Posts in category: Vuelta a España
VN podcast, ep. 107: The importance of Yates’s Vuelta victory

Was it a good edition of the Vuelta? What does it mean for Yates? How do we rank this year’s grand tours? We unpack the action from Spain.

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VeloNews Show: Three key takeaways from the Vuelta

Always one of the season’s best races, the Vuelta delivered lots of surprises, and we have three key takeaways from the 2018 race.

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Vuelta: With mixed emotions, Movistar finishes off GC podium

The Spanish team fell short of its goals to place at least one rider on the podium, although it won two stages and the team prize.

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Final win in rainbow stripes eludes Sagan

Peter Sagan’s three-year reign as world champion will likely come to an end soon, and he was unable to win a stage at the Vuelta.

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Vuelta champ Yates still thinking about Giro

Simon Yates won the Vuelta a Espana, his first grand tour victory, but he’s still bitter about losing the Giro d’Italia.

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Yates steps out of Sky shadows to reign in Spain

After many years of promise, Yates secures first grand tour victory having taken a different path from Team Sky’s big-budget approach

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Guillén said reduction of Vuelta race days not on horizon

Vuelta boss believes in nurturing the sport from the bottom up rather than imposing limits

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Triumphant Yates won’t turn back on his aggressive style

Yates balances aggression and moderation to banish Giro demons and become the first Brit to win a grand tour outside of Team Sky’s structure

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Yates defends Vuelta lead with ride worthy of win

Yates played it perfectly in both dangerous penultimate stage and throughout the Vuelta, proving lessons have been learned from Giro sting

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Vuelta podium turns upside down as Yates holds steady

Yates’ Vuelta victory marks a generational shift, with youthful pair Lopez and Mas completing the Vuelta podium.

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VeloNews Show: Courtney conquers MTB worlds

Analysis of Kate Courtney’s monumental world championship win. Plus: Can Yates hang on? Is Valverde too old? Vuelta questions galore.

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An empty Quintana surrenders grand tour hopes again

Once a climbing superstar expected to win the Tour de France, Nairo Quintana comes up short again, this time at the Vuelta.

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Woods pours his heart out on brutal Basque finish

Michael Woods’s breakthrough victory in Vuelta a España takes on deeper significance has he reveals details of family tragedy.

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BMC Racing leaving peloton with head held high

The squad will fold at the end of the season, which has given its riders at the Vuelta a Espana more motivation to ride hard.

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VN podcast, ep. 106: Courtney talks about world championship win

We call up Kate Courtney to hear firsthand about her unbelievable world championship win. Plus, updates on the exciting Vuelta.

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Kruijswijk back in Vuelta game after time trial

With a fourth-place result in stage 16 time trial, Steven Kruijswijk is head and shoulders above rival climbers and gaining ground.

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Reijnen’s ‘best rest day’ ideal for final Vuelta push

Without overall ambitions, Kiel Reijnen takes it easy on stage 16 so he can be fully rested to support Mollema and Nizzolo’s stage hunting.

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Dutch rider Mollema aims for worlds breakout

Bauke Mollema is an outsider on the Dutch team because Tom Dumoulin will headline the squad, but he has a shot at winning gold.

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Humbled Quintana promises to keep fighting at Vuelta, vows to help Valverde

Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana were second and third in the Vuelta entering Tuesday’s time trial.

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Yates faces critical TT test in bid to win Vuelta

The Mitchelton-Scott rider leads the race by 26 seconds heading into Tuesday’s time trial.

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