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The Gamoniteiru sees longer, steadier grades, but the Angliru packs a punch with its 25-percent ramps — the pros agreed that the Angliru remains in a class of its own.
With the memory of losing last year's Tour de France on the final day, Primož Roglič goes into the final stages of the Vuelta with caution despite extending his GC lead.
The Swiss champion rode away from her breakaway companions, which included Coryn Rivera, in impressive style to give herself a substantial lead overall.
The Spanish race expands to four stages this year and takes advantage of the mountains of Galicia. Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen headline a strong start list.
Here's what Sepp Kuss, Miguel Ángel López, and others said after the two-time defending Vuelta a España champion regained the race lead.
With Primož Roglič taking control of the red leader's jersey, the tug-of-war for the final podium spots will heat up in the closing stages of the Vuelta a España.
Egan Bernal said he just wanted to have fun on the bike as he launched a long-range attack on stage 17 of the Vuelta a España. It didn't work out, but he still had fun.
Roglič takes huge 2:22 lead over Enric Mas as Jumbo-Visma dominates the first of two back-to-back mountain stages at the Vuelta.
Is the hyped Gamoniteiru climb the 'next big thing' in the Vuelta a España, or a gimmick that will not shape the GC? The pros chime in.
Bou became king for a day when Valencia welcomed its home rider with painted roads and party passion – and Bou reciprocated with a ride fit for his hero 'El Pistolero.'
Egan Bernal wants to go big in the final mountain stages of the Vuelta a España, but he says that taking a big amount of time on Primož Roglič will be difficult.
Grand tour rookie gets first taste of breakaway effort in stage 16 as he hones form and ambitions ahead of world championships, Paris-Roubaix.
Stages 17 and 18 to the iconic Covadonga and leg-breaking Gamoniteiru climbs this week are set to crush hopes of many GC pretenders.
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