Vuelta Tweets of the Week: Bye bye Bertie, double trouble, looking forward

It was an emotional final week of Vuelta 2017 – tears of joy for Chris Froome who did the Tour/Vuelta double, tears of both sadness and joy as Alberto Contador crossed the line solo at Angliru. But we also have singing – lots of singing, chanting – lots of chanting, a little bit of rage and fans a go-go. It’s our final Vuelta Tweets of the Week …
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Friday Feature: UnitedHealthcare’s Marc de Maar talks to VeloVoices

Marc sporting his 2012 Curacao national champion jersey (image courtesy of Marc De Maar on Twitter)

In another VeloVoices exclusive, Jack speaks to ex-Rabobank and Quick Step rider Marc de Maar about his professional career to date and his aspirations for the future as he begins his second spell with Pro Continental squad UnitedHealthcare.

Marc de Maar describes himself as “not a world-class rider”, but he will always have his special place in the cycling history books as the first ever man to wear the national champion’s jersey of Curacao. Continue reading