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La Vuelta – Stage 11 Preview

The day after a rest day can often cause problems. The GC riders will hope not as they reach the 38.8km individual time-trial. The riders tackle the cat 3 climb the Alto del Moncayo.It’s around 4% for 9km,so not particularly hard and should be a day for the TT specialists. The descent is very technical...

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Vuelta a Burgos & La Vuelta

The Burgos race provides an excellent opportunity for riders to get used to Spanish conditions before the Vuelta. It is a very important tool in helping to predict riders that will go well in the Vuelta. In 2010,Mosquera and Nibali finished 2nd and 3rd in Burgos.Nibali won the Vuelta,with Mosquera 2nd. In 2011,Moreno and Cobo...

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La Vuelta – Stage 2 Preview

Stage 2 travels 177.7km from Pontevedra to Baiona. A largely boring stage apart from the mountain top finish.It is unusual to have such a finish,so early in a grand tour and I love it! The final climb is 11km long at an average gradient of 5.6%,with a maximum of 10%.It has a very hard first...