Vuelta Tweets of the Week: Mudbaths and Movistar

We’re just into our second week of Vuelta 2019 – so why not have a look at the crazy first week. We had mudbaths and unfeasibly large bikes; new guys winning, conti teams in red; plus our favourite dysfunctional family, Movistar. It’s Vuelta TWEETS OF THE WEEK !

Wildcards go wild!

The Vuelta always throws up something unexpected – this edition, it’s the wildcards that are getting all the attention. And rightly so!

I have to say, he’s right about this

When you wake up from a mid-stage nap and it’s all about Cofidis

Meanwhile, next year …

Some of the young’uns

You can use Pogacar’s name like a mantra …

Movistar – cycling’s favourite dysfunctional family!

‘You’re on a great ride! You could win the stage! … Oh, hold on. Wait for Nairo, wait for Nairo!’

The obligatory apology …

The cat’s been out of the bag for some time but it’s now confirmed … Quintana to Arkea Samsic

Some mighty big ambitions here …

A giant bike

We love Esteban Chaves – and we love his healthy perspective on racing.

Mudbath

The apocalyptic weather on Sunday’s stage meant that we didn’t see the gravel section of the stage. But we did find some footage.

 

 

The Gruppetto

Not often you hear the leader’s jersey described as a consolation prize. But Jasper kept it for good in the Tour of Germany.

Uncanny

Quite the poet, is Barbie …

Tattoo you

Mountain biking with Sagan and Oss – I see a Discovery Channel programme in here somewhere

Sending healing hopes to Rigo

The Worlds are coming …

The last word

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