, Fizik, Vredestein tyres, Rotor, Mavic, KMC

Romain Bardet
François Bidard
Mickaël Cherel
Pierre Latour
Oliver Naesen
Nans Peter
Aurélien Paret-Peintre
Alexis Vuillermoz


  • Road: Canyon Ultimate CF SLX, Canyon Aeroad CF SLX
  • TT: Canyon Speedmax
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing kit: Canyon, Selle Italia, Elite, Continental

Winner Annacona
Warren Barguil
Romain Hardy
Clément Russo
Connor Swift


  • Road: Wilier 0 SLR, Wilier Cento1air, Cento10NDR
  • TT: Wilier Turbine
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Corima
  • Finishing Kit: Garmin, Tacx, CermaicSpeed, Prologo, Look, Corima

Alexey Lutsenko


  • Road: Scultura Disc, Merida Reacto
  • TT: Warp TT
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Vision
  • Finishing Kit: Shimano, Continental, Prologo, Vision, Elite

Damiano Caruso
Sonny Colbrelli
Marco Haller
Wout Poels


  • KTM Revelator Alto Sonic, Revelator Lisse Sonic
  • Groupset Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: DT Swiss
  • Finishing kit: FSA, Prologo, Elite, FSA, Michelin

Bryan Coquard
Quentin Pacher
Kevin Reza


  • S-Works Tarmac SL7 (?)
  • TT: S-Works Shiv
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Roval
  • Finishing Kit: Shimano, Specialized, Roval, Wahoo

Emanuel Buchmann
Lennard Kamda
Patrick Konrad
Daniel Oss
Lukas Postelberger


  • Giant TCR Advanced SL 0, Giant Propel Advanced SL
  • TT: Trinity Advanced Pro
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Cadex
  • Finishing Kit: Giant, Shimano, Cadex

Greg Van Avermaet
Simon Geschke
Jan Hirt
Jonas Koche
Alessandro De Marchi
Michael Schar


  • Road: De Rosa Merak and De Rosa SK Pininfarina
  • TT: TT-03
  • Groupset: Campagnolo Super-Record EPS (12 speed)
  • Wheels: Fulcrum
  • Finishing Kit: Michelin, Fulcrum, Selle Italia, Elite, Look, SRM, FSA, Vision

Nicolas Edet
Jesús Herrada
Christophe Laporte
Pierre-luc Périchon
Julien Simon
Elia Viviani


  • Specialized S-Works Tarmac SL7, potentially S-Works Venge despite being discontinued
  • Specialized S-Works Shiv
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Roval
  • Finishing Kit: FSA, Specialized, Tacx, PRO, Roval, CeramicSpeed, Wahoo, K-Edge, PRO

Julian Alaphilippe
Kasper Asgreen
Dries Devenyns
Michael Mørkøv


  • Cannondale SuperSix EVO and Cannondale SystemSix
  • Cannondale Slice
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2 (with FSA chainset)
  • Wheels: Vision
  • Finishing Kit: FSA, Garmin, Tacx, Prologo, Power2Max, Vision, Vittoria, Speedplay

Alberto Bettiol
Simon Clarke
Lawson Craddock
Tejay Van Garderen
Jens Keukeleire
Taylor Phinney
Neilson Powless
Rigoberto Uren
Michael Woods


  • Road: Lapierre Xelius SL and Lapierre Aircode SL
  • TT: Lapierre Aerostorm
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing Kit: Shimano, Elite, Garmin, Continental, Prologo, Pro

William Bonnet
David Gaudu
Stefan Küng
Valentin Madouas
Rudy Molard
Thibaut Pinot
Sébastien Reichenbach


  • Road: Pinarello Dogma F12
  • TT: Pinarello Bolide
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing Kit: Shimano, Most, Garmin, Wahoo, Elite, Continental, Fizik

Andrey Amador
Dylan Van Baarle
Egan Bernal
Richard Carapaz
Michal Kwiatkowski
Luke Rowe
Pavel Sivakov


  • Road: Factor 02 V.A.M and Factor One
  • TT: Factor Slick
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Black Inc
  • Finishing Kit: CeramicSpeed, Black Inc

Tim van Asbroeck
Alex Dowsett
Ben Hermans
Hugo Hofstetter
Guy Niv


  • Road: Bianchi Specialissima and Bianchi Oltre XR4
  • TT: Bianchi Aquila CV
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing Kit: FSA, Fizik, Tacx, Shimano, Vittoria

Wout van Aert
George Bennett
Robert Gesink
Amund Grondahl Jansen
Sepp Kuss
Primoz Roglic


  • Road: Ridley Helium SLX and Ridley Noah Fast
  • TT: Ridley Dean Fast
  • Groupset: Campagnolo Super-Record EPS (12 speed)
  • Wheels: Campagnolo
  • Finishing Kit: Look, SRM Selle Italia, Deda, Lezyne, Vittoria, C-Bear, Lizard Skins

Jasper De Buyst
John Degenkolb
Steff Cras
Thomas De Gendt


  • Road: Scott Addict RC Pro and Scott Foil RC
  • TT: Scott Plasma
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing Kit: Syncros, Pro, Shimano, Pirelli, Tacx, Garmin, K-Edge

Esteban Chaves
Jack Haig
Daryl Impey
Luka Mezgec
Adam Yates


  • Road: Canyon Ultimate CF SLX and Canyon Aeroad CF SLX
  • TT: Canyon Speedmax CF SLX
  • Groupset: SRAM Red eTap AXS (12 speed)
  • Wheels: Zipp
  • Finishing Kit: Fizik, Quarq, Elite, Continental, Lizard Skins, Look, Garmin

Gabriel Cullaigh
Jose Joaquin Rojas
Alejandro Valverde
Carlos Verona


  • Road: BMC Teammachine SLR01 and BMC Timemachine
  • TT: BMC Timemachine 01
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Enve
  • Finishing Kit: Rotor, CeramicSpeed, Tacx, KMC, Garmin, Vittoria, ENVE, Selle Italia

Ryan Gibbons
Domenico Pozzovivo
Michael Valgreen
Max Walscheid


  • Road: Cervélo R5 and Cervélo S5
  • TT: Cervélo P5
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Shimano
  • Finishing Kit: Elite, Shimano, Continental, Sigma, Pro

Tiesj Benoot
Cees Bol
Soren Kragh Andersen
Joris Nieuwenhuis
Nicolas Roche


  • Road: Wilier Zero SLR and Wilier Cento10
  • TT: Wilier Turbine
  • Groupset: Shimano Dura-Ace Di2
  • Wheels: Ursus
  • Finishing kit: Wilier, Prologo, Tacx, Hutchinson

Niccolò Bonifazio
Lilian Calmejane
Jerome Cousin
Adrien Petit
Geoffrey Soupe
Rein Taaramäe


  • Road: Trek Emonda SLR and Trek Madone SLR
  • TT: Trek Speed Concept
  • Groupset: SRAM Red eTap (12 speed)
  • Wheels: Bontrager
  • Finishing Kit: Bontrager, Quarq, SwissStop, Pirelli, Swisstop, Saris, Garmin

Niklas EG
Kenny Elissonde
Jasper Stuyven
Edward Theuns
Mads Pedersen
Richie Porte


  • Road: Colnago C64 and Colnago Concept
  • TT: Colnago M.Zero
  • Groupset: Campagnolo Super-Record EPS
  • Wheels: Campagnolo
  • Finishing Kit: Prologo, Campagnolo, Look, Vittoria, Deda, Elite, Look, Stages

Fabio Aru
Sven Erik Bystrøm
David De La Cruz
Davide Formolo
Alexander Kristoff
Marco Marcato
Tedej Pogacar
Jan Polanc

Tour de France 2020 – TV Coverage

It looks like the races finish at between 4pm and 5pm ish each day, you can watch them here

  • UK – ITV4 (*FREE*), Eurosport (£5) and GCN are broadcasting live (coverage on S4C in Welsh)
  • USA – NBC Sports are live broadcasting every stage of the 2020 Tour de France, through NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold.
  • Australia – SBS are live broadcasting every stage of the 2020 Tour de France, through SBS, SBS Viceland and SBS On Demand.

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