Today July 28 is the date expected by many of the cycling fans to see the return of cycling competitions in our country. He will do it with the Tour of Burgos 2020.
In a year, where all sport has been affected by the Covid-19 With more and more events suspended, this test is a ray of hope for lovers of 2 wheels.
The best return to Burgos in history
The event will feature the best line-up in its history with 14 UCI WorldTeam teams such as Movistar, Burgos BH, Euskadi Foundation ,Caja Rural, Kometa Kstra o Kern Pharma among others.
As for the cyclists they stand out Alejandro Valverde, Enric Mas Nicolau y Marc Soler (movistar), Ramiro Sosa, current test winner, and Richard Carapaz (Ineos), winner of the Giro 2019, Mikel Landa y Mark Cavendish (Bahrain-McLaren) and David de la Cruz, Fabio Arau y Fernando Gaviria (UAE Team Emirates)
It will also be necessary to take into account Simon yates, winner of La Vuelta 2018, and Stephen Chaves from Mitchelton Scott or Mads pedersen the current world champion.
The Burgos road will have 5 stages , starting today Tuesday with departure at the Cathedral of Burgos and arrival at the Mirador del Castillo within the capital.
The stage has 157 kilometers long and the cyclists will pass through the Alto del Altotero, first category and the slope with the Alto del Castillo, third at the end of the stage.
The second stage will be 168 km between Castrojeriz and Villadiego, in a stage where a break is expected.
The third stage of 150 km between Sargentes de La Lora and Picón Blanco will be leg-breaking with 4 third-rate passes and ending the stage with the ascent to Picón Blanco, Special Category, with 7,8 kilometers and an average slope of 7,3% .
The fourth stage of 163 km between Bodegas Nabal (Gumiel de Izán) and Roa de Duero will be flat and another getaway is expected.
On Saturday and in the last stage of 149 kilometers, the lap between Covarrubias and the Lagunas de Neila will be decided with average ramps of 9,91%.
Where to see it live?
The return can be secured live through TPD from the 15: 30
Further information: https://www.vueltaburgos.com/es/