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After a nasty crash, Alejandro Valverde is out of the Vuelta a España

The former world champion crashed with 42.5 km to go on stage 7.

Alejandro Valverde wins stage 6 of the Critérium du Dauphiné

Alexey Lutsenko takes over general classification lead.

41 and flying: Like it or not, Valverde is still among the world's best

Last year he appeared to be slowing down. Now, Alejandro Valverde is showing he's still among the very best.

Alejandro Valverde confirms that he plans to retire at the end of 2021

Alejandro Valverde has confirmed that he plans to retire from racing at the end of the year.

Gallery: New bikes at the 2020 Tour de France

From Factor's yet-to-be-released aero bike to Canyon's Ultimate CFR, we look at a handful of new bikes already spotted at the 2020 Tour d...

Valverde plans to race 2020 Tour, team quotas for Tokyo: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Eusebio Unzué says Alejandro Valverde will race the 2020 Tour de France...

Valverde 'in great form' but 'realistic' ahead of Worlds: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Alejandro Valverde says he is "in great form" but "realistic" about his...

The weekly spin: The Grand Tour domino effect

A gust of wind in southeast France, a patch of slippery pavement in Andorra, a touch of wheels in Italy, and three grand tour winners who...

Valverde wins stage 7 of the Vuelta a España: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Alejandro Valverde tops Primoz Roglic to win stage 7 of the Vuelta a Es...

The weekly spin: What we can expect from the 2020 Tour de France

The days that follow the Tour de France always leave cyclings fans with a bout of melancholy. After three weeks of closely following the ...

Where Movistar went wrong on stage 14 of the Tour de France

Nairo Quintana's yellow jersey dreams faded on the slopes of the Tourmalet on Saturday. The two-time overall runner-up was dropped from t...

The weekly spin: Why Nibali and Valverde shouldn't be counted out at Tour de France

Two of the most successful riders in professional cycling are headed to the Tour de France flying under the radar. My advice: Don’t sleep...

Roglic defends Romandie title, Bernal breaks collarbone: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Primoz Roglic wins his second straight Tour de Romandie, Egan Bernal br...

Tratnik wins Romandie prologue, Valverde could miss Giro: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Jan Tratnik wins the prologue at the Tour de Romandie, Alejandro Valver...

No Liège for Sagan, another Alpine win for Sky: Daily News Digest

Welcome to your Daily News Digest. Here's what's happening today: Peter Sagan pulls out of planned Liège-Bastogne-Liège start, Geoghegan ...

The weekly spin: Breaking down Alaphilippe’s perfect day at Milan-San Remo

It was a who’s who of professional cycling. Barreling down the Poggio, the final climb of Milan-San Remo, were a handful of the top rider...

The weekly spin: The 10 most impactful moments of 2018

Some were wins on the road. Others were losses of the most grave nature. Some were decisions made behind closed doors, with massive impli...

The weekly spin: The fallacy of a season long WorldTour narrative

The 2018 UCI WorldTour calendar came to a close Sunday with the final stage of the Tour of Guangxi. Do you know who won the stage? Do you...

CyclingTips Podcast: The Valverde conundrum and lens tint technology

Caley, Neal, and James are back in the basement, albeit a bit later this week. The trio discusses the many layers that are surrounding Al...

The weekly spin: The Alejandro Valverde conundrum

The joy on Alejandro Valverde’s face was unmistakable. Upon crossing the finish line as the new road world champion, he buried his head i...

I wish Valverde hadn't won

Hunched over a couple off-season beers a few years ago, a pro racer said something that’s stuck with me ever since. He said, “Valverde’s ...