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An attack late on the finishing climb to Estacion de Montana Manzaneda helped Dan Martin to regain 20 seconds overall as David Moncoutie won stage 11 of the Vuelta á Espana and Bradley Wiggins moved into the race lead.
Dan Martin suffers time loss in Vuelta á Espana's Salamanca time trial
Dan Martin has slipped back out of contention for the overall GC at the Vuelta á Espana after dropping more than six minutes to Tony Martin who won stage ten’s 47 kilometres time trial around Salamanca with a time of 55’54”.
Dan Martin wins stage 9 of Vuelta á Espana to claim first Grand Tour win
Dan Martin claimed his first ever Grand Tour stage win and the lead in the mountains classification while moving to within 55 seconds of the overall lead after an outstanding performance on stage 9 of the Vuelta á Espana.
Roche and Martin go close at Vuelta a Espana stage to San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Nicolas Roche and Dan Martin were in the shake up to win stage 8 of the Vuelta á Espana but had to settle for top ten placings after Joaquin Rodriguez crushed his rivals to claim a second stage win on the slopes of San Lorenzo de El Escorial.
Roche and Martin avoid crash as Vuelta's mountains loom
Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche were fortunate not to be involved in a high speed crash on the finishing straight to stage 7 of the Vuelta á Espana which was won by Skil-Shimano rider Marcel Kittel.
Nicolas Roche leads Vuelta á Espana race leader Sylvain Chavanel on stage 6
Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche had to fight hard to limit their time losses on stage five of the Vuelta á Espana after the Liquigas-Cannondale team of stage winner Peter Sagan split the peloton with a breakneck speed descent into the finish in Cordoba.
Roche continues steady rise through Vuelta GC with second top ten result
Nicolas Roche produced another top ten finish on stage 5 of the Vuelta á Espana to maintain his steady rise through the GC with his eighth place in Valdepenas de Jaen reducing his overall deficit to 1’47”.
Martin signals GC intent in Vuelta's first mountains test
Dan Martin has signaled that he can be a real contender in this year’s Vuelta á Espana by claiming third place on the first mountain stage to Sierra Nevada to move to 11th in the overall GC.
On form Roche fifth in Totana as Lastras celebrates Vuelta lucky break
Nicolas Roche provided the first real indicator that he is on form at the Vuelta á Espana by placing fifth on stage three to Totana where Pablo Lastras (Moviestar) soloed to victory from a day-long break.
Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche climb Vuelta á Espana GC
Dan Martin and Nicolas Roche’s efforts to steer clear of crashes saw them progress through the general classification at the Vuelta á Espana after finishing towards the head of the peloton on stage two to Playas de Orihuela.
Martin and Roche steady start at Vuelta team time trial
Dan Martin got off to a better start than Nicolas Roche at the Vuelta á Espana after his Garmin Cervelo team finished ninth in the opening team time trial to leave him 25 seconds off the race lead.
Deignan stays in US as Leipheimer eyes up Colorado win
Philip Deignan has been chosen to ride the USA Pro Cycling Challenge (Tour of Colorado) instead of the Vuelta á Espana where he will provide support for Team Radioshack leader Levi Leipheimer.

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