With Nibali throwing away valuable seconds, the only real race that remains in this Vuelta could be the battle for the podium behind Froome.
VeloNews chatted with the man behind the Spanish grand tour as the 2017 race nears its finish in Madrid.
Just when Chris Froome and Sky look to have the red jersey sewn up, it started to unravel Wednesday on the Los Machucos summit finale.
Race leader Chris Froome shows his first real signs of fatigue, losing time to his rivals on the steep climb. This Vuelta just got
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Los Machucos is being hyped up as an ogre. Terrible and inhumane. A colossus. Seems fitting for the climber-friendly Vuelta a Espana.