Ruta del Sol

Where: Spain
When: February 18-22 2015
Rank: UCI 2.1 Europe Tour

The Vuelta a Andalucia, more commonly known as the Ruta del Sol, features a start list packed with Grand Tour talent looking to get some early-season kilometres in their legs.

The race features both Chris Froome (Sky) and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) in what is their first clash of the season.

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Inside the Ruta del Sol

As early season races go, the Ruta del Sol is certainly a toughie. A split stage on day one with a road race and a time trial, as well as…

Credit: Chris Catchpole

Ruta del Sol day one in pictures

The 2015 Ruta del Sol began with a tough opening split stage for the riders on Tuesday, with a 118km road race in the morning, before and 8.2km individual time…