LaVuelta 2022 | Preview of stage 10: Elche-Alicante (CRI)
The days in the Netherlands and even those in the north of Spain seem far away. The long transfer across the peninsula allows the second week of the Vuelta a España 2022 to start this Tuesday with an individual time trial, the only one in this 77th edition, between Elche and Alicante with 30.9 kilometers.
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It will be one of the most decisive days of the entire Vuelta, as the leader Remco Evenepoel (Quick) is postulated as the top favorite due to his ability for this discipline and the strength shown in the mountain stages.
Opposite will have as maximum rival to win the partial victory to the Slovenian primoz roglic (Jumbo), who has shown excessive weakness in the first week but who is the current Olympic champion in the specialty. Roglic also has in his favor that he was better in the only precedent of both against the clock this year, in the Vuelta al País Vasco.
The time trial will also be a great thermometer to check the possibilities of the three Spanish cyclists who have the fans hooked.
The Majorcan Enrique More (Movistar) is the least specialist of the top five overall. However, it has shown that the Vuelta is special and in Alicante it is at stake to maintain its second position.
the youngest, John Ayuso (UAE) and Carlos Rodriguez (INEOS), they will walk out the exit ramp with nothing to lose and everything to gain. The one from Xabia has proven to be a great time trialist so far and also runs at home. The man from Granada goes from less to more and nobody guesses where his ceiling is.