Skip to main content

Eneco Tour to start a day earlier

The UCI ProTour Council (UPTC) has approved a request by the organisers of the Eneco Tour to bring their event forward to August 18-25, 2009 (from August 19-26, 2009).

The Council members considered that the amended dates offered certain advantages, such as the reduction of time between the Vattenfall Cyclassics in Hamburg on August 16 and the Eneco Tour, which will help teams to cut down on accommodation expenses.

The extra day between the end of the Eneco Tour and the start of the Vuelta a España will give riders competing in both events more time to rest ahead of the Spanish Grand Tour.

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

after your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1