The streets of Hamburg played host to the 20th Vattenfall Cyclassic today, and the hordes of fans who flanked the final straight were treated to what has become a customary display of dominance from Andre Greipel. Continue reading
The Vuelta always gives us something interesting and today was no exception. It was the first summit finish of the Vuelta today but the GC guys weren’t the ones making the noise. UPDATE: Except for Vincenzo Nibali, who was thrown off the race for blatantly hanging onto his team car to catch back up to the peloton after his crash.
Today brings us the Vattenfall Cyclassics, Germany’s only WorldTour event. It’s the latest in a string of late summer/autumn races set to please the sprinters and classics specialists alike, providing them with a valuable opportunity to get some hard racing into the legs before the World Championships in Richmond. It’s a race that always produces fast, aggressive riding, with the classics specialists looking to spoil the sprint teams’ fun.