Tag: 2013 Vuelta a Espana

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The Vuelta a España through the lens of Kei Tsuji

The 68th edition of the Vuelta a España concluded on Sunday and spent the past three weeks traversing Spain in an anti-clockwise directio...

Horner wins the Vuelta ... but what should we believe?

Yesterday Chris Horner rolled into Madrid to win the Vuelta a Espana, and in doing so became the oldest rider ever to win a Grand Tour. I...

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - Next stop, Madrid!

Stage 20 of the Vuelta was considered to be the final real stage before tomorrow’s parade into Madrid. Everyone who arrives at the finish...

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - New buddy in the bunch

Today our team manager had one simple demand of us: don't miss the breakaway! Miss it and your chasing it!! So with that, we all knew it ...

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - a ticking time bomb

Today was a ticking time bomb after our day of leisure yesterday. The peloton was full of beans and the wind was blowing just hard enough...

La Vuelta backstage by Saxo Bank - stage 15: Racing The Plan

Team Saxo-Tinkoff wanted revenge at stage 15. Therefore a master plan was made.

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - a short but tough stage

Today is the final stage before the rest day. It was nearly 100km shorter than yesterday with only three climbs on the menu - none which ...

Stage 16 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 16 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Byron Davy from Velot...

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - Survival mode

The queen stage of any grand tour is always meant to present the greatest challenge to the peloton. For me, that was certainly the case. ...

Stage 14 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 14 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Byron Davy from Velot...

Cam Wurf's Vuelta Diary - The Rat was first up the drain pipe!

What an absolute cracker of a day. Daniele the ‘Rat Man Rattster’ has been banging on the door for a jolly long time and today he complet...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta Diary - No easy days

Today had the potential to go one of two ways; full gas or nice and easy. Stage 13 looked ideal for a breakaway to take the spoils and th...

Stage 13 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 13 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Byron Davy from Velot...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta diary - pinching seconds

I got the feeling that it was a pretty unmotivated bunch this morning at the start of stage 12. With most people using the time trial as ...

Stage 12 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 12 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Byron Davy from Velot...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta Diary: It's TT Time!

Today we jumped straight into a ITT, a nice way to get our engines running again after yesterday’s day of leisure. The 38.8km course was ...

Stage 11 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 11 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Byron Davy from Velot...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta Diary - Rest Day

After ten days of action we were rewarded with a rest day today. The rest day marks the halfway point in the race and while it seems to h...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta Diary - a bit banged up

On paper today's stage looked like it would go off like a fire cracker -- and that's exactly what happened. Before each stage officially ...

Stage 10 report: Vuelta tipping competition presented by CyclingExpress.com

Stage 10 of the Vuelta a España has been run and won and the results are now in for our Vuelta tipping competition. Tim Calkins from Velo...

Cameron Wurf's Vuelta Diary - a crazy finish

Today was another day of calm before the storm, but on this occasion we knew it was coming! Stage 9 was a relatively flat for first 140km...