Wiggins looks to "minimise losses" in testing Vuelta TTT

Bradley Wiggins, Tour de France 2011 stage two TTT

Garmin-Cervelo and Team Sky will start as favourites for Saturday's opening stage of the Vuelta, a testing 13.5-kilometre team time trial around Benidorm.

It's no flat, drag-strip of a TTT course. The opener starts with a steep four-kilometre climb before a 180-degree turn and a fast, straight descent back into the popular tourist town.

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