Crunch time for Wiggins and Froome in Vuelta

Bradley Wiggins, Vuelta a Espana 2011, stage 13

British Sky duo Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome (Sky) face their biggest obstacle en route to a top finish in Madrid in the 2011 Vuelta a Espana today: the Angliru.

Compared by many to the Zoncolan, the Spanish climb is probably not as hard, but there aren't many others out there in western Europe as unremittingly steep, anyway, and it is certainly the most difficult single climb in Spain.

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