Another prospect for Colombia: Brayan Ramirez joins the Team

Team Colombia welcomes a new recruit: Brayan Steven Ramirez Chacon (Bogotà, November 20th, 1992), one of the brightest Colombian prospects, joined Alex Cano, Cayetano Sarmiento, Walter Pedraza, Camilo Castiblanco, Sebastian Molano and Carlos Mario Ramirez to become the 16th rider of 2015 Team Colombia roster. Coming from Movistar Team América, Ramirez – 1.78 tall climber of 69 kg – conquered the gold medal at 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore, and two years later – at just 20 – claimed a strong second place at the Road Colombian National Championships, behind Felix Cardenas and ahead of former Team Colombia’s rider...

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Comebacks’ day: Wilier and nine athletes confirmed

After officializing six new riders for next season, Team Colombia is glad to announce that the partnership with bike supplier Wilier Triestina will follow in 2015. The established Italian brand based in Rossano Veneto had worked with Claudio Corti’s team in the last two season, and will provide the Escarabajos with the innovative latest version of the Zero.7 frame, already tested by some of Team Colombia’s riders during the 2014 season. Zero.7 is the lightest racing model ever made by Wilier Triestina, whose frame’s weight stands just below 800 grams, to enhance the performance of climbers like the Colombian Escarabajos....

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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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  • 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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