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Vuelta Espana 2018 Stage 15: the dingers on the donga

There’s a church at the bottom of the climb: the Basílica de Santa María la Real de Covadonga. As the riders skirted past it I felt sure that Carlton Kirby, Eurosport commentator extraordinaire, would make reference to it. That the riders might be wise to offer a prayer before the climb. That divine intervention might be handy. Instead, he fixated on the two massive bell-towers.