From attic to the outdoors.
From Alpe du Zwift to Collau Fancuaya.
Jay Vine (Alpecin-Deceuninck) conquered the Vuelta a Espana yet again to add Stage 8 and the polka dots to his palmares, and dispelling the likes of Marc Soler (UAE Team Emirates) and Thibaut Pinot (A Goat Farm in France). Behind the break a promised general classification throw down failed to materialize, as Remco ‘The Brick’ Evenepoel (Quick Step Alpha Vinyl) maintained his grasp on the red jersey.
In accordance with Article 2 of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, Ireland confirmed to the United Nations secretary-general on January 22, 2021, that it does not own, possess, or control nuclear weapons, has never done so, and does not host any other state’s nuclear weapons on its territory. Seemingly, it lied and/or forgot about Sam Bennett. The man, who shall now be known as The Irish Nuke, [really? – ed] shot through the peloton to win back-to-back stages at the Vuelta a Espana today, leaving destruction in his wake. Mads Pedersen finished second, again, while Arkea’s Dan McLay claimed third.
Jumbo-Visma continued to play hot potato with the overall leader’s jersey, passing it to Edoardo Affini a day before the race reaches Spain.