Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 Details

Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 6 is a plain stage between Guijuelo and Cáceres. The length of the course is 175 km. This stage will most likely be a very fast one. The departure from Guijuelo and the route to Cáceres will invite the peloton to reach very high speeds and the sprinter teams will […]

Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 4 Details

Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 4 is between Lalín / a Estrada and Fisterra. The length of the course is 189 km. The stage is listed as Mountains with Summit Finish, but not so mountainous in fact. It ends with a short but steep uphill, like stage three, so it’s suitable to the puncheurs. The fourth […]

Vuelta a España 2013 Stages

Vuelta a España 2013 edition will start in Vilanova de Arousa on August 24th, Saturday, and finish in Madrid on September 15th, Sunday. The race will start with a Team Time Trial and has 11 summit finishes this year, one more than in 2012. One of the summit finishes is at Peyragudes (in France). And the Angliru will be scene of the […]

Nicknames of Cyclists – V

Early 20th journalists started creating nicknames for the cyclists. This effort popularized the cycling sport and make the racers interesting to the people who were not interested in cycling much. This tradition is still continuing today. Here the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):

Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in the bike racing history

A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast at its best, there is an ominous sign with the red warning triangle: thirty percent (30%) warns the board, then you directly ride against uphill over a huge rock.