Fighting against the sun at the Vuelta a España

Trek-Segafredo rider brining water bottles to his teammates on stage 12 at the Vuelta a Espana
Trek-Segafredo rider brining water bottles to his teammates on stage 12 at the Vuelta a Espana (Image credit: Getty Images)

It’s been nearly a week since an online video emerged of an overheated Egan Bernal having an improvised post-stage cold shower at the Vuelta a España finish, courtesy of a Ineos Grenadiers soigneur and a team kitbag filled with freezing water. 

Since then, videos or no videos, the searingly hot weather of the Vuelta that Bernal was trying to combat just hasn’t gone away.

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