Alberto Contador won his 4th Tour of Basque Country after defeating Sergio Henao's lead in 6th stage's decisive time trial on Saturday.
Contador ended rainy 16.5-kilometer time trial around Eibar in twenty minute, thirteen seconds to erase Henao's 6 second advantage going into the final stage.
The national cycling squad has been invited to Vuelta a Colombia (also known as Tour of Colombia),this year, slated for 13th to 26th June. Rwanda Cycling Federation president Aimable Bayingana confirmed the news.
Rated among world’s oldest cycling events, Tour of Colombia is in 2.2 UCI category, like Tour du Rwanda. The event is arranged by Colombian Cycling Federation and its very first edition took place in 1951. t times, the contest extends to few parts of Ecuador and Venezuela.
The roads and tracks where the cyclists have to make their way is becoming worse day by day.
There have comments such as that people who designed the path where Mile end meets Rosemont did not even know or understand bicycles. They have claimed that it was a bad design and made no sense whatsoever. This path was designed with an intention to be a part of the new network of cycling that would eventually run along tracks in the area and from the middle of the city. The path however has dedicated too much space to cyclists and pedestrians.
Rafal Majka, the 25 year old polish professional cyclist who rides for the Tinkoff-Saxo team has said that there is a lot that he has to learn from the current leader of his team, 32 year old Spanish professional cyclist, Alberto Contador.
Majka’s name is among the list of the team’s riders who are likely to become team leader after Alberto Contador retires. Contador has already indicated that he is likely to retire in 2016.
Rowsell is a believer of strength in depth. The strength in a great depth has given the Women’s team a huge deal of success and improved the pursuit of the team.
She said that the squad has given them so much competition that they could never feel unsatisfied. She said that it is very tough to get through the selection process and the internal pressure on them is the sole reason behind their win every time and the success they have seen in the recent times.
The 2015 Vuelta Espana track has been announced to include flat time-trial as per the Vuelta director’s earlier promise to 2012 Tour France champion Chris Froome.
“After his defeat this year, Chris said, ‘Thanks Javier, but tell me could the Vuelta time trials be flatter?’,” stated Javier Guillén, the Vuelta Director to the Spanish media.
“And I answered then, ‘In 2015, Vuelta time trial would be organized in some flat region.’ Thus, started our conversation.”