Daniel Martínez surprises and wins the 49th Volta ao Algarve

Daniel Martínez (INEOS Grenadiers) won the 49th Volta ao Algarve after an excellent time trial in Lagoa, won by a two-time European champion in the specialty: Stefan Küng (Groupama-FDJ). The Colombian was the first to admit that his GC victory came as a surprise. Two seconds separated him from his teammate and one of the best time trialists in the … Read More

Thomas Pidcock wins at Malhão and takes the lead

Day to climb Alto do Malhão (twice), but with the final time trial in mind. In the fourth stage of the 49th Volta ao Algarve, two tactics were played between those who will bet heavily this Sunday in Lagoa and those who sought to gain precious seconds to better defend themselves on the last day of the race. Malhão once … Read More

Shorter stage with double climb to Alto do Malhão

This year Alto do Malhão will not decide the winner of the 49th Volta ao Algarve. However, the importance of the fourth stage is extreme, in the eve of the Lagoa time trial. The specialists will do everything to stay in the fight for the GC, while those who are less strong in the time trial will have to try … Read More

Sprint finish returns to Tavira

After the high emotions of Alto da Fóia, this friday it’s a day for the sprinters in the longest stage of the 49th edition of the Volta ao Algarve. And Tavira has been the scene of great sprints. Avenida Zeca Afonso, slightly uphill, poses more difficulty, requiring extra effort. Last year, the city hosted the decision of the time trial, … Read More

Magnus Cort Nielsen “steals” victory from Ilan van Wilder in Alto da Fóia

What a close victory for Magnus Cort Nielsen in Alto da Fóia! The EF Education-EasyPost cyclist celebrated after crossing the finish line, unlike Ilan van Wilder (Soudal Quick-Step), who thought he had secured the win in the second stage of the 49th Volta ao Algarve, when he saw the danish pass him in the very last moment. Dramatic finish for … Read More

Alto da Fóia for a first selection of candidates

Alto da Fóia, place of distinguished stage winners of the Volta ao Algarve, important for the overall… but not necessarily decisive. The second stage will start at Sagres (10:55) and with the climb in the Serra de Monchique waiting for another good cycling show, in a day with 186.3 kilometers. Tadej Pogacar took his first World Tour team victory there … Read More

Alexander Kristoff strongest in Lagos

Alexander Kristoff (Uno-X) won the first stage of the 49th edition of the Volta ao Algarve in an exciting sprint in Lagos. The norwegian beat a strong competition, wearing the leaders Yellow Jersey Turismo do Algarve. The 200.2 kilometers started in Portimão, with the weather threatening to influence the course of the stage, given the rain and wind, forcing cyclists … Read More

Long stage to start, but will it be a sprint finish?

Portimão once again hosts the departure of the Volta ao Algarve. The 49th edition starts with a 200.2 kilometers stage, the second longest. Lagos will decide the winner and the first yellow jersey Região de Turismo do Algarve. Traditionally, it’s a stage for sprinters. A finish like this is expected, however, the alteration of the route in the final part, … Read More

Remco Evenepoel wins Volta ao Algarve

Remco Evenepoel won the Volta ao Algarve for the second time. It was a classy finish for the Belgian, in a race in which the Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl was close to perfection. In addition to the overall victory, it had sprinter Fabio Jakobsen big, which meant he won three of the four individual classifications and three of the five stages. … Read More

A perfect Evenepoel in the time trial

Remco Evenepoel at its best in the 48th edition of the Volta ao Algarve. The Belgian was impeccable in the 32.2 kilometer long time trial, between Vila Real de Santo António and Tavira, beating all the competition, including the two-time European champion in the specialty, Stefan Küng. The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl cyclist had already won here, but in Lagoa and … Read More