Valverde to hold Vuelta form until Worlds

After 79 days of competition this season and having raced Tour de France, the Olympic Games and the Vuelta a España this summer, Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) is still motivated to hold his form another two weeks to participate in the World Championships in Valkenburg, the Netherlands. The Spaniard, who just finished second overall at the Vuelta, is looking forward to some well-deserved rest this week, but remains excited about the Worlds road race course and the opportunities it may offer to the Spanish team.

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