VeloVoices Awards 2017: Breakthrough Rider

Here are the riders we think had the year to put them on the peloton map. We have a future Grand Tour rider, a super sprinter, a few all-rounders – lots of new talent to watch in the next few seasons! But if you think of someone else who has finally broken through this year, you can write them in on the voting form!

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Vuelta a Espana 2017 : Stage 7 – Mighty Mohoric motors to triumph

Cobbles! Echelons! Rain! (Well, a few spots!) No, we’re not in Belgium we’re on the Vuelta a Espana 2017‘s longest stage in Castille-La Mancha. Once again, a rider from the break took the spoils today. Matej Mohoric attacked on the cobbles of the Alto del Castillo, powered down its descent and time-trialled to solo across the finish line, recording his maiden Grand and WorldTour victory. That’s three consecutive wins from the break and three debut Grand Tour victories – just brilliant! The peloton, containing all the GC contenders, rolled in over 8 minutes later. Chris Froome  retains the race leader’s jersey.  Continue reading