Tonight, the Tour of Spain, the Vuelta a España 2016, will start, with a 29.4 kilometer long team time trial, in the province of Ourese.
In this article, you'll find the start order and -times of the different teams for this time trial, as well as the complete participants list with all the riders of the different teams with their bib numbers.
The start order and -times for the team time trial - Ourense, Thermale station of Laias > Parque Náutico de Castrelo de Miño
The first stage, which will thus take place tonight, will be a race against the clock, for each of the 22 teams which participate in this Tour of Spain.
Here's their start order and -time for each of these teams:
1 BORA-ARGON 18 18h26
2 DIRECT ENERGIE 18h30
3 LOTTO SOUDAL 18h34
4 ASTANA PRO TEAM 18h38
5 LAMPRE-MERIDA 18h42
6 DIMENSION DATA 18h46
7 IAM CYCLING 18h50
8 CAJA RURAL-SEGUROS RGA 18h54
9 FDJ 18h58
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A few weeks ago, the race route of the Tour of Spain 2016, the Vuelta a España 2016, has been officially presented in Santiago de Compostela.
The 71st edition of the Vuelta a España, which will start on 20 August 2016 from the province of Ourense will have a total of 3,277 kilometers across 16 Spanish provinces, but also in the French Pyrenees, with a finish on top of the Col de l'Aubisque!
No less than 12 high mountain stages will be surrounded by 7 flat stages and 2 time trial stages in a race which, as usual, mainly concentrates on the northern part of Spain.
The Tour of Spain 2016 race route in detail
1/ Saturday 20 August 2016 - Ourense termal. Balneario de Laias > Parque Náutico Castrelo de Miño - team time trial - 29.4 km
This article is not available in English. You can read it in French below.
Cette année la Vuelta a España fête son 80ème anniversaire avec sa 70ème édition, le Tour d'Espagne 2015. Ce sont neuf arrivées au sommet qui marqueront la course, en plus du contre-la-montre par équipes d'ouverture, un seul contre-la-montre individuel à 5 jours de l'arrivée.
Ci-dessous velowire.com retrace les principales informations disponibles sur le parcours présenté dimanche dernier.
Le Tour d'Espagne 2015 en quelques chiffres
Commençons par regarder quelques chiffres de cette Vuelta a España 2015 :
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This Saturday the 3rd Grand Tour of the year, the Tour of Spain 2014, will start in Jerez de la Frontera with a nightly team time trial of 12.6 kilometers.
3,239.9 kilometers and 21 stages later, the Vuelta a España 2014 will end with an individual time trial around Santiago de Compostela.
In this article you'll find the race routes of this 69th edition of the Tour of Spain which will take place from 23 August till 14 September 2014 on Google Maps. Finally, you can open these maps in Google Earth in order to see a big version of them or to do a virtual fly-over of one or more of the stages!
If you'd like to know some background information and statistics of this Vuelta a España 2014, you can read the article ...
After having seen the wildcards for the Giro d'Italia being attributed to other teams and since they were not really able to get an invitation for the Tour de France 2014, the African team finally sees its dream become true with its participation in a Grand Tour this year: the Tour of Spain 2014, or Vuelta a España as they say in Spain.
Indeed, today the selection of the teams was anounced by the organisor of the race* and MTN-Qhubeka is one of the 4 teams in addition to the 18 UCI ProTeams which have a guaranteed entry in all UCI WorldTour races.
On Saturday 11 January, the race route of the Tour of Spain 2014 was officially presented in the Conference Center of Cádiz and the Vuelta a España 2014, 69th edition of this Spanish Grand Tour, will take place from Saturday 23 August 2014 au Sunday 14 September 2014 between the province of Cádiz and Santiago de Compostela!
In this article you'll find all information which is currently available about the race route of the Tour of Spain 2014!
The race route of the Tour of Spain 2014 in numbers
With 3,181.5 kilometers awaiting the riders from 23 August till 14 September 2014, between Jerez de la Frontera and Santiago de Compostela, the race route of the Vuelta a España 2014 is shorter than the previous editions (3358.9 in 2013, 3285.3 in 2012 and 3319.8 in 201 ...> Read the whole story | 10 comments | shown 23893x
From Saturday 24 August till 15 September, 3319.1 kilometers will separate Vilanova de Arousa from Madrid, the city the peloton will reach in 21 stages in the Vuelta a España 2013. As usual, velowire.com allows you to discover in detail the race route of this last Grand Tour of the year, on Google Maps/Google Earth.
With the information in this article you'll get to know all towns and cities which will be visited by this Tour of Spain and it will thus allow you to prepare your visit of this race or simply to better understand the race!
A little bit of preliminary information ...
In this article you'll find all the details of the Tour of Spain 2013, with the race route on Google Maps, the time- and route schedules and the stage profiles, as well as information about the climbs, the sprints, the feeding zones, t ...> Read the whole story | 9 comments | shown 31393x
We're still talking about Bradley Wiggins' victory in the Tour de France 2012 and the same Wiggins' victory in the time trial and Alexandre Vinokourov's victory in the road race of the Olympic Games in London and the cycling calendar already shows the start of the Tour of Spain, or Vuelta a España 2012 in its local language, for this Saturday!
In this article you'll find all details of the race route of this 3rd Grand Tour on the cycling calendar, on Google Maps/Google Earth but also with the time- and route schedules and the profiles of the Tour of Spain 2012.
As we already saw in January, the 2012 edition of the Vuelta completely ignores the south part of the country and the race doesn't go any further south than Madrid and is made up of ...