Duarte progresses in Trentino competing with Evans

The Giro del Trentino gets more demanding day by day, and Fabio Duarte keeps showing a good progression that bodes really well for a top-class Giro d’Italia, for him and the whole Team Colombia, after the good showing on their debut last year. Cadel Evans (BMC) won the third stage atop Roncone uphill drag, strengthening his hold on the GC, Duarte constantly kept on with the top riders in the race, closing in 10th position (28 seconds behind the winner) and locking his top-10 in the overall standings as well. Ahead of the final showdown to the Monte Bondone (with a...

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Tour of Turkey at risk: passports withheld by UK Embassy

More bureaucratic troubles are upsetting Team Colombia’s riders in the view of Giro d’Italia, and not only that. In fact, the UK Embassy in Italy did not return their passports to the Colombian riders, who had filed for UK Visas – with a urgent procedure – on April 10th and 14th. Claudio Corti’s team was supposed to fly to the Tour of Turkey tomorrow, April 25th, but now the team’s participation to the race is seriously at risk. “We accompanied 8 riders to Rome on April 10th and 14th – Claudio Corti explained – and paid a significant extra-charge for...

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Duarte impresses on the mountains: great 3rd in Trentino!

Something has changed in 2014 for Team Colombia’s Fabio Duarte: he became a father, chose Italy to live with his family, changed his schedule. What he didn’t change is the main goal: to go to the Giro d’Italia in the best possible condition to show his enormous potential. Those he launched today, in the uphill finish of the Giro del Trentino stage 2 to San Giacomo di Brentonico after 164 km, are definitely good signs in that direction. Duarte placed third, between Pole Niemec (Lampre) and Cadel Evans (BMC), all of them behind Edoardo Zardini (Bardiani-CSF), who surprised everyone with...

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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)