World team time trial champions BMC took the bull by the horns and stormed to victory along 7.4km of stunning Spanish coastline from Puerto Banus to Marbella, just pipping both Tinkoff-Saxo and Orica-GreenEDGE to the top step of the podium by the narrowest of margins. Although the stage was neutralised as far as the individual times were concerned, the first of their five riders over the line, Slovakian Peter Velits, will wear the leader’s red jersey on tomorrow’s stage.
Daily Archives: August 22, 2015
Vuelta preview: Stages 1-3
With more mountain stages and overall contenders than you can shake a stick at, the 80th edition of the Vuelta a Espana starts today. Whether you love it for the nine new summit finishes, the seemingly endless leg-breaking inclines, the looming GC battle or the excitement of watching a young rider step into the limelight for the very first time – make the tapas, open your favourite Spanish tipple and embrace La pasión que es La Vuelta.