Rider Interview: Alessandro De Marchi is one of those guys who has been quietly building up a fine palmarès and the admiration of the other professionals as a strong rider to have along-side you in a break. Our PEZman in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, managed to have a word with Alessandro at the CCC team early season training camp.
Oct 04, 2018 - The World championships may have just finished, but Alejandro Valverde is looking forward to the 2020 Olympics - Top Story. Race reports and video from Binche and Munsterland. We look-forward to Paris-Tours and the Giro dell’Emilia. Other cycling news: Campenaerts' Hour test, Nizzolo ends season, Greipel looks back, contract news and la Vuelta photo competition.
The PEZ Crew Vuelta: The PEZ Crew all agree that the Vuelta a España was again the best Grand Tour of the season, those (mostly) short fast stages with a tough finalé brought out the best of the peloton. History in the making with Simon Yates taking his first GT win to top of a first one nation/three rider clean sweep. Here are the best of the PEZ Crew thoughts on this years Spanish tour.
Vuelta Final Week: The 2018 came to a thunderous climax on Saturday in Andorra with a podium turn around, except for that top spot - Simon Yates held his place to make history. Ed Hood has followed all the ups and downs of the Spanish Grand Tour, here is his final summing up... the good and the bad.
PeloPics: Simon Yates rode an attacking final week of the Vuelta, 'the best form of defense is attack!' The overall was set fire in the mountains of Andorra and it was all change GC with full on excitement. Here are the best photos of the last week of the Spanish Grand Tour by Cor Vos and Luis Ángel Gómez.
Sept 17, 2018 - The Vuelta a España again proved its self the best Grand Tour and Simon Yates was a worthy winner. Race news with reports and video from Spain, the GP Scherens, Coppa Bernocchi, Coppa Agostoni and Kampioenschap van Vlaanderen. Other cycling news: World Hour Record, Philippe Gilbert returns, Igor Anton retires, contract news and Simon Yates' winning speech.
Stage Report: Italian champion, Elia Viviani took his third Vuelta stage win of 2018, yet another victory for the Quick-Step Floors team, but the day belonged to Mitchelton-Scott's Simon Yates. Overall winner of the Spanish Grand Tour and the victory was taken with panache and set a record for British Grand Tour wins.
Stage Report: Spain's rising star Enric Mas claimed the short but explosive penultimate stage of the Vuelta a España in the mountains of Andorra, while Simon Yates once again rode with panache to hold onto the red jersey, capping an exceptional year that has seen Britain claim all three of cycling's Grand Tours, an exploit matched only by France in 1964 and Spain in 2008.
Stage Report: Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) won again at the Vuelta as he profited from Simon Yates' work to go clear at the top. The Brit in the Mitchelton-Scott team put another few nails in the GC coffin and now sits 1:38 ahead of a struggling Alejandro Valverde (Movistar). Still one big day to go...