The race you forgot about: Vuelta Ciclista al Pais Vasco!

Wonderful race. Ridiculous hats.

Tl;dr – Same as normal, but the time trial’s flatter I like to start my previews with an angle. This time, the angle was handed to me, but boy was it dispiriting. When we were divvying up writing, I offered to cover the Tour of the Basque Country. Chris’ response, in full: “I can’t even think about Spain right now.” Ah, cobbles fever. The boss contracted a terminal case back when PdC still ran on punch cards and a steam-powered server, but anyone who hangs around here long enough will be feeling that way as March rolls into April. Who can think about Spanish cycling when there are two monuments away to the north? So, here’s the deal. I’m not going to try and convince you this is the best race of the next ten days. I won’t harp on about any of these things, though they are all true ...

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