Saturday, March 18, 2017
#Portugal @cycling @PrimaveraClassic @Varzim @ProCyclingStats
The professional and sub-23 squad remains a highly competitive start to the season, Sunday's Classic Spring in Póvoa de Varzim. The 145-kilometer race begins at 11:00 am on the Esplanada do Carvalhido, ending at the same place at approximately 2.30 pm.
The cyclists will surpass seven times a circuit of 20.5 kilometers, which includes the ascent to Mount S. Felix, a short cobbled ramp, great opportunity for the less quick men try to avoid the triumph of the sprinters.
On the same day, Cabeço da Urra, Pampilhosa da Serra, hosts the second scoring event for the Portuguese Downhill Cup (DHI). The qualifying round is scheduled for 11.00 and the finished around 14.00.
The DHI of Pampilhosa da Serra is an international class 1 race, attracting dozens of foreign runners. About a third of the 170 registered so far are from Andorra, Belgium, Spain, France, Great Britain, Italy, Poland and Switzerland.