A Tour for climbers surprises Claudio Corti

Team Colombia’s General Manager Claudio Corti took part to 2015 Tour de France presentation today, Wednesday October 22nd, at the Palais des Congres in Paris. The Grande Boucle, taking place from July 4th to 26th, 2015, will start in Utrecht (Netherlands)  and end – as usual in Paris – after going through 5 uphill finish that look poised make 2015 edition one of the toughest in recent memory.  Only 14 km of individual time trial, in addition to 28 km of stage 9 team time trial, will not be much of an obstacle for those climbers aiming for the yellow...

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Four new signings: talent and experience for Team Colombia

Pedraza, Castiblanco, Molano and C.M. Ramirez bolster 2015 Escarabajos’ roster After the announcement of the first two signings for the upcoming season, Cayetano Sarmiento and Alex Cano, Team Colombia keeps on building its near future with four more athletes with different characteristics. For its 2015 team, Claudio Corti picked experienced climber Fernando Pedraza Morales (Soacha, November 27th 1981), all-rounder Jorge Camilo Castiblanco Cubides (Zipaquirà, November 24th 1988), and two young prospects like sprinter Juan Sebastian Molano Benavides (Paipa, November 4th 1994) and time-trial specialist Carlos Mario Ramirez (Manizales, October 26th 1994). 2015 will mark Walter Pedraza’s comeback in top European...

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First signings for 2015 Team Colombia: Cayetano Sarmiento and Alex Cano

Team Colombia will start the next season with a significantly renewed roster, as confirmed by General Manager Claudio Corti: “We will welcome several new elements, including exciting young prospects and more experienced riders, that we hope will be able to leave their mark right away.” The first two signings of 2015 Team Colombia definitely belong to the latter category: Josè Cayetano Sarmiento Tunarrosa (Anarruco, March 28th, 1987) and Alex Norberto Cano Ardila (Yarumal, March 13th, 1983). Professional since 2010 and original from the Boyaca region, Cayetano Sarmiento has taken part in the World Tour in the last three season as...

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  • Giro 2015, Corti predicts: “A Colombian again on the podium”

    The route of the 98th Giro d’Italia, scheduled from May 9th to 31st, 2015,  was unveiled today, Monday October 6th, in Milan. The new Corsa Rosa will get started in Liguria, with a team time trial from San Lorenzo al Mare to Sanremo, while the finish – after 3.481,8 km –...

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