Volta ao Algarve postponed

The Portuguese Cycling Federation, organizer of Volta ao Algarve, today informed all partners and teams that the race will not be able to take place on the scheduled date, 17 to 21 February. Postponement is a difficult decision, but it has become inevitable, given the evolution of the pandemic situation in Portugal. The organization of Volta ao Algarve is aware … Read More

Record number of WorldTeams in Algarve

The 47th Volta ao Algarve, which will take place from 17 to 21 February, will have 25 teams at start, including 14 WorldTeams, the highest ever participation of first division teams in the Portuguese race of the ProSeries circuit. The quality of the organization, the international media coverage of the race, the excellent quality of the Algarve hotels and the … Read More

Thirty foreign teams requested invitation to the 2021 Volta ao Algarve

The 2021 Volta ao Algarve, scheduled for February 17th to 21st, is generating a great interest among the top teams of the international peloton. Thirty teams outside Portugal have already requested an invitation to the Portuguese race of the ProSeries circuit. The quality of the organization, the international media coverage of the race, the excellent quality of the Algarve hotels … Read More

Remco Evenepoel seals victory in Algarve with a final exhibition

The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) won today the 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis, imposing itself in the final time trial, an exercise of 20.3 kilometers, in Lagoa. The 20-year-old rider marked the best record ever on this course, in a very technical and demanding route. The Belgian rider rode above 50.504 km/h to close the 20.3 kilometres in 24m07s – … Read More

Miguel Ángel López wins and Evenepoel resists at Malhão

Colombian Miguel Ángel López (Astana Pro Team) won today the fourth stage of the 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis, at the top of Malhão, after 169.7 kilometres from Albufeira. The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) resisted the onslaughts of the opponents and kept the Yellow Jersey Visit Algarve, in equal time with Daniel Martin (Israel Start-Up Nation) and Maximilian Schachmann (Bora-hansgrohe), … Read More

Cees Bol wins categorically in Tavira

The Dutchman Cees Bol (Team Sunweb) won today the third stage of the 46th Volta ao Algarve Algarve Cofidis, imposing himself with a powerful sprint, after 201.9 km between Faro and Tavira. The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) keeps the Yellow Jersey Visit Algarve. In the longest stage of the competition, Gotzon Martín (Fundación-Orbea), Aleksandr Grigorev (Tuna General-Tavira-Maria Nova Hotel) and … Read More

Evenepoel triumphs in Fóia and dresses in yellow

The Belgian Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quick-Step) won the Yellow Jersey Visit Algarve of the 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis today, after triumphing in the second stage, 183.9 km, between Sagres and Fóia, where the finish coincided with a first category climb. The Belgian prodigy, 20 years old, made a perfect race, helped, in the decisive moments, by the young Portuguese João … Read More

Fabio Jakobsen repeats success in Lagos

Dutch champion, Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-Quick-Step), won the first stage of the 46th Volta ao Algarve Cofidis today, a 195.6 km route between Portimão and Lagos. The animation started right from kilometer 5, when a trio decided to leave the peloton. Diego López (Fundación-Orbea), Alvaro Trueba (Atum General-Tavira-Maria Nova Hotel) and Pedro Paulinho (Efapel) were the first escapees in this races’ … Read More

Teams Presentation – Volta ao Algarve

In a few hours we will see the presentation of the peloton at Portimão. The first stage is a long journey, over 200 km, likely for sprinters, starting in Portimão and finishing in Lagos, in the same place where Fernando Gaviria, Dylan Groenewegen and Fabio Jakobsen won in the previous years. Timetable: 🇵🇹W52-FC Porto – 10h45 Rádio Popular Boavista – … Read More

Best in the world start in Portimão

The 46th edition of the Volta ao Algarve Cofidis, from 19th to 23rd February, has 24 from Top-100 World Ranking riders. The race keeps the mountain stages, in Fóia and Malhão, and the Lagos and Tavira rapid finishes. On Sunday, Lagoas’ time trial closes the race. From Wednesday to Sunday, olympic champions, world champions and “stars” from the top-100 of … Read More