'Until he'd killed the bull, he wasn't happy' - The riddle of Ocana's only Vuelta victory

Re-Cycle: The cycling history podcast

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'Until he'd killed the bull, he wasn't happy' - The riddle of Ocana's only Vuelta victory

Re-Cycle: The cycling history podcast

On the 50th anniversary of Luis Ocaña's breakthrough 1970 Vuelta a España title, we recall the first Grand Tour of the volatile Spaniard’s colourful career – and ask why it did not lead to more triumphs for the nearly-man Eddy Merckx thought of as his biggest threat...

Re-Cycle is written by Felix Lowe, narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton. Please like, review and subscribe on your podcast platform of choice.

This is the first of three Vuelta episodes to finish our 2020 season.

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On the 50th anniversary of Luis Ocaña's breakthrough 1970 Vuelta a España title, we recall the first Grand Tour of the volatile Spaniard’s colourful career – and ask why it did not lead to more triumphs for the nearly-man Eddy Merckx thought of as his biggest threat...

Re-Cycle is written by Felix Lowe, narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton. Please like, review and subscribe on your podcast platform of choice.

This is the first of three Vuelta episodes to finish our 2020 season.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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