Quintana, López and Valverde vow to attack Roglič after losing time in Vuelta a España time trial

Quintana says he has nothing to lose after a disastrous time trial where he lost three minutes

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Primož Roglič (Jumbo-Visma) gained huge chunks of time when the Vuelta a España visited Pau, France for its stage 10 time trial on Tuesday. His rivals, though, vow to fight him in the mountainous stages ahead.

Nairo Quintana (Movistar), team-mate Alejandro Valverde, and Miguel Ángel López (Astana) are taking aim at the many summit finishes to shake the Slovenian now in the red leader's jersey.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.