The pack in action during the ninth stage of the VVuelta Ciclista cycling race, of 185km between Carboneras de Guadazaon and Aramon Valdelinares. Photograph: Javier Lizon/EPA

Saturday, stage 8: Baeza to Albacete, 207km: Well, that stage was probably one of the hardest things I have ever done! It was completely flat o(...)