With the start of the Vuelta a España less than three weeks away, Team DSM confirm their eight-rider strong roster that will line up in Burgos for the start of La Vuelta.
The Vuelta is known for its leg sapping gradients and brutally difficult climbs and this year’s edition of the race looks set to be no different, with several challenging mountain top finishes, including a brand-new climb for the race on stage 18; Altu d’El Gamoniteiru which averages an almost brutal ten percent for 15 kilometres. It’s not just the climbs that will excite the peloton as there are bunch sprint chances for the fast-men, plus hilly stages for the opportunists, while the race is sandwiched between two efforts against the clock.
After an attacking edition of the race in 2020 where every rider on the squad took a top five finish on a stage, which included four podium finishes, the team will look to race offensively once again throughout the 21 days over the challenging terrain in their quest for a solid result.
With good foundations laid through well-planned training programs and high-altitude camps, Team DSM’s Vuelta a España block will be ready to go racing when they roll out in Burgos, showcasing their distinctive two Keep Challenging stripes for the final Grand Tour of the season.