Vuelta a España 2013 stage 3 is a flat stage between Vigo and Mirador de Lobeira. The length of the course is 184.8 km. The stage is listed as plain, but it ends with a short but steep uphill, so it’s suitable for the puncheurs.
Vuelta a España 2013 Stage 2 is a mountain stage with summit finish from Pontevedra to Alto da Groba. It is the first summit finish of this year’s Vuelta. The length of the course is 177.7 km.
The opening stage, Vuelta a España 2013 stage 1 is a Team Time Trial (TTT) stage from Vilanova de Arousa to Sanxenxo. The length of the completely flat course is 27.4 km.
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 …
The Spanish Supreme Court restores 2005 Vuelta a España victory to Roberto Heras. The victory was given to Denis Menchov of Rabobank.
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 is the list of cyclists’ nicknames in alphabetical order (by surname, starting with V):
A hundred meters from the beach of Ézaro, where the Galician coast is 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. Welcome to the Mirador de Ézaro, the steepest climb in bicycle racing history.
Vuelta a España 2012 stage 4 is a 160.6 km mountain stage from Barakaldo to the Valdezcaray Ski Resort. This will be the second opportunity in a row for the team leaders and general classification contenders. The Vuelta will leave the Basque Country and enter the Rioja region.
Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 3 is a 155.3 km mountain stage with summit finish from Faustino V to Eibar (Arrate). It is the first mountainous stage of la Vuelta. For the second year in a row, the Vuelta a España will arrive in the Basque Country, and it is expected that with the spectators of …
Vuelta a España 2012 Stage 2 is a 181.4 km flat stage from Pamplona to Viana. There’s an easy gradient at the last kilometer of the stage.