Oh, wow, we have a packed TWEETS this week! We’re starting a #LetAquaBlueRide campaign. We’ve got a Pope, Nutella chaos, a Vegemite challenge and the world’s most expensive cup of instant (blech!) coffee. We have some race winners, hospital reports, some serious words about what sport can be and finish it off with a true hero. It’s a mixed bag of awesomeness! Let’s go! Continue reading
Matteo Trentin said he was going to win the stage and he duly delivered his treble and Quick-Step Floor’s fifth victory at La Vuelta. The Italian was simply too strong on the uphill kicker of a finish, taking the bunch sprint by a bike length from Sky’s man-of-the-moment Gianni Moscon (Sky) and Sunweb’s Danish tyro Søren Kragh Andersen. It wasn’t all good news for Quick-Step however, as Davide de la Cruz found himself on the wrong side of a split in the furious, technical finale to slip from 4th to 5th place. The rest top 10 on GC all finished in the first group and stay as they were going into a make-or-break mountainous weekend.