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2015 Giro d'Italia

The Giro d’Italia starts today and the Grand Tour season is underway.  Contador is attempting the Giro / Tour de France double and his journey to repeat this cycling rarity begins in San Remo.   159 more words

Tour Down Under 2015

The Tour Down Under 2015 is the first Grand Tour race of the year. The 17th edition of the six stage tour in Adelaide Australia runs from Tuesday January 20th to Sunday January 25. 188 more words


Vuelta a Espana stage 16 preview

If you are only going to watch one stage of this year’s Vuelta then this should be it. The Queen stage has attacking riding written all over it and there is every chance that the winner of the Vuelta will be decided today. 657 more words


Mountains Round Two - La Vuelta a España Stage 15 Preview

Yesterday may not have been fought over by the general classification guys in terms of the win, but we did gain insight as to who is still riding themselves into form late on. 497 more words

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Vuelta stage 14: Ryder on the wall

What started as a gentle roll-out for the riders turned into a nightmare in the last few kilometres. One of those wall-like climbs that we’re so familiar with at the Vuelta slowed the race to walking pace, and brought about what Eurosport’s Carlton Kirby described as a “slow-motion boxing match under water” – an odd but apt description. 687 more words


Vuelta a Espana 2014 – Stage 14

The first of three consecutive mountain stages played well in today’s Vuelta a Espana 2014. Stage 14 offered a summit finished along some of the steepest roads in the Asturian Mountains. 369 more words

Vuelta stage 7: De Marchi escapes to victory

Cannondale’s Alessandro De Marchi continued his prolific season with a career-first grand tour victory on stage seven of the Vuelta. The Italian escaped from a four-man break to take a comfortable solo win, allowing  612 more words