We might all be feeling a bit fatigued after a gruelling Tour de France but there’s no rest for the peloton in a busy August on the WorldTour calendar, starting with the Clasica San Sebastian.
The typically lush verdant countryside of the Basque country of north-eastern Spain, with its narrow twisting undulating terrain and roads lined with fervent cycling fans – whatever the weather – provides the backdrop for a week’s exciting stage racing in the Vuelta al Pais Vasco. Continue reading
Making its first return since 2010, the Wall of Aia awaits the peloton on this year’s penultimate stage of Vuelta al Pais Vasco. The one kilometre 14.4% average incline will be ascended thrice in the last 20km of the race. Here the riders tackle one of its 25% ramps – rather them than me.