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Ruta del Sol/Algarve day one round-up

16 Feb 2017

Ruta del Sol/Algarve day one round-up

Wednesday saw the start of a big week of racing with Team Sky squads in action in Spain and Portugal. Check out a selection of the best imagery.

CK looked ready ahead of the Ruta del Sol opener (All photos: TDWSport)

CK looked ready ahead of the Ruta del Sol opener (All photos: TDWSport)

David Lopez was all smiles

David Lopez was all smiles

Meanwhile the racing was also under way in the Algarve

Meanwhile the racing was also under way in the Algarve

Mikel Nieve was part of a strong climbing core in Andalucia

Mikel Nieve was part of a strong climbing core in Andalucia

Kwiato enjoyed a chat with Taylor Phinney in the bunch

Kwiato enjoyed a chat with Taylor Phinney in the bunch

The Boz was enjoying the sun in Portugal

The Boz was enjoying the sun in Portugal

Phil Deignan sat in ahead of more selective days to come in Portugal

Phil Deignan sat in ahead of more selective days to come in Portugal

In a thrilling finale Mikel Landa attacked on the final climb

In a thrilling finale Mikel Landa attacked on the final climb

In Portugal teams pushed hard to set up a bunch sprint

In Portugal teams pushed hard to set up a bunch sprint

It was Fernando Gaviria who won the bunch kick in Lagos

It was Fernando Gaviria who won the bunch kick in Lagos

Alejandro Valverde prevailed in Spain, with Wout Poels in second, Diego Rosa fourth

Alejandro Valverde prevailed in Spain, with Wout Poels in second, Diego Rosa fourth

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