PezCycling News - What's Cool In Pro Cycling : Valverde, Quintana together for weekend’s races

Now On Pez
Daily Distractions!
Tech N Spec
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Bern - Suisse  - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Peter Sagan (SLK-Tinkoff) and his teammates taking a break from training at Lake Thun and drinking a Rivella    pictured during Restday 2 of the 2016 Tour de France in Bern, Switserland - photo JdM/PN/Cor Vos © 2016
Pez Videos
<iframe id="ytplayer" type="text/html" width="280" height="150" src="" frameborder="0"></iframe>
Readers' Rigs
London - England - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Bradley Wiggins (GBR) pictured during Time Trial TT - contre le montre zeittfahren - tijdrit - tijdrijden elite men Olympic Games 2012 - foto Cor Vos ©2012 *** local caption *** 00907064
Giro dell'Emilia 2016
Geraardsbergen - Belgium - wielrennen - cycling - radsport - cyclisme - Niki Terpstra (Netherlands / Team Etixx - Quick Step) pictured during  Eneco Tour stage -7 - UCI World Tour) from Bornem to Geraardsbergen - photo Tim van Wichelen/Cor Vos © 2016
Valverde, Quintana together for weekend’s races
valverde_quintana Movistar Team’s two leaders both to ride Vuelta a Murcia (Saturday) & Clásica de Almería (Sunday), their first joint appearance of the 2014 season.

Reinforced by their impressive last week, with three stages and the overall victory in the Vuelta a Andalucía for Alejandro Valverde, the Movistar Team riders will be getting back together in southern Spain this weekend for the 34th Vuelta a Murcia (Saturday, March 1) and the 29th Clásica de Almería (Sunday 2).

The Murcian race -190km from Beniel to the hilltop finish in the Castillo de Lorca, featuring the categorized climbs of Cabezo de la Plata, the Alto de Espuña and the Collado Bermejo- will mark the first time together in 2014 for the telephone squad’s two main references: Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde -3rd in 2013-. The ten-man roster will be completed by brothers Jesús and José Herrada, Pablo Lastras, Javi Moreno, Rubén Plaza, Dayer Quintana, Enrique Sanz and local José Joaquín Rojas.

At the Andalusian event -with four small ascents on the 178km route between Almeria and Roquetas de Mar-, Valverde and Quintana will be showing up again, as well as José Herrada, Moreno, Lastras and Rojas. The six will be joined by two interesting sprinting forces: Fran Ventoso and Juanjo Lobato. Chente García Acosta will be the Sports Director for both races.



Pez Comments

Related Stories