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Omega Pharma-QuickStep Team Announces Line-Up for Vuelta a Espana

08/18/2014| 0 comments
by Roadcycling.com

Omega Pharma-QuickStep Team Announces Line-Up for Vuelta a Espana

Today the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team revealed its roster for the 2014 Vuelta a Espana grand tour, which begins on August 23. The team's line-up is centered around the team's general classification favorite Rigoberto Uran and offers good support in flat stages, mountanous terrain - and in the team time trial which kicks off this year's Vuelta.

Today the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team revealed its roster for the 2014 Vuelta a Espana grand tour, which begins on August 23. The team's line-up is centered around the team's general classification favorite Rigoberto Uran and offers good support in flat stages, mountanous terrain - and in the team time trial which kicks off this year's Vuelta.

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Team Sky Announces Roster for Vuelta a Espana 2014

08/18/2014| 0 comments
by Mark Watson

Team Sky Announces Roster for Vuelta a Espana 2014

Team Sky's line-up for the 2014 Vuelta a Espana, which begins with a team time trial in Jerez de la Frontera on August 23, is headlined by Chris Froome and includes riders from six nations.

Team Sky's line-up for the 2014 Vuelta a Espana, which begins with a team time trial in Jerez de la Frontera on August 23, is headlined by Chris Froome and includes riders from six nations.

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Horner Declines Offer from Team Christina Watches

01/13/2014| 0 comments
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Horner Declines Offer from Team Christina Watches

Earlier today Team Christina Watches Powered by DANA announced Vuelta a Espana champion Christopher Horner will not be riding for them in 2014. Horner wishes to ride for a team which can guarantee him participation in the 2014 Vuelta a Espana so he will be able to defend his champion title.

Earlier today Team Christina Watches Powered by DANA announced Vuelta a Espana champion Christopher Horner will not be riding for them in 2014. Horner wishes to ride for a team which can guarantee him participation in the 2014 Vuelta a Espana so he will be able to defend his champion title.

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Horner Wins Vuelta; Matthews Wins Final Stage

09/16/2013| 1 comment
by Gerald Churchill

Horner Wins Vuelta; Matthews Wins Final Stage

The 2013 Vuelta a Espana is history. It was history not simply as a cycling event but because Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) became the first American to win the Vuelta. In addition, he became, at 41 years old, the oldest cyclist to win a Grand Tour. Horner claimed victory at the conclusion of the 21st and final stage of the race. Michael Matthews (GreenEdge) won the flat, 109.6-km run from Leganes to Madrid in 2:44:00. Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) finished second, and Niklas Arndt (Argos-Shimano) took third.

The 2013 Vuelta a Espana is history. It was history not simply as a cycling event but because Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) became the first American to win the Vuelta. In addition, he became, at 41 years old, the oldest cyclist to win a Grand Tour. Horner claimed victory at the conclusion of the 21st and final stage of the race. Michael Matthews (GreenEdge) won the flat, 109.6-km run from Leganes to Madrid in 2:44:00. Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) finished second, and Niklas Arndt (Argos-Shimano) took third.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 21

09/16/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 21

Team GreenEdge's Michael Matthews sprints to victory in stage 21 of Vuelta a Espana 2013; Team RadioShack's Chris Horner wins 2013 Vuelta a Espana.

Team GreenEdge's Michael Matthews sprints to victory in stage 21 of Vuelta a Espana 2013; Team RadioShack's Chris Horner wins 2013 Vuelta a Espana.

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Elissonde Wins Stage 20 of Vuelta; Horner Pads Overall Lead

09/15/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Elissonde Wins Stage 20 of Vuelta; Horner Pads Overall Lead

Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) is poised to win the Vuelta a Espana when the race ends tomorrow in Madrid. The American distanced Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) on the Alto de L’Angliru to pad his overall lead. Ahead, Kenny Elissonde (Francaise des Jeux), the sole survivor of a daylong break, won Stage 20, a mountainous, 142.2-km ride from Aviles to Alto de L’Angliru, in 3:55:36. Horner finished second at 0:26, and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) took third at 0:54.

Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) is poised to win the Vuelta a Espana when the race ends tomorrow in Madrid. The American distanced Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) on the Alto de L’Angliru to pad his overall lead. Ahead, Kenny Elissonde (Francaise des Jeux), the sole survivor of a daylong break, won Stage 20, a mountainous, 142.2-km ride from Aviles to Alto de L’Angliru, in 3:55:36. Horner finished second at 0:26, and Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) took third at 0:54.

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Rodriguez Wins Stage 19 of Vuelta; Horner Takes Red Jersey

09/14/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Rodriguez Wins Stage 19 of Vuelta; Horner Takes Red Jersey

Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) leads the Vuelta a Espana. The American took the lead by jumping away from Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) on the final climb of Stage 19, a rugged, 181-km ride from San Vicente Barquera to Oviedo. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) won the stage in 4:16:13, with Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) outsprinting Rodriguez’s teammate Daniel Moreno for second.

Chris Horner (RadioShack-Leopard) leads the Vuelta a Espana. The American took the lead by jumping away from Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) on the final climb of Stage 19, a rugged, 181-km ride from San Vicente Barquera to Oviedo. Joaquin Rodriguez (Katusha) won the stage in 4:16:13, with Diego Ulissi (Lampre-Merida) outsprinting Rodriguez’s teammate Daniel Moreno for second.

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Kiryienka Wins Stage 19 of Vuelta; Nibali Barely Keeps Red Jersey

09/13/2013| 0 comments
by Gerald Churchill

Kiryienka Wins Stage 19 of Vuelta; Nibali Barely Keeps Red Jersey

Vasily Kiryienka (Sky) has won Stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Belorusian jumped into the break of the day and then jumped away from it, soloing home to take the rugged, 186.5-km ride from Burgos to Pena Cabarga in 4:46:48. Chris Anker Sorensen (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) finished second at 0:28, and Adam Hansen (Lotto-Belisol) took third at 1:18. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey, but he had his 0:28 overnight advantage virtually wiped away on the day’s final climb.

Vasily Kiryienka (Sky) has won Stage 18 of the Vuelta a Espana. The Belorusian jumped into the break of the day and then jumped away from it, soloing home to take the rugged, 186.5-km ride from Burgos to Pena Cabarga in 4:46:48. Chris Anker Sorensen (Saxo Bank-Tinkoff) finished second at 0:28, and Adam Hansen (Lotto-Belisol) took third at 1:18. Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) remains the red jersey, but he had his 0:28 overnight advantage virtually wiped away on the day’s final climb.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 18

09/13/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 18

Team Sky Pro Cycling's Vasil Kiryienka climbs to victory in stage 18 of Vuelta a Espana 2013 as Chris Horner reduces Vincenzo Nibali's overall Vuelta a Espana lead to a minimum.

Team Sky Pro Cycling's Vasil Kiryienka climbs to victory in stage 18 of Vuelta a Espana 2013 as Chris Horner reduces Vincenzo Nibali's overall Vuelta a Espana lead to a minimum.

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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 17

09/11/2013| 0 comments
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2013 Vuelta a Espana Results - Stage 17

Team Belkin's Bauke Mollema sprints to victory in stage 17 of Vuelta a Espana 2013 as Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall La Vuelta lead for Team Astana.

Team Belkin's Bauke Mollema sprints to victory in stage 17 of Vuelta a Espana 2013 as Vincenzo Nibali maintains overall La Vuelta lead for Team Astana.

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