Brajkovic training for Vuelta a Espana in Utah

Janez Brajkovic (Radioshack) coming in sixth.

Janez Brajkovic (Radioshack) coming in sixth. (Image credit: Jon Devich/

RadioShack’s Janez Brajkovic has recovered from a head injury sustained at the Tour de France last month and is competing for the overall title at the Tour of Utah that concludes atop the Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort on Sunday. He is using the high altitude event as preparation for his and the team’s final major target, the Vuelta a Espana next month.

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Kirsten Frattini
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Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

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