Brilliant tactics, the Spanish heat, some help from Alberto Contador — it all comes together to propel Nairo Quintana into a commanding
“Alejandro just keeps getting better with age," says Eusebio Unzué
Nairo Quintana made several attempts to drop Chris Froome on the slopes of the Aubisque climb, but he couldn't shake the Tour de France
Simon Yates launches a long-range attack in the Vuelta's 14th stage to surge into overall podium contention
Years after bursting onto the scene as a promising youngster, Robert Gesink finally has his first grand tour stage win
Two tough days in the Pyrenees could decide the 2016 Vuelta a España
The peloton finished nearly 34 minutes down on the breakaway, with some riders laughing as they crossed the line. Vuelta pundits, however,
The Spanish grand tour has only twice started outside of Spain, in 1997 and 2009.
Esteban Chaves was fourth overall entering Friday's stage 13 at the Spanish grand tour.
On a hilly transition stage in the Vuelta, Team Sky make life a little harder for race leader Nairo Quintana and his Movistar team.