Escarabajos up for Trentino and Fleche Wallonne climbs

A few weeks are left, and it will be Giro d’Italia again for Team Colombia, but it’s still too early to pack luggage for Northern Ireland. Ahead of Belfast, more important fixtures expect Claudio Corti’s riders – way too prestigious to be a mere setup to the first Grand Tour of the season. Giro del Trentino (April 22-25) is the first on schedule: in the last few years, the race established itself as the perfect preparation for those aiming at the Giro with high expectations. A team time trial and three uphill finish will test the Escarabajos’ condition, competing against...

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Avila sprints to 7th at GP Denain

After winning his second Point Race World title on track, there is now a new challenge on Team Colombia Edwin Avila’s road: winning a spot in Claudio Corti’s line-up for the Giro d’Italia for the second year in a row. To achieve that, he will need good displays and results to persuade the team’s technical staff, and today’s seventh place in France, at GP Denain-Porte du Hainaut, represents a good sign of the 24-year-old rider’s good shape and determination. The classic and expected sprint finish in Denain after 197 km saw Frenchman Nacer Bouhanni (FDJ) land the spoils in front...

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Romero battles hard in Fleche Brabançonne finale

Team Colombia’s Jeffry Romero provided a solid performance in Belgian semiclassic Fleche Brabançonne, closing in 13th place in the final uphill sprint to Overijsse after 202 km, that saw Belgian Philippe Gilbert (BMC) come to the edge on the file line over Michael Matthews (Orica-GreenEDGE). A hectic and entertaining race, with several attacks from the beginning, finally saw a reduced group contest the win over the final cotes, with both Romero and Fabio Duarte (21st to the line) consistently showing in the top positions of the bunch. Early in the race, six riders, Pozzo and Cecchinel (Neri Sottoli), Williams (Novo...

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  • The Tricolor gets back to Europe: Rubiano new national champion!

    After many years, the Colombian National Champion’s jersey will be back in the peloton at the Giro d’Italia, and will have a Team Colombia logo impressed on it: the credit goes to Miguel Angel Rubiano, who delivered his first Team Colombia win in Cartagena, outsprinting a 13-man group that had...

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  • Giro del Trentino (2.HC)

    22/04/2014 – Stage 1: Riva del Garda – Arco (TTT, 14.3 km) 23/04/2014 – Stage 2: Limone s.G. – San Giacomo di Brentonico (164.5 km)                                                             24/04/2014 – Stage 3: Mori – Roncone (184.4 km) 25/04/2014 – Stage 4: Val Daone – Monte Bondone (175 km)