Stage 17 | Villadiego / Los Machucos | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Stage 17 of the Vuelta a España took the riders to previously uncharted territory and the steep Los Machucos climb. In this episode of The Cycling Podcast, Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe and Fran Reyes are at the top of the climb having completed their won battle with the steep, rough, partially-concrete road, albeit with four […]

Stage 16 | Circuito de Navarra / Logroño | Vuelta a España 2017

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The Vuelta a España resumed after its rest day with an individual time trial from the motor racing circuit in Navarra to Logroño in Rioja. Chris Froome tightened his grip on the leader’s red jersey by winning the stage ahead of Team Sunweb’s Wilco Kelderman and extending his overall lead on Vincenzo Nibali to almost […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 8 | Last Men Standing

Posted by on Sep 6, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The Dimension Data team was struck by a virus at the start of the Vuelta a España, and lost Ben King before the race even reached Spain. After that, they lost riders one by one until only three remained – Igor Anton, Lachlan Morton and Jacques Janse Van Renseberg. This band of brothers – a […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 7 | Viva La Vuelta!

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Episode 7 of Kilometre 0 at the Vuelta a España is Viva La Vuelta! It features an interview with race director Javier Guillén, and we hear from the voice of Radio Vuelta, Kiko García, as well as riders including Adam Hansen, Nicolas Roche, Louis Meintjes and Wilco Kelderman, who tell us what they like – […]

Stage 15 | Alcala La Real / Alto Hoya de Mora, Sierra Nevada | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Arguably the toughest stage of the Vuelta a España took the riders to 2,510 metres and a spectacular finish at Alto Hoya de Mora, Sierra Nevada. It was won by Miguel Angel Lopez who caught and passed Adam Yates, who had launched a long-range bid for victory, in the closing kilometres of the monster climb. […]

Stage 14 | Écija / Sierra de La Pandera | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Sep 3, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

The latest Cycling Podcast comes from the summit of La Pandera as the 14th stage of the Vuelta a España was won by Poland’s Rafal Majka. Richard Moore and Fran Reyes report on Majka’s victory and the battle behind between the overall favourites. Esteban Chaves, Vincenzo Nibali and Alberto Contador all had a go but […]

Stage 13 | Coín / Tomares | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Sep 1, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

In the latest episode of The Cycling Podcast from the Vuelta a España there’s an interview with Sir Dave Brailsford, who tells us, at the end of a week in which Team Sky confirmed the signing of four of the world’s best young riders, about the British squad’s future plans. We also hear from Vuelta […]

Kilometre 0 | Episode 6 | Sierra Nevada

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The Vuelta a España will visit Sierra Nevada, a small set of mountains near Granada, in the south of Spain, on stage 15. In this Kilometre 0, we find out why so many riders in the pro peloton love to hold training camps there and experience how it feels to ride up Haza Llanas, El […]

Stage 12 | Motril / Antequera | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

It was a dramatic day at the Vuelta a España as stage 12 took the riders from the coastal town of Motril inland to Antequera, with two hard climbs at the end. The drama started before the stage, with the overnight news that the bus belonging to Aqua Blue Sport, the Irish team, had been […]

Stage 11 | Lorca / Observatorio Astronómico de Calar Alto | Vuelta a España 2017

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in Podcast | No Comments

Rain and cold once again dominated proceedings at the Vuelta a España as Miguel Angel Lopez, the young Colombian nicknamed ‘Superman’, won stage eleven at Observatorio Astronómico de Calar Alto. It ended with a brutal climb, in driving wind and rain, with Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali duking it out for second, a battle that […]