Vuelta a Espana 2017 : Stage 15 – Superman flies again

It was the second day of what was supposed to be an attackity decisive pair of stages in this year’s Vuelta 2017. It was decisive – I guess – in that no one really got any time on Chris Froome and in fact he gained some by doing nothing more than staying steady throughout the stages. So there’s that. But further down the GC, it’s starting to really hot up, not least because Miguel Angel Lopez (Astana) went crazy on the last climb – in a stoic-faced kind of way – to take another stage win solo.
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Vuelta a Espana 2017 : Stage 14 – Majka gives La Pandera a wink

The first HC climb in Vuelta 2017 and it was supposed to be a battle for the stage by the GC boys. But Bora’s Rafal Majka had other plans, getting into a ten-man break early on and soloing to a career-defining stage win on top of La Pandera. Although the GC was shaken up, Chris Froome kept his lead, Vincenzo Nibali put more time into his rivals and Esteban Chaves fell off the podium.
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