Browsing Archive: July, 2013

Team Raleigh secure historic Premier Calendar 1-2

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, July 29, 2013,

Evan Oliphant secured overall victory in the prestigious Premier Calendar series in Yorkshire on Sunday (28th July), with team mate Tom Stewart finishing 2nd overall to complete a superb Raleigh 1-2.

12th place at the Ryedale Grand Prix was enough to put the series beyond Evan’s closest rivals, with Tom finishing just behind him in 13th place.

Having had his time on the podium, Evan tweeted: “Thanks for all the congrats was great to wrap up the premier cal series and thanks to team R...


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Galius Sun supported athlete, Lucy Gossage wins Vachery Triathlon

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, In : Athletes 

The Vachery Estate in Cranleigh, Surrey, provided the stunning backdrop to what was a great day of racing at theVachery Triathlon Festival 2013. Over 800 competitors took on the challenge of either the Middle, Standard or Sprint distance races on offer on what was one of the hottest race weekends of the year.

With the lake temperature measured at just over 23 degrees, and the sun due to break through the cloud during the early part of the morning, racers were treated to conditions more akin to...


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Movistar Team make history

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, July 22, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Nairo Quintana takes the Blue jersey of Movistar onto the Tour de France podium for the first time ever, crowning an excellent race from the Blues, the best squad in the world on stage races: 16 stage wins in eight consecutive Grand Tours

In the most beautiful venue, in the night of Paris, the symbol of the centenary edition of the world's biggest cycle race, Movistar Team completed a historic performance in the 2013 Tour de France. The telephone squad paid three visits to the final podium in ...


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Magnificent Nairo Quintana wins TDF Stage 20 and climbs to 2nd overall.

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, July 20, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Nairo Quintana re-writes Latin American cycling's history atop of Semnoz, claiming 2nd place overall in Tour as well as KOM and Young Riders' jerseys following very hard work by Movistar Team from start to finish. Outstanding Valverde (4th) ends in eighth spot

(Brief) The 2013 Tour de France saved a golden climax for Movistar Team, which completed a tremendous Grande Boucle with Nairo Quintana's victory in the final mountain stage. The Colombian closed his debut in the French grandtour in styl...


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Rui Costa notices up his second stage win in Le Grand-Bornand

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, July 19, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Movistar's Rui Costa wins Queen stage of the 2013 Tour de France in Le Grand-Bornand, notches up second Movistar Team success in this year's Grande Boucle and 16th in three years of Grand Tours. Nairo Quintana stays in 3rd overall; Valverde now into top ten

The third week of the 2013 Tour de France keeps smiling to the Movistar Team, victorious again on Friday with the same man who brought them their first stage win last Tuesday in Gap. Rui Costa claimed another convincing success in the tough...


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Nairo Quintana climbs to podium place on Alpe-d'Huez

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, July 18, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Quintana profits from fantastic Movistar teamwork en route to Alpe-d'Huez, leaves GC leader Froome (SKY) behind to climb up to 3rd overall

(Brief) Six days after the unfortunate mechanical incident that kicked Alejandro Valverde out of the 2nd position of the race, Movistar Team has got back into the 2013 Tour de France podium atop one of the most legendary summits in cycling. Nairo Quintana is now in 3rd place overall after making the strongest performance of all race favourites on stage 18, ...


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Rui Costa solos to victory in Gap

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Rui Costa (Movistar) attacked his way to the stage 16 victory at the Tour de France in Gap on Tuesday. The Portuguese Tour de Suisse champion attacked on the final climb, the Cat. 2 Col de Manse, to distance the day’s long breakaway and solo to his second career stage win at the Tour.

Christophe Riblon (Ag2r La Mondiale) won a four-up sprint for second, 42 seconds behind Costa. Arnold Jeannesson (FDJ.fr) was third in the 168-kilometer leg from Vaison la Romaine to Gap.

“This means a lot,”...


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Nairo Quintana's epic 2nd place on Mont Ventoux gives him the White Jersey

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, July 15, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Unbeatable race leader Chris Froome (SKY) overcomes brilliant Quintana on Mont Ventoux; Colombian back in white, now in 6th overall just 1.22 off Tour overall podium

1,400 meters separated Nairo Quintana from writing his name in the legend of the Tour de France in one of the iconic stages of the 2013 edition, the longest in this year's race over 242 kilometers between Givors and the summit of the Mont Ventoux (HC), covered at a hellish pace from start to finish. The attempts to enter the early...


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Valverde reinforces his 2nd overall TDF place after ITT

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Valderde stays in 2nd overall in the Tour after an impressive TT, only losing two minutes to Froome (SKY) and keeping the main favourites behind. Movistar's Quintana, Costa now in 8th and 9th GC

The Movistar Team leader passed another important test in the 2013 Tour de France on Wednesday, with arguably the most complicated stage for their characteristics in the race's only flat ITT: 33km from Avranches to Mont-Saint-Michel whipper by strong winds, favourable for most of the parcours, which to...


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Galius Sport and the Movistar Team Video

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, In : GALIUS Massage Products 
If you want to know more about GALIUS SPORT massage embrocations and the MOVISTAR Team and masseurs, including Alex Dowsett, on how they us our products during their race season take a look at the video here.

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Movistar show their strength on Stage 9

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, July 8, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Splendid teamwork from start to finish by the Movistar riders -which keeps them top of the teams' classification and keeps Quintana's white jersey, putting three riders within the top ten overall places- with Valverde into 2nd place GC and takes Richie Porte (SKY) 15 minutes down

Movistar Team leaves behind today the first half of the Tour de France, reinforced as the strongest squad in the race thanks to splendid performances in the Pyrenees, which witnessed its final chapter today over five ...


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Hot weather predicted for July as Summer finally arrives in Britain.

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, July 2, 2013, In : General News 
High pressure expected to mean fine weather across UK, with below-average rainfall and above-average temperatures.

 Summer could finally be around the corner, with weather forecasters predicting the UK could enjoy warm weather for the rest of July.

Forecasters have said a buildup of high pressure will lead to fine weather across the UK, resulting in below-average rainfall and above-average temperatures.

With parts of Britain experiencing the hottest day of the year so far on Sunday, memories of ...


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