Sergio Higuita is expected to lead Bora-Hansgrohe at the Vuelta a España (Image credit: Getty Images)
As the dust settles on the Tour de Pologne and the Vuelta a Burgos drew to a close on Saturday, teams began deciding their final line-ups for the rapidly approaching Vuelta a España.
Primož Roglič is back training and Jumbo-Visma, after winning the Tour de France, will soon have to decide if Roglič leads their team for a fourth straight year and if he can win a third consecutive Vuelta. But what about Bora-Hansgrohe, the other team to win its first-ever Grand Tour this year?
Following their victory in the Giro d’Italia, Bora-Hansgrohe will field Sergio Higuita for the GC in the Vuelta and almost certainly, although his exact mission has yet to be decided, the Corsa Rosa winner Jai Hindley .
But what about sprinter Sam Bennett and other riders. The Irish sprinter is gradually returning to his best form but fears he may miss out on selection for the Vuelta a España after not securing a place at the Tour de France.
Aleksandr Vlasov has been ruled out by a back injury but senior sports director Rolf Aldag told Cyclingnews that the team’s Vuelta lineup is a puzzle of many pieces and many considerations.
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