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La Vuelta – King of the Mountains Pick

If you take a close look at this classification,you will see that an overall contender doesn’t win it. The reason behind this is the lack of double points on mountaintop finishes. For 2 consecutive years 63 points has won the jersey,Simon Clarke in 2012 and David Moncoutie in 2011. In 2012,Joaquim Rodriguez finished 3rd with...

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Tour de France – In Search Of Polka Dots

The King of the Mountains jersey is always the most difficult to predict in every grand tour.Before it starts you are never too sure who will target the jersey.Add into that riders that find themselves in a number of early breaks and decide to see how far they can get.In a particularly mountainous course you...