Race Report: The last road stage of the Vuelta was billed as one of the hardest and with the GC on the line it was always going to be a tough day. Alberto Contador proved to be the toughest of all though as he conquered the brutal Puerto de Ancares climb taking the stage and with it seemingly wrapping up the 2014 Vuelta.
Race report: In his what seems like 48th consecutive Grand Tour, Lotto-Belisol's Aussie adventurer Adam Hansen cruised home to take a massive stage win in Cangas Do Morrazo. Fortune favors the brave, and Hansen took his chance brilliantly, attacking off the front on a small rise as previous escapee Alexey Lutsenko was swept up.
Race Report: The third straight stage in the mountains at the Vuelta was billed as the most difficult and it lived up to its reputation with a hard fought race and GC battle. Riders were kicked out of the race for fighting, there were early attacks, a Froome fightback and a confident Contador - this stage had it all.
Race Report: A thrilling stage in the mountains saw Ryder Hesjedal power to victory in the closing meters of the race from a breakaway just minutes ahead of the GC battle where attacks from Contador, Froome and more completely changed the look of the Top 10 on GC. It was another day of hot action at the Vuelta!
Jan 13, 2014 - A full EuroTrash bag of cycling news to sift through this Monday morning. We open with the Vuelta ’14, then the Australian & New Zealand national road champs and the Belgian cross champs, plus more teams and riders for the Tour Down Under and San Luis. Throw in a selection of video and that should get you started on a new week. Coffee anyone?