Mikel Landa won the opening stage of the Vuelta a Burgos in style to move into an early race lead.
The win also moves Landa to the top of the mountains classification, with team-mate Elissonde in second. The team also moves to the top of the team classification leaderboard.
I had the motivation. I also like the city and I had to try something.
He said: "It has been a surprise for me to win today but I had the motivation. I also like the city and I had to try something.
"I have a little bit of time that I can use in my favour for the rest of the race now so it might be a little bit easier, but nevertheless El Picon Blanco will be a finish where the differences of today might be insignificant.