September 19, 2008__

 

 

By Barry Boyce
CyclingRevealed Historian

 

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Vuelta Picture Recap - Quintessential Spain

Stage 19 - (Fri) September 19th, Las Rozas to Segovia 145.5 km

 


Quintessential Spain on stage 19, the peloton roll through Segovia for the first time ( Image © Unipublic )


Note Alberto Contador's sunglasses one ear piece is Yellow (TdF win) and the other Pink (Giro win) ( Image © Unipublic )


The elite action of the stage came on the Category 1 climb of the Puerto de Navafría ( Image © Unipublic )


Agressively Ezequiel Mosquera attacked the Sastre move, the peloton was shattered ( Image © Unipublic )


Over the Puerto de Navafría a group of three escaped, (L to R) David Arroyo, Julien Loubet, and Vasili Kiryienka ( Image © Unipublic )


Caisse D'Epárgne drove the chase ( Image © Unipublic )


Caisse D'Epárgne David Arroyo is the stage winner ( Image © Unipublic )

 

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