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VUELTA’21 Stage 6: Cort Crushes Cullera & Roglič in Red!

Many thought stage 6 would be dull, but the final 20 kilometres on narrow roads through the rice fields was classic stuff, and this was before the sharp climb to the finish line. On the tough final kilometres, Magnus Cort Nielsen managed to hold off Primoz Roglič by a bike length for the stage win. Roglič is back in the overall lead.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Thursday!

Aug 19, 2021: The Vuelta is in full swing and we have results and video, plus the Egmont Cycling Race. Back pain for Van der Poel-TOP STORY. Astana in 2022, Nibali to Astana? Van Avermaet to the Worlds and Evenepoel confronts Lombardy. Contract and race news.

VUELTA’21 Stage 5: Philipsen Swoop & Taaramäe Crash!

Another crazy sprint finish went to Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Fenix) ahead of Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck - Quick-Step) and Alberto Dainese (DSM). Rein Taaramäe (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert Matériaux) lost his red jersey to Kenny Elissonde (Trek-Segafredo) due to a crash with 9 kilometres to go.

VUELTA’21 Stage 3: Taaramäe Thunders Into Red!

Stage 3 had a nail-biting finish, would the break go all the way to the finish or would the peloton pull them back on the climb to the summit of the Picón Blanco. In the end it was Rein Taaramäe who held out for the stage win and gave his Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert team the overall lead.

EUROTRASH News Round Up Monday!

Aug 16, 2021: The Vuelta a España is underway and we have the first two stages with video. Plus the Tour de Pologne and the PostNord Tour of Denmark. Philippe Gilbert talks of problems at Lotto Soudal. Other news: Lefevere to work on Evenepoel. Contracts for López, Coquard, DSM Development, Intermarché, Lotto Soudal and Jumbo-Visma.

VUELTA’21 Stage 2: Philipsen Just Pips Jakobsen!

As expected, stage 2 came down to a bunch sprint. The Deceuninck - Quick-Step hit the front to pilot Fabio Jakobsen to the line, but it was Alpecin-Fenix's Jasper Philipsen who pushed his bike across the line just ahead of Jakobsen and Michael Matthews of BikeExchange. Primoz Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) held the overall lead.

VUELTA’21 Stage 1: Roglič Right Into Red!

Primoz Roglič started the 2021 Vuelta a España in the same way as he finished the 2020 Spanish Grand Tour - In the red jersey. It looked like the young Astana-Premier Tech rider, Alex Aranburu would take the win, but the Olympic time trial champion came up with a storming ride for the stage and overall lead.