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.
Stages 17 and 18 to the iconic Covadonga and leg-breaking Gamoniteiru climbs this week are set to crush hopes of many GC pretenders.
VeloNews Podcast: The Vuelta’s new Angliru; Jennifer Valente’s golden ride; Lauren De Crescenzo’s comeback
We discuss the Vuelta a España's new Angliru and Jenn Valente's gold medal ride in Tokyo. Then, Lauren De Crescenzo joins the show.
Vuelta a España officials will reveal details of the 2021 route on February 11.
Sunday's Vuelta a España stage atop the Alto de l'Angliru produced thrilling action, as Hugh Carthy took a career-defining win, Primož Roglič bent but didn't break, and Richard Carapaz stormed into red. Here's how the other GC stars fared:
Last chance for climbers to distance a more confident Primož Roglič in a pair of iconic summit finales.
Spain's Alto de l'Angliru climb has produced some of pro cycling's best YouTube clips. Here, we rank them.
Reports say the two famous ascents will reappear next season in the Spanish grand tour and the Tour de France tuneup.
Spain's hardest climb stands between RadioShack's Chris Horner and overall victory at the 68th Vuelta a España.
Juan Jose Cobo (Geox-TMC) climbed to the overall lead in the Vuelta a España on Sunday, conquering the decisive Angliru stage and leaving red jersey Bradley Wiggins (Sky) struggling on the steeps.