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Chris Horner distanced Vincenzo Nibali on just about all the summit finishes, like here on Stage 19, on his way to winning the 2013 Vuelta. This is the 2013 Vuelta a Espana live dashboard with race info, daily live coverage featuring stage previews, live video, results, big photos and highlights.

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News and Updates for Vuelta a España 2013

Stage 21 Post-Race Coverage


12 Big Photos from Stage 21sirotti
Full Official Stage 21 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Chris Horner wins 2013 Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Horner wins Vuelta as race wraps up in Madridvelonews
Christopher Horner wins Vuelta as oldest grand tour championusatoday
Rodriguez not a Grand Tour podium finisher for first time since 2011cyclingnews
Horner: I don’t know when I’ll retirecyclingnews
Valverde claims another podium spot in the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Last Km of Stage 21 (01:32 Spanish)rtve.es
GC Podium Ceremony (04:26 Spanish)rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 21sirotti
September 14 update:
Stage 21 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 21 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 20 Post-Race Coverage


20 Big Photos from Stage 20sirotti/flockton/reuters
Full Official Stage 20 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Elissonde wins stage 20 of Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Chris Horner pads lead as Kenny Elissonde wins atop Angliruvelonews
Chris Horner wins the Vuelta as Kenny Elissonde wins the Angliruvelonation
Chris Horner's patience pays off on the ascent of the Angliruvelonews
Nibali goes down at Vuelta with all guns blazingcyclingnews
Chris Horner: “You said Nibali attacked six times? I thought they were ten or twenty.”velonation
Last Km of Stage 20 (03:57 Spanish)rtve.es
Chris Horner Post-Stage 20 (03:03 English/Spanish)rtve.es
Last 12 Km - Finishing Climb of Stage 20 (Angliru) (47:59 Spanish)rtve.es
20 Big Photos from Stage 20sirotti/flockton/reuters
Full On-Demand Stage 21 Broadcast (2:13:24 Spanish)rtve.es

September 13 update:
Big Photos from Anglirú 2011, Vuelta Stage 15sirott/reuters/flockton
Stage 20 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Alto de L´Angliru (Finishing Climb) Profilelavuelta
Stage 20 Recon: Los Pericopuertos de la Vuelta 2013, Angliru (04:18 Spanish)rtve.es
The biggest climb of his life: Horner carries red onto the Anglirúvelonews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 20 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 19 Post-Race Coverage


30 Big Photos from Stage 19sirotti/flockton
Full Official Stage 19 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Rodriguez wins stage 19; Horner moves into leadvelonews
Horner takes the lead as Rodríguez escapes to win on Alto Narancovelonation
Gazzetta dello Sport scrutinizes Horner's power data at the Vueltacyclingnews
Horner pushes the power numbers at the Vueltavelonews
Horner back on top and eying overall Vuelta a España victorycyclingnews
Horner, RadioShack defend against the American's doubtersvelonews
Last Km of Stage 19 (2:54 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 19 Winner's Interview (01:37 Spanish)rtve.es
Chris Horner Post-Stage 19 (02:38 Spanish)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde Post-Stage 19 (01:59 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 19 Broadcast (1:42:37 Spanish)rtve.es
30 Big Photos from Stage 19sirotti/flockton
September 12 update:
Stage 19 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 19 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 18 Post-Race Coverage


19 Big Photos from Stage 18 (more photos added)sirotti
Full Official Stage 18 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Kiryienka wins Vuelta stage to Peña Cabargacyclingnews
Kiryienka wins stage 18; Horner misses Vuelta red by three secondsvelonews
Horner puts Nibali on the ropes as Kiryienka wins solo on Peña Cabargavelonation
Horner closes gap to Nibali in Vuelta a España overallcyclingnews
American Chris Horner gains on Vuelta leaderusatoday
Kiryienka puts Sky back in the frame in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Chris Horner: “I’m looking forward to the Angliru. It’s going to be a big battle.”velonation
Nicolas Roche Diary: 'I was so humbled at the finish, I could barely speak'independent.ie
With two summit finishes remaining, Horner edging closer to Vuelta leadvelonews
Last 6 Km of Stage 18 - Finishing Climb up Peña Cabarga (25:39 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 18 Broadcast (1:54:23 Spanish)rtve.es
19 Big Photos from Stage 18 (more photos added)sirotti
September 11 update:
Stage 18 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Three brutish mountain days to decide all at Vueltavelonews
Great Photos from the Vuelta 2011 finish on Peña Cabargasirotti/reuters
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 18 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 17 Post-Race Coverage


12 Big Photos from Stage 17sirotti
Full Official Stage 17 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Mollema wins stage 17 of the 2013 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Mollema wins crosswind-split Vuelta stagecyclingnews
Bauke Beats Sprinters!pezcyclingnews
Bauka Mollema wins flat stage 17 with final kilometre attackvelonation
Cancellara withdraws from Vueltacyclingnews
Valverde stays in Vuelta overall contention on a day of echelonscyclingnews
Last Km of Stage 17 (04:20 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 17 Broadcast (2:25:50 Spanish)rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 17sirotti
September 10 update:
Stage 17 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 17 profile, map and timetable.

September 10 update: Tuesday is the second and final rest day.
As Nibali’s Vuelta lead drops, so do his power numbersvelonews
Vinokourov: Nibali not yet at 100 percent in Vueltacyclingnews
La Vuelta: Where Will It Happen?podiumcafe
Index to 335 Big Photos from Vuelta a España 2013sirotti/flockton
Horner convinced of chances of overall victory in Vuelta's final weekcyclingnews
Valverde reduces Vuelta a España GC fight to four riderscyclingnews

Stage 16 Post-Race Coverage


30 Big Photos from Stage 16sirotti/flockton
Full Official Stage 16 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Barguil claims a second Vuelta a Espana victorycyclingnews
Barguil wins stage 16 of 2013 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Cancellara at a crossroads: Horner needs help, but rainbow beckonsvelonews
Rodriguez dynamites final Vuelta a Espana stage in Pyreneescyclingnews
Barguil keeps French flag flying with second Vuelta a España wincyclingnews
Horner dents Nibali's lead in last Pyrenean Vuelta a España stagecyclingnews
Roche will battle for podium in Vueltacyclingnews
Is Vincenzo Nibali's chance of 2013 Vuelta win slipping away?cyclingweekly.co.uk
Last 2 Km of Stage 16 (11:31 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 16 Winner's Interview (01:33 English)rtve.es
Joaquin Rodriguez Post-Stage 16 (3:06 Spanish)rtve.es
Vincenzo Nibali Post-Stage 16 (01:57 Italian)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde Post-Stage 16 (02:30 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 16 Broadcast (2:05:20 Spanish)rtve.es
30 Big Photos from Stage 16sirotti/flockton
September 8 update:
Stage 16 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Roche will battle for podium in Vueltacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 16 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 15 Post-Race Coverage


22 Big Photos from Stage 15 (descriptions to come) — sirotti/flockton
Full Official Stage 15 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Geniez victorious in Vuelta queen stage to Peyragudescyclingnews
Alexandre Geniez breaks away to take stage 15 in Peyragudesvelonation
Nibali keeps control on Vuelta's queen stagecyclingnews
Rodríguez: Horner and Nibali are strongest at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Horner says podium is ‘doable, for sure,’ but wants to keep pushing for Vuelta victoryvelonation
Last 2 Km of Stage 15 (05:10 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 15 Winner's Interview (01:37 English)rtve.es
Vincenzo Nibali Post-Stage 15 (02:29 Italian/Spanish)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde Post-Stage 15 (02:16 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 15 Broadcast (1:53:08 Spanish)rtve.es
22 Big Photos from Stage 15 (descriptions to come) — sirotti/flockton
September 7 update:
Stage 15 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 15 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 14 Post-Race Coverage


27 Big Photos from Stage 14sirotti/flockton
Full Official Stage 14 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Ratto wins Vuelta stage to Collada de la Gallinacyclingnews
Daniele Ratto wins stage 14; Vincenzo Nibali leads Vueltavelonews
Horner battles to keep Nibali within reachvelonews
14 abandon on a brutal day in the 2013 Vueltavelonews
Last Km of Stage 14 (7:44 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 14 Winner's Interview (2:17 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 14 Broadcast (1:51:02)rtve.es
27 Big Photos from Stage 14sirotti/flockton
September 6 update: The first of three Pyrenees mountain stages. Summit finish (profile) on Collada de la Gallina in Andorra. — Steve
Stage 14 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Vuelta favorites brace for weekend mountain showdownvelonews
Nibali "not worried" by imminent worsening in weather in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 14 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 13 Post-Race Coverage


14 Big Photos from Stage 13sirotti
Full Official Stage 13 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
First Grand Tour stage win for Barguil in Vueltacyclingnews
Barguil wins stage 13 at the Vuelta out of a breakawayvelonews
Barguil takes breakthrough win in Vuelta a España (Winner Post Race Quotes) — cyclingnews
Last 2 Km of Stage 13 (5:32 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 13 Broadcast (2:00:27 Spanish)rtve.es
14 Big Photos from Stage 13sirotti
September 5 update:
Stage 13 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 13 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 12 Post-Race Coverage


12 Big Photos from Stage 12sirotti
Full Official Stage 12 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Gilbert finally wins in the rainbow jersey on stage 12 of the Vueltacyclingnews
Philippe Gilbert finally shows his stripes in stage 12 sprintvelonation
Farrar frustrated with Vuelta sprints after striking out in Tarragonavelonews
Gilbert ends 2013 dearth of victories with Vuelta a España triumphcyclingnews
Last Km of Stage 12 (3:43 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 12 Winner's Interview (1:28 English)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 12 Broadcast (2:09:18 Spanish)rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 12sirotti
September 4 update: A rolling stage with a power sprint finish (profile) in Tarragona. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 12 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 12 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Nibali takes pole position in new-look Vuelta GCvelonews

Stage 11 Post-Race Coverage


36 Big Photos from Stage 11sirotti
Full Official Stage 11 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Cancellara powers to Vuelta a España time trial victorycyclingnews
Cancellara wins stage 11 TTvelonews
Vincenzo Nibali retakes the lead after hilly stage 11 time trialvelonation
Horner will battle on despite defeat in Vuelta a España time trialcyclingnews
Domenico Pozzovivo: “I’ve done the time trial of my life and it motivates me for the rest of the Vuelta”velonation
Fabian Cancellara and Tony Martin Highlights (2:51 Spanish)rtve.es
Vincenzo Nibali Post Stage 11 (2:58 Italian/Spanish)rtve.es
Chris Horner Post Stage 11 (2:28 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 11 Broadcast (2:18:31)rtve.es
36 Big Photos from Stage 11sirotti
September 3 update: Stage 11 is a 39 km figure eight individual time-trial with a cat 3 climb at the midpoint. This is the only ITT of the race. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 11 profile, map and timetable.
TT specialists, GC contenders to square off at Vuelta Wednesdayvelonews
Stage 11 ITT Start Order and Timesbiciciclismo (CET, subtract 6 hrs for ET)
Stage 11 (ITT) Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk

Tuesday is the first rest day

September 3 update:
Index to Photos from the first 10 Stagessirotti
Vuelta GC battle takes form after selective first halfvelonews
Vuelta Rest Day Power Poll!podiumcafe
Mollema abandons GC goals after further time lossvelonation

Stage 10 Post-Race Coverage


21 Big Photos from Stage 10sirotti
Full Official Stage 10 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Horner flies to second Vuelta a Espana stage victory atop Alto Hazallanascyclingnews
Horner wins stage 10 of 2013 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Chris Horner climbs into the red for a second time on the Alto Hazallanasvelonation
Horner retakes lead, electrifies Vueltavelonews
Nibali upbeat after second place in Hazallanascyclingnews
Alejandro Valverde: “Horner was a surprise, but I don't think it was too much”velonation
Nibali upbeat after second place in Vuelta a Espana stage to Hazallanascyclingnews
Last 2 Km of Stage 10 (4:55 Spanish)rtve.es
Last 16 Km of Stage 10 - Final Climb of Alto de Hazallanas (27:13 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 10 Winner's Interview (1:14 Spanish)rtve.es
21 Big Photos from Stage 10sirotti
September 1 update: The third of three consecutive mountain stages before we finally reach the first rest day. The stage ends with a cat 1 then the two-tiered HC climb up Alto de Hazallanas (profile) in the Sierra Nevada. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 10 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 10 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot

Stage 9 Post-Race Coverage


12 Big Photos from Stage 9sirotti
Full Official Stage 9 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Vuelta stage 9: Moreno takes second stage win in Valdepeñas de Jaéncyclingnews
Moreno surges clear on final climb to win stage nine, takes red jersey by one secondvelonation
Moreno no longer daunted by Grand Tour limelightcyclingnews
Roche upbeat despite losing Vuelta lead to Morenocyclingnews
Last 2 Km of Stage 9 (4:20 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 9 Winner's Interview (1:59 Spanish)rtve.es
GC Leader's Interview (2:43 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 9 Broadcast (2:15:28 Spanish)rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 9sirotti
August 31 update: Most of Stage 9 is up and down all day with one cat 2 climb to soften up the legs before the famous uphill finish at Valdepeñas de Jaén (see banner photo above) where the final km is extremely steep. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 9 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 9 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
15 Big Photos from the Valdepeñas de Jaén finish in 2011sirotti/reuters

Stage 8 Post-Race Coverage


20 Big Photos from Stage 8sirotti
Full Official Stage 8 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Nicolas Roche leads Vuelta; Konig wins stage 8velonews
König prevails on summit finish to Alto Peñas Blancascyclingnews
Konig jumps clear to win stage eight, Roche takes over red jersey of race leadervelonation
Valverde rues missed opportunity for Vuelta stage wincyclingnews
Horner not given any leash on Vuelta a España stage eightvelonation
Last 2 Km of Stage 8 (4:52 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 8 Winner's Interview (1:59 English)rtve.es
Interview with new overall leader (1:25 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 8 Broadcast (1:55:42 Spanish)rtve.es
20 Big Photos from Stage 8sirotti
August 30 update: A rolling/lumpy stage that ends in a cat 1 summit finish, Alto de Peñas Blanca (14.5 km @ 6.6%, max 12.5% profile). — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 8 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 8 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
Horner: ‘I expect to put on a show’ in Vuelta’s weekend climbing stagesvelonews
Dan Martin out of Vuelta a España due to concussionvelonation

Stage 7 Post-Race Coverage


16 Big Photos from Stage 7sirotti
Full Official Stage 7 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Stybar wins first Grand Tour stage in Vueltacyclingnews
Stybar notches up his first Vuelta a España stage win, denies Gilbert in two up sprintvelonation
Stybar edges Gilbert in stage 7 at the Vueltavelonews
Gilbert goes close to win, says his form will be “better and better” as the world championships approachesvelonation
Last 2 Km of Stage 7 (6:27 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 7 Broadcast (2:03:02 Spanish)rtve.es
16 Big Photos from Stage 7sirotti
August 29 update: The last of three straight sprint stages as we travel south through the hot plains of southwestern Spain. — Steve
Stage 7 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 7 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 6 Post-Race Coverage


13 Big Photos from Stage 6sirotti
Full Official Stage 6 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Morkov sprints to Vuelta stage victory in Cacerescyclingnews
Michael Mørkøv sprints to deny lone attack from Tony Martin on the linevelonation
Tony Martin agonisingly close to solo Vuelta stage wincyclingnews
'Panzerwagen' preps for worlds with epic solo effortvelonews
Last 2 Km of Stage 6 (4:24 Spanish)rtve.es
Tony Martin Interview Post Stage 6 (2:36 English/Spanish)rtve.es
13 Big Photos from Stage 6sirotti
Full On-Demand Stage 6 Broadcast (1:49:58 Spanish)rtve.es
August 28 update: A relatively easy day as we head south, which should end in a sprint finish although there are several sharp corners near the finish in Cáceres. — Steve
Stage 6 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 6 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 5 Post-Race Coverage


14 Big Photos from Stage 5sirotti
Full Official Stage 5 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Matthews wins Vuelta stage in Lago de Sanabriacyclingnews
Matthews wins stage 5 of the 2013 Vuelta a Espanavelonews
Michael Matthews sprints to win stage five at the Lago de Sanabriavelonation
Nibali settles into role of Vuelta a Espana leadercyclingnews
Orica-GreenEdge's Michael Matthews wins first grand tour stage of his careertelegraph.co.uk
Last Km of Stage 5 (2:50 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 5 Winner's Interview (1:54 English)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 5 Broadcast (2:10:46 Spanish)rtve.es
14 Big Photos from Stage 5sirotti
August 27 update: Another lumpy stage with lots of short climbs (only two categorized as cat 3). The last five km are mostly flat ending at Sanabria Lake in the Zamora province, the first opportunity for the sprinters at this year's race. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 5 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 5 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk

Stage 4 Post-Race Coverage


12 Big Photos from Stage 4sirotti
Full Official Stage 4 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Moreno attacks late to win Vuelta stage to Fisterracyclingnews
Moreno wins stage 4velonews
Dani Moreno wins stage four at the end of the Worldvelonation
Vincenzo Nibali surprised to get lead so quickly; Horner loses time appealvelonation
Horner unfazed by loss of Vuelta leader's jerseycyclingnews
Horner's run in red ends with confusion at finish linevelonews
Last Km of Stage 4 (3:47 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 4 Broadcast (2:06:01 Spanish)rtve.es
12 Big Photos from Stage 4sirotti
August 26 update: An up and down lumpy stage through Galicia with a cat 3 climb that ramps up to almost 28% 35 km from the finish. The finish is another uphill, albeit modest, 2.5 km at 3%. — Steve
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 4 profile, map and timetable.
Stage 4 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk

Stage 3 Post-Race Coverage


17 Big Photos from Stage 3sirotti
Full Official Stage 3 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Horner wins Vuelta stage to Mirador de Lobeiracyclingnews
Horner climbs to stage 3 win at the Vueltavelonews
Chris Horner climbs into the red jersey on the Mirador de Lobeiravelonation
Ageless Horner barnstorms Vueltavelonews
Rodriguez edges his way back into Vuelta fraycyclingnews
Last Km of Stage 3 (4:48 Spanish)rtve.es
Etape 3 Verslag (Dutch)sporza.be
Stage 3 Winner's Interview (1:49 Spanish)rtve.es
Alejandro Valverde: "En todo momento he estado delante" (2:08 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 3 Broadcast (2:26:39 Spanish)rtve.es
17 Big Photos from Stage 3sirotti
August 25 update: Stage 3 is a twisty route along the potentially windy Galician coast with a cat 3 uphill finish (last 5 km profile) in Mirador de Lobeira. — Steve
Stage 3 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 3 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 2 Post-Race Coverage


17 Big Photos from Stage 2sirotti
Full Official Stage 2 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Roche pulls off a stunning victory on stage 2 of the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Nicolas Roche attacks on the Monte Da Groba to take stage twovelonation
Roche celebrates first Grand Tour stage win in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Nibali nets top spot in Vuelta a Españacyclingnews
Dream comes true as Nicolas Roche wins Vuelta stagevelonews
Runners-up Moreno and Pozzovivo talk tactics in finale of Stage twovelonation
Samuel Sanchez rues bad day at officecyclingnews
Nicolas Roche Interview: “There’s a long way to go. I want to keep my head cool and not get overexcited”velonation
Last Km of Stage 2 (1:52 Spanish)rtve.es
Stage 2 Winner's Interview (0:45 Spanish)rtve.es
17 Big Photos from Stage 2sirotti
Full On-Demand Stage 2 Broadcast (2:29:20 Spanish)rtve.es
August 24 update: We'll waste no time tackling the first of 13 mountain stages at this year's race. There are only two categorized climbs on the day one of them being a cat 3 at the midway point, but the stage ends with a rolling, 11 km cat 1 climb up Alto do Monte da Groba (profile) where the average grade ranges from 2 to 10% (7.5% for the final 2 km). — Steve
Stage 2 Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 2 profile, map and timetable.

Stage 1 Post-Race Coverage


10 Big Photos from Stage 1sirotti
Stage 1 ITT
1  Astana                       29:59
2  Radioshack Leopard            + 10
3  Omega Pharma - Quick-Step     + 16
4  Sky                           + 22
5  Movistar                      + 29
6  Saxo Bank Tinkoff             + 32
7  Netapp Endura                 + 35
8  BMC Racing                    + 36
9  Orica Greenedge               + 45
10 Belkin                        + 49
11 Lampre Merida                 + 56
12 Katusha                       + 59
13 Lotto Belisol               + 1:14
14 Euskaltel Euskadi           + 1:14
15 Vacansoleil                 + 1:18
16 FDJ.fr                      + 1:25
17 Cannondale                  + 1:26
18 Caja Rural                  + 1:38
19 Garmin Sharp                + 1:41
20 AG2R	La Mondiale            + 1:41
21 Argos Shimano               + 1:53
22 Cofidis, Solutions Credits  + 1:55
Full Official Stage 1 Results and General Classificationlavuelta
Astana wins Vuelta a Espana openercyclingnews
Astana wins stage 1 TTTvelonews
Brajkovic back on top in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Stage 1 TTT Winning Ride (2:26 Spanish)rtve.es
Full On-Demand Stage 1 TTT Broadcast (2:13:57 Spanish)rtve.es
10 Big Photos from Stage 1sirotti
August 22 update: A flat/rolling, evening team time trial opens up this year's race for the third year in a row. The course heads north to south in the Pontevedra/Galicia region of northwestern Spain. — Steve
Stage 1 (TTT) Preview & Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot.dk
TTT Start Order and Timesbiciciclismo
See the race summary table (right) for the Stage 1 profile, map and timetable.

2013 Vuelta a España Teams Presentation


August 23 update:
Live Teams Presentation on Friday (19:30 CET ... completed )
Full On-Demand Teams Presentation Broadcast (1:15:47 Spanish)rtve.es
9 Big Photos from the Teams Presentationsirotti

2013 Vuelta a España Preview


August 24 update:
Low cortisol levels see Bos prevented from starting by his Belkin teamvelonation
Stopping the clock, Valverde, Rodriguez line up as big Vuelta favoritesvelonews
Pozzovivo hoping for top five overall in Vuelta a Españavelonation

August 23 update:
Official Startlist w/ bib numberssteephill.tv
Nibali believes he has the team to control the 2013 Vueltavelonews
Pinot fired up to recover from Tour disappointment with strong Vuelta a España ridevelonation

August 22 update:
Vuelta a España 2013 - Preview and Favoritesc-cycling.blogspot
Horner takes confidence from Utah to the Vueltavelonews
Philippe Gilbert to lead BMC Racing to Vuelta a España despite recent crash injuryvelonation
Vuelta GC Power Poll: GC Favoritespodiumcafe

August 21 update:
Course Preview: The 2013 Vuelta is one for the climbersvelonews
Cannondale gives total support to Basso in Vuelta a Españavelonation
Adam Hansen aiming to complete seventh consecutive Grand Tourskysports

August 20 update:
Sergio Henao to lead Team Sky's Vuelta challengeroad.cc
Team Sky name team for Vueltauk.eurosport.yahoo
Why is Quintana skipping the Vuelta? It wasn't on his schedulevelonews
Vuelta ’13 Preview: A La Pueblo!pezcyclingnews

August 19 update:
Valverde aims for overall victory at Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews
Rodriguez to lead Katusha in Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

August 17 update:
Brajkovic goes contract hunting at Vueltacyclingnews
Ambitious Roche aims for Vuelta top fivecyclingnews
Vacansoleil announce Vuelta line upcyclingnews

August 15 update:
A host of accomplished riders [led by Kreuziger] highlight Saxo-Tinkoff squadvelonation
Argos-Shimano looking for any kind of stage in Vuelta a Españavelonation
Gerrans, Clarke and Matthews to chase success for Orica GreenEdgevelonation

August 14 update:
Betancur and Pozzovivo lead Ag2r-La Mondiale at the Vuelta a Espanacyclingnews

August 13 update:
Nibali: I'm no Superman. Hints may not have form to be an overall contendercyclingnews

August 10 update:
Dan Martin heads to Vuelta to lead Garmin's challengecyclingnews

August 3 update:
Kreuziger to ride Vuelta a Españacyclingnews

August 2 update:
Basso enters GC contender-heavy Vuelta fieldvelonews
Headed to Utah and the Vuelta, Horner searches for lost timevelonews

July 29 update:
Contador to skip vuelta a espanaap/sbs.au
Wiggins to skip Tour of Spain after toiling in Polish openereurosport
Cobo set to miss Vuelta Españacyclingnews

January 14 update:
Degenkolb: tough Vuelta route motivates mecyclingnews

January 12 update:
Vuelta 2013 Route Announcedcyclingnews
La Vuelta 2013 route flyer and full presentation (Spanish)— rtve.es
Climbers' Vuelta a España presents eleven summit finishes in 2013velonation
Short and explosive: The 2013 Vuelta a Espana blasts off from the gunvelonews





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August 26 update: The 2013 Vuelta a Espana broadcasters are now listed below. Unrestricted live video links will appear in bold and will have associated popup ads which are beyond our control. Expand the video to full screen mode to avoid them. Please read the warning below. Check back for more streaming options throughout the race. Feel free to send additional links and info as they become known. — Steve

Warning: Any unrestricted live video links (in bold) in the table below that we suspect or have been reported to contain MS Windows malicious/malware popups (you do not need "Flash HD") are now denoted with 'm' as in "live videom (english)". Please ensure your Windows computer is virus protected before using "live videom" links as they are beyond our control.


media source tv or internet comments/restrictions
eurosport    live videom (english)
   live videom (english)
   live video ($ english)
  tv schedule (british)
  tv schedule (int'l/cet)
Europe; live daily coverage and rebroadcasts in 59 countries. 6.50 € / month if you go with the official broadcaster
   live video (spanish)
   live video (spanish)
  tv schedule
Spanish/RTVE.es dashboard.
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
United States; Online streaming only for those that subscribe to a cable, satellite or telco video tier, or package, that includes Universal Sports Network
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Canada; Rogers Sportsnetwork. Live or delayed daily coverage
   live video (flemish)
   live videom (flemish)
  tv schedule
Belgium; Sporza Ronde van Spanje live coverage
   live video (dutch)
  tv schedule
Netherlands; Dutch
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
Australia; SBS will broadcast eight live stages as well as providing daily highlights.
   live video (english)
  tv schedule
UK only; ITV4 will broadcast daily highlights (no live coverage)
official ticker Ticker from the official site with brief race radio updates
live text updates English
live text updates English; updates from Charles Pelkey
 live ticker Italian live ticker
live text updates ES
Spanish text updates for Vuelta a Espana from Biciciclismo.
live ticker (german)
German text updates
 steephill text updates
latest updates on race info, live coverage, results, photos and highlights
check back at race time for more and updated links; email send a comment or a new live link


2013 Route Map


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Route Map (Large Version)


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