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History and culture will be the protagonists of the Ribera del Duero bike tour

History and culture will be the protagonists of the Ribera del Duero bike tour

The VII Junior Bike Tour of the Ribera del Duero takes place over a distance of 318 kilometers and runs along roads in the four provinces of the Ribera del Duero Wine Designation of Origin: Burgos, Segovia, Soria and Valladolid. The design is designed to promote the history and culture of the area the peloton will ride through, and each day will be dedicated to a specific denomination. Another novelty in 2023 will be the setting up of a Grand Prix for each stage with the wineries working to spread the Ribera del Duero Designation of Origin through two-wheeled sport.

The first stage, which brings together two emblematic sites of Roman historical heritage such as the Tiermes site and Clunia Sulpicia over a 117.7 kilometer route, will take place on Friday 25 August. The general name is “Por caminos de Celtiberia”. The spectacular start and finish scenarios are linked by a route that includes crossing two mountain peaks of the third category, Morcuera and Bocigas. special sprints in Langa de Duero and Arauzo de Torre; and flying gate in Hontoria. Departure is at 4:30 p.m. and the finish is scheduled for around 19:00. In addition to the Vuelta ratings, the Abadía de San Quirce Grand Prix will also come into play.

On Saturday 26th, two sectors will be contested in a day called “Ruta del Envero”. In the first part, the team time trial was restored, which was not in the program of the previous edition and took place in the morning between Bodegas Legaris and Pedrosa de Duero with a distance of 17.4 kilometers. The first team will take to the streets at 10:30 am. and the finish line is in front of the Church of Nuestra Señora de la Asunción in Pedrosa de Duero. The sector’s top prize goes to Bodegas Legaris.

In the afternoon, the second leg of the day takes place, a 67.8km online stage with the same start at Bodegas Legaris and the finish line at Plaza Mayor de Pedrosa. Cyclists face two mountain passes of the third category; Flying goal in Piñel de Arriba and special sprint in Quesería Vadorrey. Departure is at 5:30 p.m. and the finish is scheduled to start at 19:00. The main prize goes to Bodegas Hermanos Perez Pascuas.

On Sunday 27th, the Vuelta will end with the traditional stage with start and finish in Aranda de Duero and 117.7 kilometers, starting at 11am in Plaza de la Constitución. and ends in the Bodega Tierra Aranda, promoting the last day’s Grand Prix from 1:30 p.m. Two second-category peaks are conquered, Valdevacas and La Serrezuela; flying targets at Bodegas Pascual and Hontangas; and special sprints in Carabias and Campillo de Aranda.

A spectacular tour to spread the Ribera del Duero

The double leg of stage two on Saturday 26 August, featuring a team time trial, together with the climb to the Valdevacas pass on the final day and the challenging hilltop finish in Clunia, could be a deciding factor in the Vuelta on the first day of competition. The regulations of the VII Junior International Cycling Tour do not allow the use of either a lens wheel or a special goat chrono handlebar. to avoid that this material could be different in time in the chronometer. Another detail to take into account will be the possible appearance of wind on the last stage of Aranda de Duero, with long straights surrounded by vineyards where fans can be generated, controlled by the teams that end up finishing the Ribera de Duero -want to wear wine -colored jersey. Leader in Bodega Tierra de Aranda after the end of the Vuelta.

The organization of the live race maintains the international orientation favored by the public by broadcasting the stages in all countries with the teams involved, promoting the live broadcast of the race in an audiovisual product that includes daily recaps, streaming and live programs as part of the major cycling broadcasts, to bring both the sport and the current events of the race, as well as the Ribera del Duero region and its cultural and cultural riches closer to the fan of two-wheeled sport.

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