15 Aug 2012

Dean to ride Vuelta

6:08 am on 15 August 2012

The veteran New Zealand cyclist Julian Dean will ride the Tour of Spain which starts this weekend.

The Vuelta is the third of the year's classic races.

37-year-old Dean missed the Tour de France after recovering from a crash, but he's back to full fitness and has been confirmed in the Australia GreenEdge team for the Spaniosh tour.