The reVolta reflects the commitment to women's cycling of the Volta Ciclista a Catalunya, organizer of the race. A popular vote through social media decided the name of the race, which held its first edition on March 25, 2018.
The second edition of la reVolta is scheduled for 2021 with the Depart and finish of the route located in Sant Cugat. In this way, this municipality maintains its commitment to women's cycling.
The exact date of the second edition of the reVolta will be determined in the coming months depending on how the cycling calendar is for 2021. The objective is to configure a route of more than 100 km and attractive for riders and public.
On 2018 the infrastructure of the last stage of the 98th Volta was shared, with a route in the charismatic circuit of the Montjuïc mountain, in Barcelona. With 118 registered women cyclists, it was a success of participation, as well as of public.
The winner of the first edition of the reVolta was Lauren Stephens (Cylance Procycling), ahead of Lorena Llamas (Movistar Team) and Sofía Rodríguez (Sopela Women Team). The race was held at 45 minutes plus an extra lap and was regulated by the Catalan Cycling Federation.
The congestion of the calendar prevented repeating the experience in 2019, announcing the second edition for 2020. Unfortunately, the effects created by the Covid-19 pandemic have forced the organization to delay the race for next year.