We thought yesterday was a hell of a stage. It kicked off from Kilometre Zero today, led by Etixx-QuickStepper Gianluca Brambilla, closely followed by Alberto Contador and Nairo Quintana and their teammates. The chasing group, including an isolated Chris Froome, never saw them again. Brambilla won his second GT stage this year and Quintana gained a truckload of time on his Sky rival.
Daily Archives: September 4, 2016
Vuelta a Espana 2016: Stages 9-14 Final KM
The organisers said the second week of the Vuelta would be the toughest, and boy they were right. From the Alto del Naranco and La Covadonga to the fearsome queen stage finishing atop L’Aubisque, the peloton have done nothing but face climb after climb after climb …