Stage 21 » Fuenlabrada › Madrid | Vuelta a España 2019

In the final episode from the Vuelta a España we hear reactions to the race from a range of riders, from debutants Carl Fredrik Hagen and Will Barta, to Sepp Kuss, a stage winner and teammate to the overall winner, Sam Bewley, Willie Smit, Tim Declercq, Ben O’Connor, Dylan Teuns, Lawson Craddock and Kiel Reijnen. […]

Stage 20 » Arenas de San Pedro › Plataforma de Gredos | Vuelta a España 2019

The penultimate stage and last in the mountains of the Vuelta a España saw a fierce battle among the main contenders with 20-year-old Tadej Pogacar winning his third stage to move up to third overall. It means he will finish on the podium in Madrid on Sunday, with his fellow Slovenian Primoz Roglic on the […]

Stage 19 » Ávila › Toledo| Vuelta a España 2019

There was controversy at the Vuelta a España just two days from the end when a crash took out Primoz Roglic, the race leader, and the Movistar team appeared to try to take advantage. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss this “beef” and we hear from Deceuninck-Quick Step workhorse Tim Declercq, whose team was triumphant […]

Road Captains | Kilometre 0

Road captains are leaders but rarely winners. They are usually experienced, but not always. They are a link for communication between sports directors and riders and they need to have detailed knowledge of the course, acting almost as human GPSs. Now, with ever more information available to riders and sports directors, there is a greater […]

Stage 18 » Colmenar Viejo › Becerril de la Sierra| Vuelta a España 2019

On the penultimate mountain state of the Vuelta a España there was a win for a team who lost not one, not two, but three leaders, and a shuffling of the pack behind race leader Primoz Roglic. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss the stage and Orla Chennaoui joins Richard to debrief yesterday’s thrilling crosswinds […]

Stage 17 » Aranda de Duero › Guadalajara| Vuelta a España 2019

The longest stage of the Vuelta a España produced a masterclass from Deceuninck-QuickStep in racing in crosswinds. The Belgian team attacked almost from the gun and placed all but one of their eight riders in a forty-strong front group. Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe discuss a thrilling stage that had serious ramifications for the general […]

George Bennett | Kilometre 0

With just five days remaining of the Vuelta a España, Primoz Roglic and Jumbo-Visma are homing in on victory. Having placed riders on the podium at this year’s Giro d’Italia and Tour de France, it could be the Dutch team’s first Grand Tour win in their current guise – their first since Rabobank pulled out […]

The Press Conference | Rest Day 2 | Vuelta a España 2019

Richard Moore and Daniel Friebe answer your questions on the first rest day of the 2019 Vuelta a España. We also hear from Orla Chennaoui along with our Vuelta diarists, James Knox of Deceuninck Quick Step and Nick Schultz of Mitchelton-Scott. Send us your questions for the final Press Conference via WhatsApp voice memo to […]

Stage 16 » Pravia › Alto de La Cubilla. Lena | Vuelta a España 2019

It was another first ascent for the Vuelta a España as the riders tackled La Cubilla, the so-called “Galibier of Asturias.” We hear what some of them made of it once they’d reached the summit as Jakob Fuglsang won the stage ahead of Tao Geoghegan Hart, who was on the attack for the second day […]

The director | Kilometre 0

In this episode of Kilometre 0 by The Cycling Podcast we speak to Javier Guillén, the director of the Vuelta a España. Guillén was appointed in 2009 and one of his first decisions was to introduce the red jersey of race leader. On the red jersey’s tenth anniversary he tells us what he thinks of […]