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VUELTA’20 Stage 14: Wonderful Wellens Wins His Second!

Stage 14 was always going to a be 'Break Day' but it nearly wasn't, as Astana had missed the move. On a fast day the break held off the bunch, split, regrouped and we had six riders fighting for the victory. On the sharp uphill finish; Tim Wellens got the better of Michael Woods and Zdeněk Štybar.

Retro Rider: José María Jiménez – Erratic and Tragic

Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, has cast his eye on a Spanish icon; José María Jiménez. The Spanish climber was in the Pantani mould, and like the Italian he came to a sad end. Jiménez was a hero to many. 'El Chava' was one of the last pure climbers; exciting to watch, but ultimately tragic.

Michael Mørkøv Talks Vuelta’20

INTERVIEW: Sam Bennett was piloted to another Vuelta a España stage win on Thursday's stage 9 by Michael Mørkøv, but the UCI had other ideas. Ed Hood managed to 'have a word' with the best lead-out in the business on the Vuelta's first rest day, before Bennett's second victory was taken from him.

VUELTA’20 Stage 13: Roglič Rocking Back Into Red!

A stunning time trial ride from Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) saw the Slovenian take the overall lead back from Richard Carapaz (INEOS Grenadiers). Hugh Carthy (EF Pro Cycling) moved closer to second place and is now only 8 seconds behind Carapaz. Roglič won the stage by 1 second from Will Barta (CCC).

VUELTA’20 2nd Rest Day Round Up: L’Angliru Bites!

The second week of the Spanish Grand Tour and the monster of the Alto de l'Angrilu are behind us, but the final week is no 'walk in the park'. Ed Hood has been tied to the TV to give us his 'different' view on stages seven to twelve of the 2020 Vuelta a España.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Nov 02, 2020: All change in la Vuelta as l'Angliru put Carapaz back in red. Reports, results and video from Spain. Tour'21 route-TOP STORY. Other news: Tour Down Under cancelled, co-sponsor for EF, Alaphilippe talks Flanders, contract news, Lefevere on Lelangue, Riwal Securitas, Vuelta’21 start and Contador talks about stroke.

VUELTA’20 Stage 12: Crusher Carthy on l’Angliru!

The fireworks that was expected on the summit of l'Angliru, did not disappoint. The lead group was down to the bare essentials when Hugh Carthy blew past the others on the steep ramps for the stage win and 3rd overall. Primoz Roglič was in trouble and lost time to the repeat overall leader, Richard Carapaz.

VUELTA’08 RETRO: Roadside On l’Angliru!

Vuelta a España Retro: With this year's Vuelta a España making a return to Asturias and l'Angliru on Sunday, Ed Hood got his diary and photo album out for one of his favourite days on a Grand Tour. The mythical climb of the Alto de l'Angliru sticks in the memory for reasons both political and sporting - Ed's day on the Angliru.