A dying art form? What to expect from the Vuelta a España's team time trial

After a three-year absence, the team time trial is back at a grand tour. We take a look at the chaos the discipline can inflict on a race.

Ineos Grenadiers Tour of Britain TTT 2021
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This year’s Vuelta a España begins on Friday with a 23.3km team time trial through the streets of Utrecht in the Netherlands.

This opening stage marks the first time since 2019 that the discipline has featured at the race and, for many of the riders, the first time since that they’ve ridden against the clock in a team. 

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