The one positive of this, even if some of it is depressing, is that there'll be life on the other side, writes Adriaan Basson.
Simon Yates stepped out of the shadows of British cycling giants Sky to secure his maiden Grand Tour triumph at the Tour of Spain.
France's Thibaut Pinot drew upon all his climbing credentials to win stage 15 at the Tour of Spain as Simon Yates extended his overall lead.
Elia Viviani thanked his team-mates for a perfect lead-out that saw him win a second stage on this year's Tour of Spain.
American Ben King, of the Dimension Data team, claimed his second stage win of the Tour of Spain after riding solo to victory on stage nine.
Ben King sprinted away from breakaway partner Nikita Stanlov to win the fourth stage of the Vuelta a Espana as Michal Kwiatkowski hung onto the overall lead.
Cycling's top climbers join the lineup Saturday for the start of the Vuelta e Espana, in the absence of defending champion Chris Froome and TDF winner Geraint Thomas.
Belgium's Jelle Wallays held his nerve to win a sprint finish to the 18th stage of the Tour of Spain, with Britain's Simon Yates retaining his overall lead.
France's Alexandre Geniez edged a tight final sprint to win stage 12 of the Tour of Spain Simon Yates surrendered the leader's red jersey to Jesus Herrada.
Spain's Alejandro Valverde said he's sitting pretty in the Tour of Spain, despite trailing Britain's Simon Yates ahead of the 10th stage.
Australia's Simon Clarke said he risked everything to clinch the fifth stage of the Vuelta after a long breakaway.
Spanish veteran Alejandro Valverde won stage two of the Vuelta a Espana as the man he pipped, Sky's Michal Kwiatkowski, took the overall leader's red jersey.
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