Volta ao Algarve: a race of champions

The 49th Volta ao Algarve, which starts tomorrow, is a race that attracts big names in world cycling. Among them we find Olympic, world, European and national champions: Alexander Kamp (Tudor Pro Cycling Team), Danish road champion Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo), Dutch time trial champion Fabio Jakobsen (Soudal Quick-Step), European road champion Filippo Ganna (INEOS Grenadiers), Olympic team pursuit champion, world … Read More

João Almeida and Rui Costa national highlights in Algarve’s star-studded showdown

João Almeida (UAE Team Emirates) and Rui Costa (Intermarché-Circus-Wanty), the two most successful Portuguese cyclists of the last decade, are the greatest national hope for the 49th Volta ao Algarve, which attracts a world-class peloton to the south of the country between February 15th and 19th. The only Portuguese race of the UCI ProSeries calendar was presented this morning in … Read More

From Portimão to Lagoa over 795 km

The 49th edition of the Volta ao Algarve, to be held between February 15 and 19, 2023, will start in Portimão and end in Lagoa, after covering 795 kilometres spread over five stages, including an individual time trial. As has become customary and is a key ingredient in attracting the best teams and the best international cyclists, the route includes … Read More

The peloton is complete with three new confirmations

The peloton of the 49th Volta ao Algarve, on the road between February 15 and 19, will have 25 teams. Today we announce the last three confirmations, the WorldTeams Soudal Quick-Step and Trek-Segafredo and ProTeam Human Powered Health. Belgian Soudal Quick-Step is one of the leading teams in the Volta ao Algarve, being the foreign collective with the most participations … Read More

Top three in the world ranking will also be in the Algarve

The top three teams in the 2022 world ranking will be present at the 49th Volta ao Algarve between February 15 and 19. Dutch ranking winner Jumbo-Visma arrives for its 14th participation. UAE Team Emirates, second in the table, will make the ninth participation (counting presences of the predecessor Lampre), and INEOS Grenadiers, third in the world hierarchy, will race … Read More

Two comebacks, one debutant and one regular presence

Today we announce four more teams with confirmed participation in the 49th Volta ao Algarve, between February 15 and 19. Two formations are returning to the race, one is confirmed as a regular participant and another is making its debut in the Algarve. One of the returns is from EF Education-EasyPost, a US-based formation that had not competed in the … Read More

The Algarve Granfondo is back

The official granfondo of the Volta ao Algarve is returning after a two-year forced hiatus due to the pandemic. The Algarve Granfondo will be held on 19 February in Lagoa and entries open this Thursday. It is an opportunity for everyone to pedal on the same stage that will welcome the great international stars who, once again, will make up … Read More

Bora and Intermarché join the Volta ao Algarve peloton

They are two WorldTour teams, both started participating in the Volta ao Algarve in 2014, when they were still competing as ProTeams, and in 2022 they experienced one of the best seasons ever for each of the structures. And they are guaranteed in the peloton of the 49th Volta ao Algarve, from February 15 to 19, 2023. We are referring … Read More

Peloton for the 49th Volta ao Algarve starts to take shape

The peloton for the 49th Volta ao Algarve, which will be held between February 15 and 19, is starting to take shape and there is already one certainty: this will once again be a race with an excellent line-up of participants, a golden opportunity to see some of the best riders and the best teams of the world on the … Read More