Vuelta Tweets: Lachlan’s Depp-ness, Jens’ Barbie rescue and etch-a-sketches

It’s the first of four Vuelta Tweets of the Week but it’s not just Spain that’s got our attention. We have the USA Pro Challenge – with the peloton’s Johnny Depp and a Barbie kidnapping – commentary corner and of course the gruppetto. But let’s start with some UCI shenanigans. Continue reading

USA Pro Challenge review: Van Garderen motors to victory

BMC’s Tejay van Garderen recorded his second big American win of the year at the USA Pro Challenge, beating teammate Mathias Frank and Garmin-Sharp’s Tom Danielson to victory at the week-long Colorado stage race. Peter Sagan (Cannondale) took four stage wins and the sprinters’ jersey, Matt Cooke (Jamis-Hagens Berman) the King of the Mountains prize and Lachlan Morton (Garmin-Sharp) finished as best young rider.

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Tour of Utah review

Having started the final stage tied on aggregate time, Tom Danielson successfully attacked Chris Horner on the final climb to earn a merited victory to finish an exciting Tour of Utah in which the leader’s jersey changed hands on all but one of its six days.

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