Vuelta a Espana review: The race in numbers

Key race facts

3,358.9 – In kilometres, the total race distance of the 68th Vuelta a Espana.

11 – Number of summit finishes, one more than in 2012.

224.9 – The length (in kilometres) of this year’s longest stage (15, from Andorra to Peryragudes). Continue reading

Vuelta Tweets: #KennyCrush, KuKu Penthouse, and Angliru tears

So the Vuelta is done and dusted but the tweets keep coming. We had an eventful tweet week: Angliru, a snake handler, a movie director riding a GT – but there really was only one big story this week. And that was who or what exactly lives in a KuKu Penthouse? But first, let’s go to a cute young Frenchman … Continue reading