First we had Peter Sagan with his Incredible Hulk and Running Man impersonations. Is this Chris Horner doing his version of The Karate Kid?
Stage 10: Torredelcampo to Guejar Sierra, 167km
Who’d have thought it? Chris Horner said he was going to get the leader’s red jersey back and he did just that when he zipped off the front with 5km to go and maintained an advantage of over 40 seconds to claim his second solo stage win, reclaim the red jersey and take the lead in the mountains and combined classifications. Pensioners of the world rejoice – well, maybe middle-aged men in lycra.
Stage 10: Torredelcampo to Guejar Sierra, 186.8km, high mountains
It’s all getting very serious now. This stage starts out benign enough but then it comes to the cat 1 Alto de Monachil, which leads to the summit finish of a new climb, the Alto de Hazallanas – 16km of beyond-category paaaaaiiiiiinnnnnn. Continue reading