Many riders are involved in a crash with 60km to go. Darwin Atapuma, Javier Moreno, Marc Fournier, Stéphane Rossetto and Larry Warbasse are among the riders involved.
19 UCI WorldTeams are automatically invited to the race:
Boels Dolsmans CyclingTeam (NED)
Wiggle High5 (GBR)
Wm3 Pro Cycling Team (NED)
Team Sunweb (NED)
Ale' Cipollini (ITA)
Cylance Pro Cycling (USA)
Team Velo Concept Women (DEN)
Bepink Cogeas (ITA)
Hitec Products (NOR)
Lares-Waowdeals Women Cycling...
The third edition of the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta was ridden over 87km, with 15 laps on a 5.8km route around the iconic Plaza Cibeles. 100 riders from 18 international teams were up for the challenge, most of them looking for a sprint finish on a flat terrain. The battle was immediately raging, with many riders trying to get ahead of the bunch. Cylance tried to control...
Jolien D'hoore (Wiggle High5): “This victory means a lot to me. It's the last race of the year and it's World Tour. I won it last year and I wanted to repeat it. But it's never easy. I'm really happy to pull it off. The first half of the race I stayed with Julie Leth, she protected me. I could stay out of the wind and save a lot of energy. I received the help of my other teammates...
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