DAY 1: Sunday, February 19
Official start time 5:00 AM (NO CHECK IN TODAY!)
Day One of La Vuelta Puerto Rico: San Juan to Ponce. 150 miles. We all start at dark. Wearing sunglasses with dark tinted inserts at this time is NOT a good idea. Consider clear inserts. Remember that lights are required on all bikes at all times, both front white lights and rear red lights. PLEASE NO BLINKING RED LIGHTS AND PLEASE DO NOT USE THE HIGH SETTING.
We start from the Aloft San Juan Hotel located in the Puerto Rico Convention Center Area. Make sure you leave your carry-on sized luggage in the designated area of any one of Vuelta Puerto Rico affiliated hotels or bring them to the start in Old San Juan. If you are staying in Old San Juan, leave your bags at the Plaza de Armas Hotel, affiliated to the event or bring it to the start. Remember Uber is always an option.
We expect to arrive to Ponce as follows:
♦ PELOTON A: 3:00 PM
♦ PELOTON B: 4:30 PM
♦ PELOTON C: 5:30 PM