Great teamwork and superb turn of speed saw Nacer Bouhanni take the second Vuelta stage after a tricky finish in San Fernando. Movistar retain the leader’s red jersey, but it passes from the shoulders of Jonathan Castroviejo to those of Alejandro Valverde.
Last year FDJ physio Sophie Chavanel shared her experiences throughout the season. This year it’s the turn of her husband, sprinter Sebastien Chavanel, who has returned to ride for FDJ as Nacer Bouhanni’s poisson pilote. Seb will be VeloVoices’ man in the peloton, revealing team tactics and giving his view of how races unfold for FDJ. Here’s his tale from last week’s French stage race Etoile de Besseges. Continue reading