The Most Insane Race Of 2022 | Volta a Catalunya Stage 6
It was a war on bikes in Catalunya today. In the wet and cold medium mountain terrain of stage 6, Richard Carapaz and Sergio Higuita upset the dysfunctional UAE-Emirates squad with race leader Joao Almeida and teammate prodigy Juan Ayuso, unable to cooperate again.
All is Well that Ends Well | Volta a Catalunya Stage 4
Despite bad tactics and pacing for others, Joao Almeida won Volta a Catalunya stage 4 mountain top finish on the Boí Taüll climb (13.0 km, 6.0%).
Who Can Win In The Absence of Slovenians? | Volta a Catalunya Mountain Stages
Volta a Catalunya is perhaps the best chance of the year for climbers who cannot time-trial well and are not born in Slovenia to take a WorldTour GC victory. For riders like Michael Woods or Nairo Quintana, it is a golden opportunity to win GC by purely out-climbing everyone else and securing much needed UCI points for their teams.
Crashes in Anti-Climatic Finish | Volta ao Algarve Stage 2
Volta ao Algarve stage 2 ended with a bunch sprint on the Alto da Fóia climb of 7.7 km at 6.1%, after the headwind on the climb neutralised attacks from big riders and teams.