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With this year’s Itzulia Women, women’s racing in the Basque County has come full circle after quite a lot of change in recent years. We used to have the long-term staple of the Emakumeen Bira stage race which ran from 1988 to 2019. One of the major stage races, surprisingly given the climbing it was a race that neither Anna van der Breggen nor Annemiek van Vleuten ever actually won.
The San Sebastian Klasikoa returns in 2021 as a Women’s WorldTour race after a first edition in 2019 at 1.1 level. The race mirrors the