Browsing Archive: May, 2014

Movistar's Alex Dowsett sets new British 10 mile TT record

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, May 31, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Movistar's alex Dowsett sets a new British 10-mile time trial competition record on Saturday at the ECCA 10 in Cambridgeshire, clocking 17 minutes and 20 seconds.

British time trial champion Dowsett averaged 34.6153mph on the E2/10 out-and-back courseon the A11 south-east of Cambridge to beat Michael Hutchinson’s previous mark of 17-45 set in 2012.

Article taken from Cycling Weekly News

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Nairo Quintana keeps pink jersey on Stage 20 with one day to go.

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, May 31, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana controls main rivals at Monte Zoncolan after splendid Movistar teamwork, keeps pink jersey with just one day left till Giro's 'grande finale' in Trieste.

(Brief) The final mountainous hurdle for Nairo Quintana and the Movistar Team in the 2014 Giro d'Italia is now behind with the best possible result. The slopes of the Monte Zoncolan, the steepest climb on pro cycling in mainland Europe, saw the leader of the telephone squad reaching its top again ahead of all the main favourite...


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Quintana claims victory on Stage 19 ITT

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, May 30, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Movistar Team leader waves doubts away, claims victory in Monte Grappa uphill TT after exciting fight against Aru (AST). Urán (OPQ) now 3' behind Nairo in GC.

(Brief) Nairo Quintana (Movistar Team) reasserted on top of the Monte Grappa, finish of the 2014 Giro d'Italia's uphill TT, his dominating condition in the Corsa Rosa by adding a second stage win to the historic triumph earned atop Val Martello. The Colombian rider from the telephone squad, who chose to use time trial bike and helmet in...


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Movistar Team keep Quintana in Pink on Stage 18

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, May 29, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Superb Movistar Team covers Nairo Quintana's back until final kilometer of Rifugio Panarotta climb. Colombian rider in maglia rosa with three stages left.

(Brief) The Movistar Team led one of the biggest group demonstrations in this year's Giro d'Italia during Thursday's stage 18 in the Corsa Rosa. For almost the whole 171km from Belluno to the top of the Cat-1 Rifugio Panarotta climb -the route also including another big ascent in the Passo San Pellegrino (Cat-1), plus the Redebus (Cat-2)-, t...


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Another day in Pink for Nairo Quintana

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana and Movistar Team get over Giro stage 17 with no incidents, keeping the maglia rosa before three decisive mountain stages from Thursday.

208 kilometers with no single trouble were the best way for Nairo Quintana and the Movistar Team to take over the 'de iure' leadership in the Giro d'Italia, in the last flat day before three demanding mountain stages the Corsa Rosa's peloton will tackle before the 'Grande Arrivo' in Trieste on Sunday.

After almost two hours of racing full of att...


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Quintana wins Stage 16 and takes the Pink Jersey

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, May 27, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Superb Movistar teamwork all day supporting mighty Quintana to seize Giro d'Italia leader's jersey in chaotic Val Martello stage, one of the hardest in recent years.

(Brief) In one of the most hellish days in the recent history of the Giro d'Italia, with rain and snow over almost the entire 139km stage sixteen from Ponte di Legno to Val Martello (Cat-1) -including two other legends of the Corsa Rosa, the Passo Gavia (Cat-1) and the Passo dello Stelvio (Cima Coppi)-, Nairo Quintana and the Movi...


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Quintana takes 3rd spot on Stage 15 and up to 5th overall

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, May 25, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Movistar Team leader -3rd behind Aru (AST) & Duarte (COL) atop Plan di Montecampione- keeps his cool and puts 24" more on Urán to climb into 5th in Giro's overall, 50" adrift of overall podium.

Still not at his best condition, splurging on lots of patience and regularity, Nairo Quintana keeps making up ground in the 2014 Giro d'Italia against his main rivals after terrain lost in the last two weeks of racing. The Colombian rider from the Movistar Team finished 3rd on top of Plan di Montecampi...


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Movistar's Quintana reduces gap to Uran by 25 seconds on Giro Stage 14

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, May 24, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 
Movistar leader responds to great teamwork in Oropa, overcomes health problems as top GC contender on the stage, reducing his gap to countryman Urán (OPQ) by 25 seconds.

REACTION | Nairo Quintana: "To be honest, I end the day much happier than in the last few days; feelings are getting better at last. I had better legs today and that's a good sign for what's to come. Ever since I crashed I had bad days, especially suffering with that flu that gave me problems for many days. Fortunately, every...


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New Galius Sport Spanish website goes live

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, In : General News 
Our Galius Sport Spanish website has just been redesigned with new image and video plus marketing tag line '' Challenge Your Best ''



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3 Top Sun Creams Fail SPF Claims

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, May 16, 2014, In : Sun Creams 

Interesting read ---- Three leading sun cream brands have failed protection tests conducted by the consumer watchdog, Which?

Products manufactured by Piz Buin, Malibu and Hawaiian Tropic, which claimed a sun projection factor of 30, were all found to have an SPF of just 25.

Which? has now branded the creams "Don't buys".

Which? said the results were identified in two separate British Standards tests looking into 15 products with SPF 30 -  a bestseller in the UK.

Piz Buin Ultra Light Dry Touch Sun...


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Movistar name Giro team

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, May 5, 2014, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Nairo Quintana to lead Blues for the first time in a Grand Tour during the 97th edition of the 'Corsa Rosa', starting on Friday.

Nairo Quintana, Jonathan Castroviejo, Andrey Amador, José Herrada, Adriano Malori, Eros Capecchi, Gorka Izagirre, Igor Antón and Fran Ventoso are the nine riders the Movistar Team will take to the 97th edition of the Giro d'Italia (Friday 9 - Sunday, June 1). The first Grand Tour of the year, which will start in Belfast and spend three days of racing in the island ...


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