Vuelta a Espana 2016: Stage 2- Meersman wins, Kwiatkowski in red

Stage two and a rare opportunity for the sprinters. Quickest of the bunch in a frantic, crash-disrupted finale was Gianni Meersman, who once launched from his Etixx-Quick Step train never looked like being caughtBora Argon’s Michael Schwarzmann just edged out Magnus Cort (Orica-BikeExchange) for second. Michal Kwiatkowski held his nerve at the sharp end to take fourth place and ensured the red jersey stayed with Sky. Continue reading

Vuelta a Espana 2016: Stage 1- Triumphant Sky put Kennaugh in red

Team Sky paced the opening team trial to perfection. Their fifth man stopped the clock at 30:37, two hundreths of a second faster than Movistar with the Orica-BikeEdge crew claiming third. Pete Kennaugh was first man over the line and will swap the Rapha black and blue for the splendid Vuelta red.
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