Oct 17, 2019 - Two 'Top Stories' in today's EUROTRASH: Merckx and De Vlaeminck in hospital and the 2020 Tour route. Reports from Sluitingsprijs Putte-Kapellen and the Superprestige in Gieten. Other news: Van Aert for the Tour, Cavendish-Keisse for Gent, Euro track champs, Tour of Guangxi, Phinney to retire, rider contracts, Specialized with Deceuninck and video of Dan Martin’s farewell.
Vuelta Final Week: Ed Hood is sat in his 'virtual' Madrid cafe with a café con leche and a Veterano in front of him, along with Marca and AS to review the final week of la Vuelta a España 2019. There were a lot of new faces... and Alejandro Valverde. Who was hot and who was not?
Vuelta Stage Report: The final stage of the Vuelta a España fell to Dutch National champion, Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) in a close sprint with Irish champion, Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe). Primož Roglič had no problems, and the Jumbo-Visma team leader won his first Grand Tour.
Vuelta Stage Report: Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) took his third stage victory after a long solo, this put the Slovenian on the third step of the overall podium. Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) guaranteed his win in the 2019 Vuelta a España. He had no problems on the last mountain stage, despite some attacks from Miguel Ángel López (Astana) and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar).
Vuelta Stage Report: Rémi Cavagna (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) took the win in the medieval streets of Toledo on stage 19 of the Vuelta a España on Friday. The Frenchman was part of the early break, then in the final 25 kilometres he attacked to go solo and hold off the peloton as they snapped at his heels. Primoz Roglic held the overall lead after a crash splintered the main bunch.
Vuelta Stage Report: The penultimate mountain stage of la Vuelta was won by EF Education First's Sergio Higuita. The promising Colombian had lost twenty minutes on the road to Guadalajara yesterday, but today he soloed to victory. Miguel Ángel López (Astana) provided the fireworks, causing Nairo Quintana (Movistar) and Tadej Pogačar (UAE Team Emirates) to lose time.
Sept 12, 2019 - Two more crazy days on the la Vuelta a España - Never a dull moment. Results, reports and video from Spain and the Tour of Britain. Surgery for Urán - Top Story. Other cycling news: Teams for the Grands Prix Cyclistes Québec and Montréal, more rider contracts for 2020, De Clercq retires, Milano-Torino, World's riders and La Vuelta Junior.
Vuelta Stage Report: Philippe Gilbert took his second stage win in the 2019 Vuelta a España. Stage 17 split into echelons causing problems for the GC teams. At the finish it looked like Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) had the stage in the bag, but Gilbert swooped past for the win. Nairo Quintana (Movistar) took advantage of making it into the front group to move into second place overall.
Vuelta Rest Day No.2: The Vuelta a España has a reputation for excitement and the last seven stages have lived up to it... and some. Ed Hood is in his 'virtual' Burgos café pondering the middle week of the Spanish Grand Tour over a café con leche and a large Veterano by Osborne. Vuelta catch-up time....