Tag: 2016 Vuelta a Espana

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Peloton poll: What's better prep for worlds, the Vuelta or the Britain/Eneco combo?

With a month to go until the 2016 world road championships in Doha, Qatar, time is ebbing away for the main contenders to hone their form...

A defiant Tejay van Garderen responds to critics after Tour, Vuelta disappointments

A delicate situation. A challenge. Time to reassess. Time to start from scratch. These are among the phrases used at the Vuelta a España,...

Froome accepts that Sky teammates should be out of Vuelta a España

Commenting on the controversial decision to allow the 93 riders who were out of the time limit on Sunday to remain in the race, Chris Fro...

Evolution vs. excitement: Should power meters be banned during races?

Has the use of power meters made professional cycling predictable and unexciting? Two Grand Tour champions at the Vuelta a España think s...

‘My bike was in six pieces:’ Taaramae out of Vuelta after being hit by a team car

A race already marked by dangerous crashes has seen another rider exit the Vuelta a España on Friday: Rein Taaramae (Katusha) was hit fro...

Contador describes his Vuelta prospects as ‘complicated’ after stage eight crash

Already behind in the opening week, Alberto Contador has said that his Vuelta a España chances ‘will be complicated’ after hitting the de...

Criticism and apologies as unmarked post takes Kruijswijk out of Vuelta a España

Disaster and controversy struck Stage 5 of the 2016 Vuelta a España, when several riders went down with injuries due to an unmarked traff...

Contador evades crash, remains uncertain about form

Already one minute 20 seconds behind chief rival Chris Froome (Sky) in the Vuelta a España, Alberto Contador avoided a further setback in...

After 'steady diet of hard WorldTour racing,' Reijnen makes Grand Tour debut at age 30

Drenched in sweat, and covered in filth from the haze that encased the Salt Lake City area due to a nearby forest fire, riders slumped ov...

Preview: What you should know about the 2016 Vuelta a España

It's late August, which means it's time for the third and final Grand Tour of the year: the Vuelta a España. Starting Saturday and runnin...

Opinion: How the Vuelta a España needs to reinvent itself

It feels like the Tour de France has only just finished and the Vuelta a España starts this weekend. With the pinnacle of cycling already...

Contador pressing reset again in Spanish Grand Tour: My goal is to fight for Vuelta victory

Seeking to rebound after an illness-provoked withdrawal from the Tour de France, Alberto Contador once again finds himself aiming for Vue...

Contador: “I don’t rule out riding the Vuelta”

He’s identified the Tour de France and Olympics as the two top goals in what might be his final season, but Alberto Contador has left the...

Vuelta a España 2016 route provides much for the climbing specialists

Announcing a route favourable to climbers and designed perhaps in a bid to entice Alberto Contador to participate in what could be his fi...