When even one of the top national riders are forced to abandon due to the heat - on the first road stage - you know the temperatures are just too extreme. Over 45*c today.

‼️ NOT SAFE ‼️

Does somebody have to collapse for @VoltaPortugal organizers to take this seriously? https://t.co/p3270gA0wj

— Mikkel Condé v2.0 (@mrconde) August 2, 2018