Pais Vasco: Tour of the Basque Country in photos

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While Classics contenders hit the pavé of Northern Europe last week, GC riders tackled the 58th edition of this six-stage Spanish race

Photographs: Laura Fletcher
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Primoz Roglic took his first stage race win of the season for LottoNL-Jumbo at the 58th edition of Pais Vasco in the Basque Country.

 

Photographer Laura Fletcher found the rain in Spain, lumpy terrain and fiercely independent fans at the roadside.

 

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Put it there: Jose Joaquin Rojas and friends

 

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Gotta catch ’em all. Postcards from the edge

 

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Alex Howes, thirsty work

 

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The only way is up, baby…

 

Paris-Roubaix gallery by Chris Auld

 

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Glimmer of hope

 

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Three wise men

 

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Basques fly the flag: “Prisoners and exiles home” is the translation

 

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Elevate, recuperate, the Ilnur Zakarin way

 

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Pull up to the bumper

 

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Dimitri Konyshev at the wheel

 

Txomin Perurena, the Basque who almost won the Vuelta, by Carlos Arribas and Timm Kölln 

 

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Barely a flat mile in the Basque Country

 

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Lachlan Morton, radio check

 

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Blurred vision

 

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Goat tracks in the clouds

 

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