Vuelta a Espana 2017 : Stage 4 – Trentin completes GT hat-trick

Matteo Trentin, benefitting from a strong lead-out in the final technical kilometres of stage 4 of Vuelta 2017, timed his sprint to perfection. Coming off Juan Jose Lobato‘s wheel to surge past the latter, he won by a bike length to hand his team their second Vuelta stage win two days after he finished runner-up to Yves Lampaert. This victory completed the 28-year-old Italian’s hat-trick of Grand Tour wins and handed him the points’ jersey. Chris Froome finished in the bunch to retain his 2sec race lead.

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Podcast #20: Vuelta week 2 – Three kids, a zombie and the Sacred Haunches

No George Clooney or Kate Upton this week – sorry about that – but we do recap the Vuelta’s middle week and discuss its stage winners: three young guns, an ageing zombie and the object of Kitty’s affections – and holder of an active restraining order against her – the Sacred Haunches™ himself, Fabian Cancellara.

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