Increasing TV coverage for the Volta ao Algarve in 2019

The 45th Volta ao Algarve – 20 to 24 February 2019 – will have more TV coverage than it had in the previous years, with more time of live broadcast in channels with bigger audience. The race have two main media partners, the Eurosport for the international broadcast and the Portuguese channel TVI for the national live broadcast and for … Read More

Bora, Team Emirates and Caja Rural with strong squads in Algarve

The teams Bora-hansgrohe, UAE Team Emirates and Caja Rural-Seguros RGA had already sent their enrolment forms to the Volta ao Algarve, which will take place from 20 to 24 February. The German champion, Pascal Ackermann, one of the most prolific riders of 2018, will lead the Bora-hansgrohe’s aspirations in the sprint finishes. The Polish time trial champion, Maciej Bodnar is … Read More

Volta ao Algarve with 24 teams, 12 from WorldTour

The 45th Volta ao Algarve, the Portuguese 2.HC race which be held from 20 to 24 February, will have 24 teams at the starting line, 12 of them from the WorldTour. The Volta ao Algarve still as one of the best Europe Tour races with a high level quality peloton. The three best teams of the 2018 WorldTour Ranking will … Read More

Best ranked teams in Algarve

The winners of the World, European and Portuguese Teams Rankings will be at the 45th Volta ao Algarve, from 20 to 24 February 20019, in the south of Portugal. As it happened in the last years, the best teams recognize the Volta ao Algarve, the Portuguese 2.HC race, as one of the best spots for the start of the season. … Read More

Traditional route for the 2019 Volta ao Algarve

The 45th edition of the Volta ao Algarve, the Portuguese 2.HC race,  will start in Portimão on February 20 and finish at the top of Malhão, a steep second category on February 24. The route is similar to the previous years offering stages for all kind of cyclists along the 778,6 km with more than 12.000 meters of total elevation … Read More

Best stage race of 2018 prepares the upcoming edition

The Volta ao Algarve was the best stage race of the 2018 Europe Tour, according with data from the benchmark statistics platform on international cycling, The PCS Races ranking shows the Volta ao Algarve as the best stage race in the World, excluding the WorldTour events. See the ranking here. We have to thank all the teams for the … Read More

Volta ao Algarve 2019: 20 to 24 February

The 2019 ediition of the Volta ao Algarve will be held from 20 to 24 February. In the coming weeks we will give more information about the race, but we can already assure that the race will have the same characteristics of the previous editions, with stages for different riders profiles.

Michal Kwiatkowski wins in Malhão and conquers the Volta ao Algarve

Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky) is the winner of the 44th Tour of the Algarve thanks to a perfect tactical move by the team that even gave the Polish rider the victory in the fifth and final stage, which today called Faro to the top of Malhão, Loulé, along 173,5 kilometres. The decision of the Volta ao Algarve began to draw … Read More

Dylan Groenewegen wins in Tavira

Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) won today the fourth stage of the Volta ao Algarve, a 199.2-kilometer trip between Almodôvar and Tavira, where an enthusiastic crowd watched an exciting sprint that did not pinpoint the lead of Briton Geraint Thomas (Team Sky). The approach to the arrival was chilling, with the sprinter’s teams imposing a strong rhythm, culminating in an exciting … Read More

Geraint Thomas wins time trial and reinforces leadership

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) has won the third stage of the Volta ao Algarve, a 20.3-kilometer time trial in Lagoa The Welsh cyclist, winner of the Volta ao Algarve in 2015 and 2016, pulverized the records of the competition by finish the 20.3-kilometer time trial in Lagoa in 24m09s. Geraint Thomas rode at an average speed of 50,435 km / … Read More