Vuelta a España Stage 16 Preview

September 11, 2018

A stage that is the antithesis of the Vuelta itself, a 32km time trial to the “Oscar Freire Sports Complex”, named in tribute to the three time world champion who is from the finish town. He’ll probably pop up later today when people least expect it.

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Vuelta a España Stage 15 Preview

September 9, 2018

The first long summit finish. The Vuelta doesn’t have many mythical climbs, there’s no Ventoux nor Stelvio but the Lagos de Covadonga are the closest the race gets, a climb that’s been a regular since the 1980s and climbed for the 21st time today.

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Vuelta a España Stage 14 Preview

September 8, 2018

A hard day in the Vuelta, what it lacks in high altitude it makes up for with steep roads and a very tough finish.

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Vuelta a España Stage 13 Preview

September 7, 2018

A summit finish at La Camperona, notionally 8km at 7.5% which would be hard enough but it’s got sections above 15% and moments above 20%.

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Vuelta a España Stage 12 Preview

September 6, 2018

On paper a day for a breakaway again, on tarmac there’s a chance for surprises in the finish. Tomorrow’s summit finish will weigh on the mind for the GC contenders but for the others there’s the stage win.

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Vuelta a España Stage 11 Preview

September 5, 2018

A mid-mountain stage, ideal breakaway terrain.

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Vuelta a España Stage 10 Preview

September 4, 2018

A sprint stage awaits.

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Vuelta a España Stage 9 Preview

September 2, 2018

The first big summit finish of the Vuelta to the ski station of La Covatilla. It’s live on TV from start to finish.

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Vuelta a España Stage 8 Preview

September 1, 2018

An uphill finish that’s made for Peter Sagan, the Slovak has had a slow start to the race but popped up to take second place yesterday. Meanwhile the main GC contenders will try to rest ahead of tomorrow’s big summit finish.

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Vuelta a España Stage 7 Preview

August 31, 2018

A breakaway or a bunch sprint? Today’s stage isn’t as hard as a profile suggests but it’s more difficult that the roadbook says. Which might just suit the breakaway…

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