photo: Miwa lijima
"Nairo feels very good and the team is performing well but we have strong rivals who are Superman Lopez and Primoz Roglic. Therefore, we have to be happy with the outcome of today's stage. We are doing a phenomenal Vuelta, so nobody is not going to come out with absurd comments about us. We are calm.
-Alejandro Valverde. Stage 7 to Mas de la Costa.