Simon Yates takes stage 14 and Vuelta lead with surge on final climb

08 September 2018 03:49
• British rider rides clear of rivals on ascent to Les Praeres • Yates reclaims red jersey with Alejandro Valverde secondSimon Yates has reclaimed the leader’s red jersey at the Vuelta a España, holding off a group of general classification contenders on the final climb to win stage 14 at Les Praeres.Yates was part of a heavyweight group – including Nairo Quintana, Alejandro Valverde, Thibaut Pinot and Miguel Ángel López – that took control of the stage on the narrow, winding ascent to the finish line in Asturias. Related: Julian Alaphilippe charts climb through Lake District and into the green jersey Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian