Analysis: The Angliru summit finale was the turning point in the Coloradan's eventual victory, and the Basque climber played a pivotal if unintentional role.
There will be a lot of bruised egos after Jumbo-Visma won all three grand tours in 2023 and now the other teams must figure out how to beat them.
Everybody loves Sepp! The peloton celebrates the new Vuelta a España champion: ‘No one deserves it more than him’
Reactions from Geraint Thomas, Juan Ayuso, Jumbo-Visma staffers and teammates on Kuss and his historic win: 'Everyone is super happy to see him win.'
The Colorado climber defied the odds — and sometimes his own Jumbo-Visma teammates — to join the elite club of US grand tour winners.
Jumbo-Visma teammates unified to seal first US victory in a decade and make grand tour history.
Sepp Kuss and his Vuelta a España journey from helper to champion: ‘I had a bit of the imposter syndrome’
How the popular American climber earned the looming victory: 'Sometimes you have to stand up for yourself.'
Tactical trauma and P.R. problems taint history-making grand tour sweep and could cause trouble for some time.
Jumbo-Visma truce clears way for Sepp Kuss to win the Vuelta a España: ‘I deserve this leader’s jersey’
Primož Roglič, Jonas Vingegaard agree to cease fire as American zeroes in on historic grand tour victory: ‘It’s getting closer.’
The 2018 Tour de France champion questions Jumbo-Visma's handling of the GC situation: 'I feel for Kuss. I feel like he deserves a bit more respect from the team.'
‘I feel they are not being fair to Kuss’: Sean Kelly questions actions of Roglič, Vingegaard and Jumbo-Visma
Former world number one says American rider should be guided home to Vuelta win.
What is happening at Jumbo-Visma? Roglič and Vingegaard drop Sepp Kuss, but both say they want him to win
With Jumbo-Visma management not holding them back, Roglič and Vingegaard keep racing to win: 'It's man-on-man.'
Vingegaard and Roglič drop Kuss with 2km to go on the legendary climb and the American digs deep to defend the leader's jersey.
Controversy swirls around leadership as the Dutch super team narrows in on historic grand tour sweep: 'It's our way of working.'
'We will not put one of our own teammates in a less good situation': Did that happen Tuesday?
Cracks or controversy? Sepp Kuss surrenders time to Jonas Vingegaard but defends lead: ‘I don’t want to win as a gift’
American climber cedes time to Jumbo-Visma teammate but downplays tension inside team bus: 'The strongest will win.'
Kuss retains red jersey but loses time to both Vingegaard and Roglič as Jumbo-Visma's leadership strategy looks in tension.
Can Sepp Kuss hang on to win? Will Jumbo-Visma sweep all three grand tours? Tension is building going into the home stretch.
The 2018 Tour de France winner also faced a similar scenario with Chris Froome: 'Vingegaard didn't come here to ride around, did he? Same with Primož.'
Costa gets the better of Kämna and Buitrago in cagey final, no worries for Jumbo-Visma in final stage before rest day.
King and the prince: Sepp Kuss finds GC mentor in Jonas Vingegaard: ‘I try to help him as much as possible’
The American climber picked up useful lessons from Vingegaard and Roglič that he is applying to his historic Vuelta bid.
Evenepoel drops Bardet in summit finish for emotional victory, Kuss retains red as classification battle simmers.
The elimination of Remco Evenepoel clears the way for a Jumbo-Visma podium sweep in Madrid. The only question now is if Sepp Kuss can hold on.
Jumbo-Visma lands devastating blow with 1-2-3 on the Tourmalet that locks out GC podium, Evenepoel drops inside first 50km of multi-mountain stage.
Evenepoel hinted at partnership with Soler, Almeida, Ayuso – but UAE Emirates could prove just as much an enemy as a friend.
Roglic inches closer to Evenepoel on eve of dramatic showdown.
The defending Vuelta a España champion vows to keep attacking: 'I'm surprised by his great finish.'
Colorado climber sounding more confident in his chances to become first US winner of the Vuelta a España in 10 years: 'I have to believe in myself.'
Kuss delivers time trial of his career to retain GC lead, Evenepoel gains time on all other classification rivals, moves to 1:09 back overall.
Crunching the numbers shows that Kuss faces ultimate 'race of truth' Tuesday in quest to keep red from Evenepoel's shoulders.
Colorado climber is the last rider down the start ramp as the race leader at 17h02 CET.
More controversy at the Spanish grand tour after officials take the GC times with 2km to go on Sunday's summit finale.
Champagne toasts, media storm: Here’s everything Sepp Kuss did in his first day in the Vuelta a España leader’s jersey
What's it like to lead a grand tour? Here's how the Colorado climber celebrated his first racing day in his historic leader's jersey.
Vuelta a España stage 9: Sepp Kuss defends red, Lennard Kämna completes grand tour set after wild day of windswept racing
Kämna punches out of breakaway for solo summit victory, Kuss retains GC lead as mud on road forces neutralization of the closing 2km.
'This Vuelta still has a long way to go': Evenepoel has so far been resilient against Kuss, Roglič, Vingegaard – how long can he last?
Remco Evenepoel rages at missed opportunity at Vuelta a España: ‘I didn’t know we were sprinting for the win’
Defending champ left fuming after crowd noise blocks radio comms that would have clarified racing situation.
Kuss claims career-first grand tour GC leader's jersey, Evenepoel resilient under Jumbo-Visma pressure but misses sprint victory.
Remco resilient, Jumbo-Visma rampant: Deconstructing the GC damage of a wild day at the Vuelta a España
Stage 6 saw mayhem in the race for the maillot rojo – we pick apart what it means for the key players in the stages to come.
Six more seconds in his pocket might come in handy with the second major climbing stage on tap at Javalambre on Thursday.
Primož Roglič and Jonas Vingegaard biding time after bizarre and rollicking Vuelta a España opening: 'It could have been a lot worse.'
UPDATED: Race organizers move the point where GC times will be taken to 9km to go after Remco Evenepoel hints at rider protest during Sunday's stage.
Jonas Vingegaard punctures and pre-race favorites Jumbo-Visma lose a half minute.
Here's when Roglič, Vingegaard, Evenepoel and the GC contenders kick-start their red jersey campaigns Saturday evening.
Roglič, Vingegaard vow unity in quest for Vuelta a España victory: ‘We’re not racing against each other, but with each other’
Jumbo-Visma rides into Vuelta as top favorite with a historic sweep of the season's grand tours at stake.
Remco Evenepoel wants to learn from Jonas Vingegaard at Vuelta a España ahead of 2024 Tour de France
The defending champion is keeping his ambitions fairly modest after COVID-19 forced his Giro d'Italia abandon in May.
Vuelta a España ticker: Illness forces UAE to make roster change, Arkéa-Samsic switches kits, Dunbar eyes Giro repeat
Follow all the pre-race news ahead of the opening Barcelona team time trial on Saturday 26.
Roglič, Evenepoel, and Vingegaard start as the pre-race favorites, with Spain's Ayuso trying to muscle in on the action: Here's the ultimate Vuelta 'form guide' for the three kings and a prince.
Vingegaard, Roglič, Evenepoel set to suffer through a whole host of horror stages in the race for red – these are the most important.
Sepp Kuss starts his third grand tour of the season, and the best of the Spanish peloton line up for what should be a fantastic edition of La Vuelta.
The Vuelta boasts the strongest GC field of the season's grand tours – we pick the favorites, dark horses, and outsiders.
'I came here to improve, I think I did that'. Victory at Vuelta a Burgos sees Roglič swagger toward Vuelta unbeaten in season's stage races.
The reigning champions of all three grand tours set to clash at the Spanish grand tour, starting August 26 in Barcelona.
Five-stage Vuelta a Burgos is always a good measure of Vuelta form: Roglič returns to action for first time since winning Giro d'Italia.
If Vingegaard or Roglič win the Vuelta a España, Jumbo-Visma will be the first team to sweep a season's grand tours – and its reputation will be changed forever.
Rumors of an early Van Aert departure are quickly shot down as Jumbo-Visma dodges Pogačar raid early in scorcher.
Tour de Hoody: Pogačar bites back and resets the scoreboard of this tightly bound Tour de France.
Just six weeks after he piloted Primož Roglic to the pink jersey, Kuss is making his presence felt in Jumbo-Visma's yellow jersey quest.
Tour de France ticker: Security ramps up ahead of possible protests, Sagan apologizes after DUI charge
Follow all the Tour de France hype ahead of the Bilbao 'grand départ' on July 1.
Jumbo-Visma wins grand tours when the Colorado climbing ace is on the start list.
Here are the threads that will stitch together the narrative in men's cycling's biggest stage race.
Tour de Hoody: It makes sense that they're bypassing July, but the Tour de France would be better off if they make late-hour surprise starts.
Roglič penciled in for Vuelta to put Jumbo-Visma in frame for possible grand tour sweep, sponsor confirms imminent withdrawal of funding.
From a dropped chain to Roglič redemption: Inside the gut-wrenching 36 hours that shook the Giro d’Italia
How Primož Roglič won — and almost lost — the Giro d'Italia racing with a gravel-inspired setup.
Cavendish kicks out of Gaviria's wheel for emotional win in his last Giro d'Italia stage before retirement.
'At the moment, it just hurts': Welshman will leave Giro d'Italia with head high after TT turnaround as questions remain over retirement.
Here are some of the reactions from the protagonists after a stage-for-the-ages in Saturday's decisive mountain time trial:
Giro d’Italia stage 20: Primož Roglič snatches pink jersey from Geraint Thomas in time trial turnaround
Roglič drops chain in final kilometers but still crushes mountain TT to all but seal Giro d'Italia victory ahead of Sunday's sprinter stage.
Monte Lussari and its 22 percent ramps will play kingmaker as Thomas, Roglič, Almeida close in on blockbuster Giro finale.
Giro d’Italia stage 19: Buitrago denies Gee, Roglič claws back a few seconds in grinding ‘queen stage’
The five-climb 'queen stage' across the heart of the Dolomites saved the best for last.
The 2022 Tour de France winner headlines a deep start list for the French stage race that always provides interesting clues about what lies ahead for July.
The long, flat downhill transition stage sets up the thrilling closing stages with the GC still wide open.
The Giro d'Italia is stuck in second gear, and the GC brakes might hold until this weekend. Someone is bound to break through, but who will it be?
'I have to get the Giro to Rome': Officials, riders brace for final week as COVID, crashes, weather create perfect storm over corsa rosa.
The GC riders were content to let the breakaway challenge for the spoils with the Giro's first major climbs on the horizon Friday.
Routine stage turns to mayhem for Jumbo-Visma: 'On a day when you think it is going to be smooth, it is chaos again.'
The 2020 Giro winner went down in a pileup on a damp descent with less than 70km left to go.
The German wins in a photo-finish ahead of Milan and Cavendish as the Giro's longest stage delivers more drama of the wrong kind.
On the brink of his 37th birthday and with rumors of retirement, Thomas could be on track for his best chance yet at winning the maglia rosa.