Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 18 Preview

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Stage 18: Melide › Verbania – 170km Sacha Modolo and the sprinters had their day on Stage 17, but now it’s back to the climber-friendly profiles. Stage 18 starts out flat, with stretch of 120 kilometers without any categorized ascending, but then the road kicks upward in the form of Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 14 Preview

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Stage 14: Treviso › Valdobbiadene – 59.4kkm Sacha Modolo’s victory on Stage 13 was not too surprising, but the carnage near the finish that dropped Alberto Contador (slightly) and Richie Porte (significantly) down the GC leaderboard was. Two weeks into the Giro d’Italia, there have been several days with major Read More →

Vuelta a España 2014: Stage 21 Preview

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Stage 21: Santiago de Compostela › Santiago de Compostela. El Final del Camino – 9.7 km The Vuelta’s final stage is here! After Alberto Contador’s decisive mountain victory in the penultimate day of the race, the short individual time trial up next won’t have much of an impact on the Read More →

Vuelta a España 2014: Stage 20 Preview

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Stage 20: Santo Estevo de Ribas de Sil › Puerto de Ancares – 185.7 km Following an Adam Hansen victory on a day without many GC implications, Stage 20, the final mountain stage of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana, is here. The parcours should make for quite a showdown. There are Read More →

Vuelta a España 2014: Stage 16 Preview

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Stage 16: San Martín del Rey Aurelio › La Farrapona. Lagos de Somiedo – 160.5 km After another tough day won by Przemyslaw Niemiec, Stage 16 closes out a trio of critical mountain stages in style, with no fewer than four Category 1 climbs (and a Cat. 2 thrown in for Read More →

Vuelta a España 2014: Stage 15 Preview

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Stage 15: Oviedo › Lagos de Covadonga – 152.2 km The Vuelta’s fifteenth stage is the second in a trio of intense mountain days (the first went to Ryder Hesjedal from the breakaway). Stage 15 is the shortest non-TT stage in the race at 152.2 kilometers, but the uphill challenges Read More →