La Vuelta Stage 2: Siestas, Sprints & Surprises

The peloton tried to conserve their energy before tomorrow's summit finish, but it didn't stop some GC action from crashing the party

The second stage of the 2021 Vuelta a Espana featured hot Spanish weather and slow, laid-back racing across the plains of Castile and León. Despite the possibility of crosswinds and dramatic splits in the peloton, the winds died down prior to racing, which meant we would almost certainly see a textbook sprint finish. After the early breakaway of small S…

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