Vuelta Stage 5 Preview

August 24, 2016

Back to normal and a sprint finish around the walled city of Lugo.

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Vuelta Stage 4 Preview

August 23, 2016

A decisive summit finish yesterday revealed who is climbing well and today brings another uphill test with a longer, steadier uphill run to the line to confirm the contenders for the overall classification.

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Team Victory Rankings

August 22, 2016

A look at the win rates for the top teams and as ever a chance to look at some of the stories behind the wins and the stats relating to the teams especially as we’re in the middle of the transfer season.

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Vuelta Stage 3 Preview

August 22, 2016

Stage 3 and the Mirador de Ézaro climb awaits, the first uphill finish of the Vuelta. It’s an established and familiar test that’s arguably harder than the Flèche Wallonne’s Mur de Huy. Promising for Monday.

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Vuelta Stage 2 Preview

August 21, 2016

A stage for the sprinters in a race with few sprinters? The big name sprinters are missing but many others will fancy their chances today.

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Vuelta Stage 1 Preview

August 20, 2016

A team time trial to start the Vuelta in Ourense, billed as the thermal spa capital of Galicia and a chance for the bigger and better teams to turn up the heat on their weaker rivals right from the start.

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Who Will Win The Vuelta?

August 19, 2016

Chris Froome and Alberto Contador top the bill with a wide cast of contenders behind them, the likes of Esteban Chaves and Steven Kruijswijk are looking to build on their experiences from the Giro while Nairo Quintana and Tejay van Garderen are among those looking to salvage something from a season that has yet to […]

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Lucien Blyau Obituary

August 17, 2016

Lucien Blyau has died on his 91st birthday. He was one of the characters of the Tour de France and beyond, a dedicated supporter and quencher of thirst.

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Vuelta iCal

August 17, 2016

Time flies. The track programme’s finished at the Olympics and for road cycling fans the next big event is the Vuelta a España which starts this Saturday. Here’s a calendar of all the stages for your diary.

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Boycotts and Breakdowns

August 15, 2016

It takes something special to unite all the World Tour teams. Normally they’re in competition but also have opposite views, or at least their owners and managers can often clash on a range of issues. Now all 18 teams have decided to boycott the upcoming team time trial event at the World Championships in Qatar […]

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