John Degenkolb held off the charge of his compatriot, German national champion Andre Greipel, by a bike length to record the first home win in Germany’s only WorldTour event since Erik Zabel in 2001. Norwegian Alexander Kristoff rounded out the podium. Continue reading
The peloton snakes its way along the coast en route to its appointment with the first summit finish of this Vuelta.
Stage 2: Ponteverda to Baiona. Alto Do Monte Da Groba, 177.7km
The drama was left to the last 11km of the 178km route as its sharp climb to the finish brought out the champion in one of Ireland’s favourite sons, yet left one of Spain’s golden boys with broken dreams. Continue reading