HomeCyclingVuelta a Espana stage 6 Dwell - First mountaintop end

Vuelta a Espana stage 6 Dwell – First mountaintop end


Mikel Iturria (Euskaltel-Euskadi) is the primary attacker, however he would not get far. 

We’re off

The stage is formally waved underway. Right here comes the battle for the breakaway.

For all you possibly can presumably need to learn about immediately’s climbs, this is the trusty Alasdair Fotheringham. 

Into the unknown: Vuelta a España GC favourites face check on new summit end

It isn’t all in regards to the summit end immediately. The Pico Jana is in reality preceded in pretty quick order by one other cat-1 climb, the Collada de Brenes, which is steeper nonetheless – 6.8km at 8.2%

Here is a primary peek on the remaining climb. You will not have seen it earlier than, as a result of it is not been utilized in an expert race earlier than. 6.5% is a modest common gradient however you have got two fairly flat kilometres within the center, with some fairly severe stuff both aspect. 

Vuelta a España 2022 stage 6

(Picture credit score: La Vuelta)

We’re on the transfer. A barely delayed roll-out however the riders at the moment are heading in the direction of kilometre-zero.

Earlier than we get going, why not make amends for yesterday’s motion? There was a breakaway thriller and the pink jersey modified palms. Report, outcomes, and images all in right here:

Marc Soler holds off chase to take solo victory on stage 5 at Vuelta a España

Right this moment’s begin is on the Sam Mamés soccer stadium in Bilbao, house to Athletic Membership de Bilbao. 

SAN MIGUEL DE AGUAYO SPAIN AUGUST 25 Thomas De Gendt of Belgium Cedric Beullens of Belgium Filippo Conca of Italy Jarrad Drizners of Australia Kamil Malecki of Poland Harry Sweeny of Australia Maxim Van Gils of Belgium and Team Lotto Soudal during the team presentation at San Mams Stadium home of Athletic Bilbao football team prior to the 77th Tour of Spain 2022 Stage 6 a 1812km stage from Bilbao to Ascensin al Pico Jano San Miguel de Aguayo 1131m LaVuelta22 WorldTour on August 25 2022 in Pico Jano San Miguel de Aguayo Spain Photo by Justin SetterfieldGetty Images

(Picture credit score: Getty Pictures)

The riders have all signed on for the stage and are gathering on the beginning line. Simply 5 minutes away from the roll-out, with the official begin an additional 20 minutes away.

We have had a few hilly phases within the Basque Nation however issues begin to get severe now with the primary summit end of the Vuelta. Roglič gained on a kicker in Laguardia however that is one other beast. Whereas stiffer assessments await within the second week, the category-1 and all-new ascent of Pico Jana in Cantabria will present the primary actual climbing check of the race, and begin to give some extra clues and extra form within the battle for the pink jersey. 

Good day and welcome to Cyclingnews‘ dwell protection of stage 6 of the Vuelta a España



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisment -
Google search engine

Most Popular

Recent Comments