Vuelta a Burgos

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August 02
Lagunas de Neila
August 06

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Total distance:
674.72 KMS
Vuelta a Burgos


Johannes Fröhlinger Chad Haga

Team Giant-Alpecin have one Spanish excursion this August before the Vuelta a España, with the Vuelta a Burgos. The race starting Tuesday provides the riders a good opportunity to test themselves out in high mountains, on short and steep uphill finishes and in the crosswinds. The five stages that make up the 2016 edition will maintain a similar format from past seasons.

Coach Morten Bennekou (DEN) said: “Burgos will be a good race for those who are riding the Vuelta to fine-tune their form. The goal for the team as a whole is to aim for stage opportunities, to go on the offensive and get into the breakaways. We expect to see some promising performances and we want to show ourselves during the stages.

“The race will also give the opportunity to our stagiaires Jochem and Martijn, to get a good idea of what the professional world is like and also at riding as a team at this level.”

August 02
Stage 1
158 kms
Start: Sasamón
Finish: Melgar de Fernamental

August 03
Team Time Trial
10.72 kms
Start: Burgos
Finish: Burgos

August 04
Stage 3
198 kms
Start: Sedano
Finish: Villarcayo

August 05
Stage 4
145 kms
Start: Aranda de Duero
Finish: Lerma

August 06
Stage 5
163 kms
Start: Caleruega
Finish: Lagunas de Neila