The 2n stage travels from Caleruega to Burgos. The riders traverse the Meseta Central to the south of Burgos without seeing too many obstacles. The roads are flat or slightly undulating. Just as the sprinters prefer it.
Last year, Pascal Ackermann powered to two stage wins, which made him the most sucessful sprinter of that edition. Two years ago, both Sam Bennett and Fabio Jakobsen took two wins.
It was the first Grand Tour of the Dutch sprinter. After his horror crash in last year’s Tour de Pologne, the current Vuelta is his second Grand Tour.
We’ll update this article in the coming weeks.
Favourites 2nd stage 2021 Vuelta a España
*** Caleb Ewan
** Fabio Jakobsen, Matteo Trentin
* Jordi Meeus, Ryan Gibbons, Marc Sarreau
Another interesting read: route 2nd stage of the 2021 Vuelta.
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