Vattenfall Cyclassics preview

Today brings us the Vattenfall Cyclassics, Germany’s only WorldTour event. It’s the latest in a string of late summer/autumn races set to please the sprinters and classics specialists alike, providing them with a valuable opportunity to get some hard racing into the legs before the World Championships in Richmond. It’s a race that always produces fast, aggressive riding, with the classics specialists looking to spoil the sprint teams’ fun.

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Podcast #46: Vuelta spice, salt licks and the mighty John Degenkolb

The first nine stages of the Vuelta have been raced – and what racing it was! Heat, rain, regular and irregular sprints and a Baby Blackbird attack. Panache is joined by Kitty and Midge for a rundown of the stages past, present and future. Plus reviews of the USPro Challenge, Vattenfall Cyclassics and GP Ouest-France Plouay.

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