Vuelta a España insiders say that Alberto Contador will attack this weekend

Alberto Contador will attempt to gain time on GC rivals during this weekend's Vuelta a España climbing stages, say riders and team staff

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Vuelta a España insiders say that this weekend's summit finish stages provide perfect terrain for attacks from Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo).

The Spaniard sits low on the classification standings but shows improving form, which viewers saw in the last two mountain days.

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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.