2013 Vuelta a Espana route: A treble treble of roads to hell

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Readers of a certain age may remember a Chris Rea song entitled The Road to Hell. It was written about London’s M25, but could easily have been about the route for the 2013 Vuelta a España, which was unveiled in Vigo today. Featuring 11 summit finishes – a record for a Grand Tour – this year’s 68th edition offers little succour to either time trial specialists or to the top sprinters, many of whom will opt for the road to the armchair rather than endure the inevitable suffer-fest. Continue reading