The Vuelta a Espana, the third and final grand tour of the season, starts in the glamourous resort of Puerto Banus on Saturday, so here are a few videos to get us in the mood for what’s sure to be a rip-roaring competition. Kick back, pour yourself a glass of vino or prise the cap off a bottle of cerveza and enjoy!
A beginner’s guide to the Vuelta a Espana from CyclingNews.
The Vuelta parcours from CiclismoProTour.
A more detailed explanation of the Vuelta parcours. It’s in French but readily understandable, courtesy of Night-2012 Cyclisme.
Finally, from our friends at GCN, a look at the contenders.
Header image: Puerto Banus, Marbella from Wikipedia