The riders clip into their pedals in front of Al Dhafra Castle, 30 kilometres west of Madīnat Zāyid, a city with 30,000 inhabitants.
After moving through Madīnat Zāyid, the riders head north to arrive almost 80 kilometres later in Al Mirfa. Two 19 kilometres laps round out to the route
The opener of the UAE Tour is entirely played out in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. The race never before finished in the small coastal village of El Mirfa.
The first thee riders on the line gain time bonuses of 10, 6 and 4 seconds, while two intermediate sprints – at kilometre 64.4 and 138.4 – come with 3, 2 and 1 seconds.
Another interesting read: results 1st stage 2021 UAE Tour.
UAE Tour 2021 – stage 1: route, profile, tweets
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