Browsing Archive: January, 2015

Movistar win the overall Team classification for Tour Down Under

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, January 25, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Young local Rohan Dennis (BMC) claimed overall honours on Sunday in South Australia as the 17th edition of the Tour Down Under brought back its sweeter taste to the Movistar Team after injuries, crashes and illness stroking hard its roster in 2014. The lads directed by José Luis Arrieta started off magnificently -ranked 3rd, behind SKY and an unstoppable BMC, with two podium finishers- their defense of the two consecutive WorldTour titles by showing compenetration and good atmosphere, two fa...


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Movistar's Adrinao Malori wins Tour de San Luis stage 5 TT

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, January 24, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Adriano Malori (Movistar Team) repeated, with similar success to what happened twelve months ago, his victorious season debut against the clock at the 2015 Tour de San Luis ITT, 17.4km in and around the province's capital and up to the Terrazas del Portezuelo. While the Italian beat American Taylor Phinney (BMC) by only three seconds in 2014, just 4" were the gap between the Blues' national TT champion and runner-up Michal Kwiatkowski (EQS). Malori was 17" better after the opening 9km, into s...


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How Surviving Skin Cancer Changed My Life

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, January 23, 2015, In : General News 
We received the following story from Matt Saunders who survived skin cancer back in 2011 and took up cycling in late summer 2012. Well worth reading for all athletes about the dangers of skin cancer.
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How Surviving Skin Cancer Changed My Life!
 
I was just a normal twenty something guy, loving my summer holidays and like most youngsters today wanting to get a tan and have that all over brown look!
 
Holidays were a must ...
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Movistar's Lobato wins stage 2 of the Tour Down Under

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

The strength of Juanjo Lobato was once again highlighted on Wednesday during stage two of the Tour Down Under, a 150km ride between Unley and a circuit with three climbs of the slope of Stirling, where Movistar Team has unlocked its 2015 victory account after a display of power in the final meters.

Lobato, protected at all times and until the decisive stretch by Sanz, Lastras, Capecchi and Herrada, came in good position with two of his team-mates, Gorka Izagirre and Ruben Fernandez, to a final...


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Nairo Quintana using Galius Sun Cream for Tour de Luis

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, In : Sun Creams 

Movistar's Nairo Quintana, applying plenty of Galius Sun Cream SPF50 before starting stage one of the Tour de San Luis in Argentina to protect himself from the sun's harmful rays.

With the persisting rain left behind in the early morning, the Movistar Team riders at the 2015 Tour de San Luis only had to face crashes as race difficulty during stage one in Argentina, a flat, almost descending course over 187km from the province’s capital to Villa Mercedes. Always well grouped under command of...


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Alex Dowsett breaks collarbone while training

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

Alex Dowsett and Movistar Team's hopes to take on a successful UCI Hour record attempt were seriously damaged yesterday as the Essex-based rider suffered a crash during a training ride on home roads. Pain in his right-hand shoulder forced Dowsett to be moved to a hospital nearby, where radiological examinations confirmed a fracture in his collarbone.

The severity of Dowsett's fracture will require surgery, which the Briton will likely undergo on Thursday. A media day scheduled for Tuesday 20 a...


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Movistar's Quintana starts 2015 in San Luis

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, January 12, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

A few hours after seven of their team-mates start the Movistar Team’s 2015 season in Adelaide’s People’s Choice Classic, an expedition led by José Luis Jaimerena will roll off the start of the 9th Tour de San Luis (Monday 19 - Sunday 25), the highest-ranked race in the Latin American circuit. The route includes three mountain-top finishes -Potrero (stage 2), El Amago (st. 4) and Filo Sierras Comechingones, extension of the also-traditional Mirador del Sol set to decide the race on day ...


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Movistar launch new Website with Team launch on 9 January

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, January 6, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 
Movistar launch their new 2015 website with the Team launch scheduled for 9th January in Madrid.


After profound changes gone through in 2014, with new, main partners (Canyon and Endura) forcing the group to adapt fast while keeping their victorious streak alive, 2015 will be a year of stability into Eusebio Unzué's ranks, to keep building on that success and improve it. Only four riders have joined a Movistar Team roster that will keep Alejandro Valverde and Nairo Quintana as its main referen...


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