The Vuelta 2018 is well underway with a late addition to the line-up - Euskadi (piloted by Laura and Ian.)
Not only this, the Avatar Rider feature is in full effect with Cupid (AG2R la Mondiale) and Vicky (Movistar) winning 15 points apiece.
With glory already being sniffed at - what's going to happen with Movistar, on their home turf as well as championing the super-competitive Henners? It's always fun until someone breaks a nail.
Dr Lamborghini says...
"Come on in to my Caravan of Skulduggery and let me see what I can find for you.
Hmm, now let's see. Movistar is looking strong. Stronger even than the Tour. You might need some extra help to beat them.
Ah yes, here's a wobbly wheel. Donate only £2 and the rider of your choice will lose 10 green jersey points.
Want something positive? Well for you or a member of your own team, how about this ultra-sharp set of pointy elbows? Only £3 a pair, and they'll give you a clear 25 point boost. It's never too early to take an unfair advantage.
Interested? I can see you are. How about you click that skulduggerous orange button below and make your donation? It's all in a good cause, you know."
It's finally here! The Vuelta a Fox starts tomorrow (Saturday!) If you're still to sign up, you can do this by donating £10 here.
Dr Lamborghini's back!
Dr Lamborghini was remarkably 'helpful' during the Tour de Fox. He's had a month to restock his Caravan of Skulduggery and ready himself for the onslaught of the Vuelta.
Traditionally, the Tour de Fox is the mature and sensible older sibling of the unruly Vuelta where rules are made to be 'interpreted'.
Dr Lambo will be back with some dazzling offers to make riders faster, winnier, and their opponents definitely more loser-y. Keep tuned, he'll pop up every now and then with some delectable offers.
This is a brand new feature for this event. Each Vuelta rider will be assigned an 'avatar rider' this is a pro-rider taking part in the Vuelta de Espana. If the avatar rider abandons the race or gets injured, there's a points forfeit. If the avatar rider achieves glory with a victorious breakaway - or even wins a stage, there's a points reward.
Interested? Don't want to miss out on some serious fun? Of course you don't; click on the orange button of glory below:
Exciting times! Our final charity challenge of the year kicks of on Saturday 25th (that's THIS Saturday!)
It's going to be 3 weeks of glorious challenges - and you can take part as much or as little as you like. All you need to do is:
What do you get?
Well my dears, you get that nice warm feeling of knowing you've done some good in the world (always nice!) and also you get to have some fun - pedal-related fun as well as fun at the expense of others if you wish (skulduggery is most definitely a thing - that's why Geraint Thomas isn't going to be winning this year...) You also get the buzz of being part of something amazing. Because you're foxy.
It's coming! We're not judging if you've over-indulged on your holiday. Just know that we've got your back with this delightful little event!
The Tour de Fox was a raging success this year, following the three weeks of pro riders pedalling around France - so with the Vuelta a Fox we're going to be setting challenges for the three weeks of the Vuelta around Spain. It starts on 25th August, so you'll need to crack on and sign up now.
what is it?