Team Sky touches the sky in the Fóia

Team Sky dominated the second stage of the Volta ao Algarve between Sagres and Alto de Fóia, in Monchique. Michal Kwiatkowski took the stage and Geraint Thomas conquered the yellow jersey. The arrival coincided with a first-cat mountain climb, at the top of a 15-kilometre ascent to the highest point in the Algarve, 900 meters above sea level. Sky attacked … Read More

Dylan Groenewegen sprints to the yellow jersey in Lagos

Dylan Groenewegen (Team LottoNL-Jumbo) won in Lagos the first stage of the Volta ao Algarve The first stage had the “finale” that was expected, ending with a fight among the fastest men in the peloton. Dylan Groenewegen confirmed the excellent start of the season, which had already earned him a stage and the lead in the Tour of Dubai, and … Read More

Tony Martin and Geraint Thomas looking for the third victory

173 riders from 25 teams will race the 44th edition of the Volta ao Algarve. The 2.HC class event has five stages and will be TV broadcast to 120 countries. There are 19 riders from the top 100 of the UCI World Ranking and national champions from 15 countries. The fight for the yellow jersey in the Volta ao Algarve … Read More

The numbers of the Volta ao Algarve

1 European Champion in the peloton: Belgian Victor Campenaerts is the current European Time-trial champion 4 Riders that have already won the Volta ao Algarve: Geraint Thomas, Michal Kwiatkowski, Richie Porte and Tony Martin 13 WorldTour teams, a record in Portugal. 15 national champions 19 Riders of the world ranking top 100 27 Countries represented: Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, … Read More

Volta ao Algarve broadcast to 120 countries

The 44th Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February) will be broadcast to 120 countries from the five continentes. The cycling fans from Portugal to New Zeland, from Japan to Canada, from South Africa to Norway, can see 60 to 90 minutes of each stage. In Portugal the race will be broadcast by Eurosport and TVI24. The Eurosport is in charge of … Read More

The race of champions will start in one week

The 44th edition of the Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February) is trully a champions race. Among the 175 riders pre-registered by the 25 teams are 19 cyclists from the top 80 of the World Ranking, one european champion and 15 national champions. The Algarve region, in the South of Portugal, will see 13 WorldTour teams, three Pro Continental teams and … Read More

BMC and Trek-Segafredo with very strong squads in Algarve

The WorldTour teams BMC and Trek-Segafredo will join the peloton of the 44th Volta ao Algarve  with very strong squads, able to fight for the GC and all stages of the 2.HC Portuguese race which be held from 14 to 18 February. The Australian Richie Porte, winner of the Volta ao Algarve in 2012 and stage winner in 2012 and … Read More

Sunweb with young talents and Emirates with Martin

The Team Sunweb and the UAE Team Emirates will participate for the first time in the Volta ao Algarve on the next edition, from 14th to 18th February. The provisional roster of both teams shows a list of riders able to be protagonists. After a dream season in 2017, with podiums at Paris-Nice, Dauphiné, Liège-Bastogne-Liège and Flèche Wallone and top … Read More

Katusha, FDJ and Caja Rural announce their rosters for Algarve

Less than two months before the start of the 44th Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February) we begin to know the plans of the teams for the Portuguese 2.HC race. The Team Katusha Alpecin will fight for the yellow jersey. The list of riders sent to the organization of the race shows some riders able for the wiining battle. The German … Read More

Record number of WorldTour teams in 2018

The 44th Volta ao Algarve (14-18 February 2018) will be attended by 13 WorldTour teams, a record in the Portuguese race that received 12 first division teams in each one of the last two editions. The peloton of the Volta ao Algarve will have 25 teams of 7 riders. The best six teams of the 2017 World Ranking will be … Read More