Stage 3 > Yorkshire > Queen’s Highway
|Course||World||Format||Classification||Laps||Total distance||Total elevation|
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This road is part of the Queen’s Highway loop, but you are still in the lead-in portion since the loop begins and ends at the sprint banner at the top of the climb. Climb up Kent Road, and give the long sprint all you’ve got. Once you’re through the banner your Queen’s Highway loop has officially begun.
(Warning: the sprint segment is uphill and rather long–almost 400 meters! So you’ll have to pace yourself.)
The residential area you are riding through is an extremely desirable piece of real estate, and one of the poshest places in all of England to live. Fun fact: all the land is owned by the Duke of Lancaster who is, in fact, the Queen.
After you descend Cornwall Road you will climb past the Cairn Hotel again and up Kent Road for one final sprint effort to finish your lap.
Segments in play
|Segment (in order of appearance)||Direction||Type||Scoring type||Scoring Laps||Distance||Average incline|
|Yorkshire Sprint||Reverse||Sprint||FTS||1||400 m||-%|
|Yorkshire Sprint||Reverse||Sprint||FAL||3||400 m||-%|
|Yorkshire Sprint||Reverse||Sprint||FTS||5||400 m||-%|
|Yorkshire Sprint||Reverse||Sprint||FAL||7||400 m||-%|