Vuelta a España 2016: Stage 14 Preview


Stage 14: Urdax-Dantxarinea › Aubisque – 196.1km Saturday’s stage offers plenty of opportunities for the GC heavyweights and stagehunters alike to make moves. After a flat first 50km, it’s a brutal run to the line, with three hard Cat. 1s en route to an hors categorie finish. The final ascent, to Read More →

Tour de France 2016: Stage 14 Preview


Stage 14: Montélimar › Villars-les-Dombes Parc des Oiseaux – 208.5km On the heels of two decisive days for the General Classification comes a stage set for the sprinters. There are several small climbs in the profile, but only three of them are categorized, and they’re Cat. 4s at that. Plus, the Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2016: Stage 14 Preview


Stage 14: Alpago › Corvara – 210km It’s been one stagehunter-focused day after another at the Giro d’Italia so far, but that changes Saturday in Stage 14, a day that should provide a critical GC showdown. The profile speaks for itself. The six categorized climbs are hard and relentless, with Read More →

Vuelta a España 2015: Stage 14 Preview


Stage 14: Vitoria › Alto Campoo – 215km After two comparatively easy days, the Vuelta a España peloton returns to the mountains for Stage 14. It’s a long one at 215 total kilometers, and though it opens with 80km without categorized climbs, things get pretty tricky after that. At around kilometer 80 Read More →

Tour de France 2015: Stage 14 Preview


Stage 14: Rodez › Mende – 178.5km Greg Van Avermaet snagged a hilltop victory in the Tour’s 13th stage, and more hills await on Stage 14. The day opens with 44 kilometers of roads that slope gently upward, with a short Cat. 4 climb along the way. Then comes a Read More →

Giro d’Italia 2015: Stage 14 Preview


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 →