Vuelta a España

Stage 2 · 178 km

Pontevedra → Baiona

The weather is perfect - can't wait.

Stage 2 of La Vuelta is a 178km hilly cycle along the Atlantic coastline, ending with a big mountain climb. The weather is perfect - sunny, 30 degrees, and a tailwind - can't wait.

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Keith’s Journal

This was our first long day at the Vuelta after yesterday's jaunt, and my warnings about the course's difficulty proved correct. It was a very tough day, despite a good tailwind, a reasonably flat route, and good roads. Maybe I was just out of condition, but whatever it was, I felt it.

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by Emily Benson for Green Economy Coalition

Picture this. Petrol driven cars have long been phased out worldwide. They all have been replaced by electric vehicles. Noise and air pollution has largely been eliminated. As a result, cities are now quieter, calmer, cleaner. Properties along motorways and busy arteries of major cities have once again become desirable places to live. Petrol stations have now been replaced by a network of charge points where users can charge their vehicles for long-haul trips across the country. The charging stations are powered by renewable energy sources.

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