The 1996 Tour de France stage from Chambery to Les Arcs will always be remembered as the day on which Miguel Indurain’s (Banesto) five-year reign at the race finally came to an end. The moment Indurain cracked came in dramatic fashion, not because the Spaniard was put under immense pressure or because of a barrage of attacks, but simply because it was so unexpected. And when...
GP Miguel Indurain winner Ion Izagirre (Movistar) has recognised that his first victory of the season shows he is on track for the Vuelta al País Vasco, in which he finished third last year. Izagirre has turned in a solid series of results in week-long stage races this year, starting with fourth in the Volta a Valencia, and continuing with second in the Volta ao Algarve and fifth...
Orica-GreenEdge makes it debut at the GP Miguel Indurain Saturday with Michael Matthews leading the team's aspirations for a top result at the 1.1 Spanish race. Matthews will be making his first start since Milan-San Remo where a late crash ended any hopes of matching his third place from the 2015 edition of the race and the 25-year-old is keen to pin on a race number as he explained...
Longstanding sports director Eusebio Unzue, who guided both Pedro Delgado and Miguel Indurain to Tour de France victories in the 1980s and 1990s, has likened Vuelta a Espana favourite Tom Dumoulin to Indurain. The Giant-Alpecin rider is currently rated top favourite to win the Vuelta - which curiously enough, Indurain never did - which would be his first Grand Tour. However, Unzue...
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