La Purito Cycle Race-2019 takes place in Andorra Sunday, 4th August

Sunday, 4th August starting from the Plaça de la Germandat, San Julia de Loria, Andorra (Pyrenees) La Purito Cycle Race (named after the popular racing cyclist Joaquim Rodríguez nicknamed).

As in previous editions, the Andorra Purito – Andbank Grand Prix will bring cycling enthusiasts from different countries. This race is open to cyclists of all levels, who can join one of the three proposed routes: 145 km with 5,200 meters of altitude change; 80 km with 3,500 meters of altitude change; and 28 km with 1,700 m of altitude change.

Since the 1st edition, the 145 km track of the Andorra Purito has followed the route of the legendary Queen stage of La Vuelta Ciclista of Spain in 2015, and considered by many to be the toughest stage in the history of the Spanish Vuelta. Departure from Sant Julià de Lòria and arrival at Cortals d’Encamp (2,083 m).

Mountain passes: Beixalís pass, Ordino pass, Alt de la Rabassa, Coll de la Gallina and Alt de la Comella.

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