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2010 Vuelta Route Announced, Red Leader’s Jersey Revealed

2010 vuelta route announced red leaders jersey revealed   2010 Vuelta Route Announced, Red Leaders Jersey Revealed

As we mentioned yesterday, the 2010 Vuelta a España route has been unveiled today. The 65th Vuelta is a 21-stage race that will begin on August 28th with a 16km team time trial in Seville and will end on September 19th in Madrid. The event will cover 3,352km and will travel across many of Spain’s mountainous regions. The race will also see the 10.1km climb with an 8.4% gradient to the top of Cotobello aux Asturies in northern Spain. This year’s Vuelta was won by Spaniard Alejandro Valverde, followed by Samuel Sanchez and Aussie Cadel Evans. Valverde, Sanchez, and this year’s Tour winner Alberto Contador attended the event today. “It’s a Vuelta that looks exciting but also very, very hard,” says Valverde. “It’s a beautiful Vuelta, for the spectator,” Contador says. Contador will not make a decision about racing in the event…

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2010 BC Bike Race Route Unveiled

2010 bc bike race route unveiled   2010 BC Bike Race Route Unveiled

The annual BC Bike Race is coming to its fourth annual event in 2010. The organizers of the event have unveiled the route, which will include seven days of mountain biking from Vancouver to Whistler. They have tried to include as much single track as possible. “We had 400 riders last year, and will cap at 550 this year,” says Andreas Hestler, BC Bike Race’s marketing director. “Last year’s event started with a full stage on Vancouver’s North Shore and the legendary locale delivered a fierce opening round. While many riders want to see, feel and taste the North Shore riding, a full stage may not be the best way for the uninitiated. 2010 will include a short 2-3 km North Shore prologue, with just enough up, down and twisty trail to give all participants a taste, while only whetting the appetite for the next…

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