Torres congratulated by Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos

These are special days for Rodolfo Torres: after grabbing an exciting overall second place at the Tour de San Luis, not only he received the Colombian supporters’ enthusiasm, but he was also congratulated by quite an exceptional fan. In fact, Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos used Twitter to thank Rodolfo and fellow Colombian Nairo Quintana (Movistar) for the results collected in Argentina: “Felicitaciones a @rodotorres1987 de @Col_Coldeportes y @NairoQuinCo, por llevar a Colombia al podio del @TourSanLuis.” (translation: Congratulations to Colombia-Coldeportes’ Rodolfo Torres and to Nairo Quintana for taking Colombia to the podium at the Tour de San Luis). An...

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Torres’ podium in San Luis kickstarts the season

Rodolfo overall second in Argentina and king of the mountain, the Escarabajos win teams’ GC  A new  cycling year has started with the Escarabajos already at the fore. Team Colombia-Coldeportes has enjoyed by far the best start of the season in its 4-year history at the Tour de San Luis (January 19-25, 2015), shining in all the three uphill finishes of the first race of the season, and taking an outstanding overall 2nd place with Rodolfo Torres. A name a few would have predicted to be in the fight for the GC beforehand, but that does not apply to the team’s...

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Torres locks San Luis runner-up spot with 2nd in queen stage

If Rodolfo Torres’ Tour de San Luis will set the tone for Team Colombia-Coldeportes season, General Manager Claudio Corti will have plenty of reasons to smile in 2015. Rodolfo will travel back from Argentina with two seconds and one third place in three uphill finish, in which he proved the strongest and most consistent among those riders headed to start the European season in February. In the 6th stage of the race, 117 km from Achiras to Filo Sierras Comechigones, it was Brazilian Kleber Da Silva (Funvic), a teammate of overall leader Daniel Diaz, to see off the strong contention of...

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