2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: mountains
The Vuelta comes to the mountains. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: feed zone
Carlos Verona was one of 31 riders to make the break of the day. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: break
Bob Jungels, Winner Anacona and Javier Moreno were off the front in the final kilometers. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Moreno and Anacona
Moreno and Anacona quickly left Jungels behind. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Anacona
Anacona next disposed of Moreno. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Martin
Dan Martin made a bid for glory on the final climb. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Katusha
Katusha was mindful of the late surges. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: attack
Alberto Contador launches a late attack. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Contador
Contador’s late run for the line animated the finish of the ninth stage. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Valverde
Alejandro Valverde knew teammate Nairo Quintana would be stronger on the steeps. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Anacona wins
Anacona takes the stage and moves himself well up the leaderboard in the process. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
Cycling: 69th Tour of Spain 2014 / Stage 9
Valverde drives for the line, securing third overall going into the rest day. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: stage winner
Anacona collects his prizes. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com
2014 Vuelta a Espana, stage 9: Quintana
Nairo Quintana saved the jersey for Movistar. Photo: Tim De Waele | TDWsport.com