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126: Stage 2 | Benidorm – Calpe | Vuelta a España 2019

Category: Sports & Recreation
Duration: 00:47:02
Publish Date: 2019-08-25 15:56:09
The second stage of the Vuelta a España turned the race on its head as a powerful group of six got away on the final climb.

Join Lionel Birnie and Richard Moore as they recap a thrilling race into Calpe that saw Nairo Quintana win the stage and Nicolas Roche take the leader’s red jersey.

We hear the second installments from our diarists in the peloton, James Knox and Nick Schultz, plus we check in with Daniel Friebe about Astana’s topsy turvey couple of days.

Plus there’s reaction from Roche’s Sunweb sports director Luke Roberts and Hugh Carthy, who played a role in setting up Rigoberto Uran on the final climb.

The Cycling Podcast is supported by Rapha and Science In Sport.


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The Cycling Podcast's Grand Tour 2019
In November, we will be going on a Grand Tour, with live events scheduled in England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and Ireland. We still have a couple of dates to confirm but the schedule so far will take us to Bristol, Cardiff, Worcester, Dublin, Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Leicester and Manchester. For tickets to any of these shows – or our event in Harrogate during the World Championships – go to

The music in this episode is by Más y Más.

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