Stage 5 of the 2012 Vuelta a Espana will run 168kms around Logrono through rolling countryside. On paper, this is a sprinter’s stage.
The a significant portion of the course itself is set on a circuity that’s nearly 40kms in length. Riders will complete this three times.
This is the 16th time the Vuelta has paced through Logrono is which is the capital of the Rioja region.