Your Thursday Daily News Digest

by Mark Zalewski

August 4, 2016

In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Veloso wins Portugal stage, Vinhas keeps lead; Carpenter rides break to Utah win; Astana wins Vuelta a Burgos TTT; In her own words: Armitstead explains whereabouts case; Doping control officer: It’s right that Armitstead was cleared in her whereabouts case; Vincenzo Nibali confirms leadership of Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team; The difference one year makes: Peter Stetina’s incredible comeback; Caleb Ewan extends with ORICA-BikeExchange; USA Pro Challenge will not return in 2017; Wiggins talks frankly about doping, Armstrong; A lesson to learn: Silber’s approaching cycling the right way; Adam Phelan’s Video Diary: A guide among the chaos; Brain Injuries in Mountain Biking – Are we Doing Enough?; Former Pakistani Olympic cyclist reduced to rickshaw driver; Getting Team Canada dressed for Rio; Getting vehicles dressed for a race

Astana wins Vuelta a Burgos TTT

by CyclingTips

The second stage of the Vuelta a Burgos featured a short 10.7km team trial with the Astana team taking the win and the overall lead, beating Movistar by two seconds and Etixx-QuickStep by three seconds.

Courtesy: Vuelta a Burgos

As a result Kazakh time trial champion Dmitriy Gruzdev takes over the GC lead from Sky’s Danny Van Poppel with the team finishing in fourth.

Thursday’s third stage is 198km between Valle de Sedano and Villarcayo, with three third category climbs, the last located only 22 km from the finish.

Stage 2 (TTT): Burgos > Burgos - Stage Result

Wednesday 3rd August 2016

Astana Pro Team
Movistar Team
Etixx - Quick Step