In a Vuelta that saw Sky lose GC leader Froome to a crash, Nicolas Roche shined in stage 18 with a much-needed stage win.
Nicholas Roche's father is one of seven to pull off the double. Though he rides for Team Sky, he admires his former teammate's ambition
The GC field at the Giro is filled with riders both young and old, such as 24-year-old Nairo Quintana (above) and 37-year-old Cadel Evans
The inclusion of Saxo-Tinkoff in the WorldTour means Alberto Contador can begin preparations for his assault on the 2013 Tour
Nicholas Roche is ninth, but concedes he struggled in the mountains. The Irish pro is looking to improve on his 2008 13th place at the
Nicholas Roche, hot off a solid 15th in the Tour de France, is aiming for a top-10 overall at the Vuelta