Primož Roglič admits Evenepoel is 'on a different level' as he loses more time at Vuelta a España

The Slovenian didn't count himself out of a comeback but struggles to see an easy way back

Primoz Roglic
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It's always difficult to read too much into what Primož Roglič says because he doesn't speak with hidden messages or subtle references.

Yet after stage 10 of the Vuelta a España, it was also hard not to escape the feeling that Roglič was trying to say something without actually muttering the exact words.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.