Spiuk Week is full of great giveaways
This week on the Bkool Winter Cup we’re featuring one of the brands that’s typically with us on our Virtual Cycling Tours, Spiuk. The Spanish maker of clothing and accessories for cyclists and triathletes is all about offering good quality products for cycling fans at excellent prices. Spiuk strives to reach out to average cycling enthusiasts with more cutting-edge products featuring the best technology and materials, while remaining accessible to every cyclist.
This week Spiuk wants to show its commitment to all cycling fans in what will be a Spiuk Week loaded with giveaways you simply can’t miss. We’re sure that you will be thrilled by Spiuk’s gifts, and that the challenges for this Spiuk Week will be full of Bkoolers once more. If you want to learn more about the great range of Spiuk products, be sure to check them out on the website: Spiuk.com
Spiuk Challenge in the Vuelta Andalucía
For this Spiuk Week we have a very interesting stage to coincide with the running of the 2017 Vuelta Andalucía, this year’s first great regional tour in Spain, and we wanted to include a stage from the 2016 Vuelta Andalucía in our Spiuk Challenge.
The race is shaping up to be very interesting, with the Sky Team returning to try to repeat Chris Froome’s triumph in the 2015 Vuelta Andalucía, though this year their main weapon will be Byelorussian rider Kiryenka, who will be helped by Spanish climbers Mikel Landa and Mikel Nieve, along with fellow Spaniard David López. The Movistar Team will be led by Alejandro Valverde, who will also be fighting to win the GC and repeat last year’s victory ahead of Van Garderen and Bauke Mollema.
As for Alberto Contador, he will be donning the Trek colors in this race, which marks his start to the 2017 season, where he hopes to fight for a victory in the Tour de France. The fantastic French climber Thibaut Pinot will also be there leading the FDJ team, as will Jurgen Van den Broeck, who will try to improve on his three-time second-place finishes.
So an all-out battle is assured for this 63rd running of the Vuelta Andalucía, which is filled with a lineup worthy of a grand tour. The race will feature a very promising start, with a tough first stage departing from sea level in Rincón de la Victoria (Malaga), riding over the well-known 1st category climb of Monachil, in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, and finishing in the city of Granada.
Last year the Vuelta rode through the province of Granada in its third stage, which is the one you will have to ride in the Bkool Winter Cup’s Spiuk Challenge, and although the route is different from this year’s first stage, it’s by no means an easy stage. You Bkoolers will be riding between the towns of Restábal and Padul, where the stage finished in 2016, which was won by Italian rider Oscar Gatto. But don’t get complacent because the 23-km stage is uphill for 10.8 km, with an average gradient of almost 5% and a maximum of 12.24%. You can check out the Spiuk Challenge stage of the Bkool Winter Cup here: Vuelta Andalucía 2016 S3
You can also see a list of this week’s stages in the 2017 Vuelta Andalucía:
Stage 1. Wednesday, February 15. 155.4 Km. Start: Rincón de la Victoria (Málaga). Finish: Granada.
Stage 2. Thursday, February 16. 177.9 Km. Start: Torredonjimeno (Jaén). Finish: Mancha Real (Jaén).
Stage 3. Friday, February 17. 12 Km. Individual time trial (ITT). Start: Lucena (Córdoba). Finish: Lucena (Córdoba).
Stage 4. Saturday, February 18. 179.3 Km. Start: La Campana (Seville). Finish: Sevilla.
Stage 5. Sunday, February 19. 151.5 Km. Start: Setenil de las Bodegas (Cádiz). Finish: Coín (Málaga).
The Bkool Challenge stage looks tough, but don’t worry, because if you ride and complete the Spiuk Challenge you will be entered in a drawing for these dazzling Spiuk shoes and jacket, which two lucky Bkoolers will win. You have to pick one of the two times to ride the Spiuk Challenge, Wednesday, February 15 at 5:30 pm or 7:30 pm. No do-overs!
Spiuk #BkoolWinterCup Giveaway
Pay attention Bkoolers, because as we said, this week is full of giveaways and here’s another chance to win the Bkool giveaway on social media. To enter, just upload a picture or video with the hashtag #BkoolWinterCup to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Make sure you’re following Bkool and Spiuk on the site you decide to upload to.
Just for uploading a picture or video before or during your ride, you can get a fantastic Spiuk helmet!
So remember, follow Spiuk and Bkool on social media and upload your picture or video with using #BkoolWinterCup.