Landa's bid for overall Pais Vasco victory comes up short

Mikel Landa (Movistar)

Having moved into second place on the penultimate stage of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco , Mikel Landa laid it on the line on the final day of racing in his bid for the win. The Movistar rider ultimately came up short, his second place on the stage to Arrate not enough to take yellow off the shoulders of Primoz Roglic. "We really tried it, and I think that you've got to be happy with a second place when you see you've done your best to drop the leader back until the very last day," said Landa. "It was a day with lots of different battles. We weren't really paying that much attention to Roglic's crash in the beginning because it was already tough to follow the pace at the front of the bunch. There was no team keeping things really under control, and there were lots of attacks. We ...

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