Colombia with options at the Tour of Turkey

After last year’s forced forfait, Team Colombia-Coldeportes makes its return to Tour of Turkey (April 26 – May 3) in 2015, and does it with full confidence in its options to leave a mark on  the 8-day race. With two uphill finishes shaping the overall classification – to Elmali, in stage 3, and Selcuk, in stage 6 – Oscar Pellicioli’s line-up will feature strong climbing forces in Alex Cano, Carlos Julian Quintero and youngsters Edward Diaz and Daniel Martinez, while Sebastian Molano and Edwin Avila will be the go-to guys for the sprint finishes, usually coming in numbers in this...

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Duarte finds himself in Trentino. Torres seals the green jersey

A third place at the end of a long-way breakaway relaunches the former Under 23 World Champion, Rodolfo controlled to secure the best climber’s jersey. Richie Porte takes the overall Year after year, Colombia-Coldeportes always comes back with important news and indications from Giro del Trentino Melinda, and 2015 edition brought at least two; the rise of Rodolfo Torres, best climber of one of the toughest short stage races around and growing into a consistent leader, and the awakening of Fabio Duarte, finally looking strong on the same roads when he was overall fourth last year. This time, Aussie Richie...

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Brave Torres strengthens KOM lead in Trentino

Best climber in a land of climbers. That’s the title Colombia-Coldeportes’ Rodolfo Torres might be able to boast tomorrow, when the Giro del Trentino Melinda will be finished business, and no doubt that the Colombian will be remembered as one of the most combative presences of the 39th edition of the Italian race. Domenico Pozzovivo (Ag2r-La Mondiale) surged in the final 2 km to grab a solo win in stage 3, 183 km from Ala to the uphill finish in Fierozzo, but Rodolfo Torres was simply brilliant in making a bold move on the Redebus pass, being first on the KOM...

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