Browsing Archive: June, 2015

Alex Dowsett wins National TT Title

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, June 26, 2015,


Movistar Team claimed on Thursday its second victory in as many chances so far to take national jerseys in Europe this week. The Eusebio Unzué-managed squad saw Alex Dowsett snatching the Blues' 25th victory of 2015 with a convincing performance in Cadwell Park, venue of the 44km elite individual time trial course in Lincolnshire.

Without any references on the course and with misfortune as a wasp stung him inside his thigh into the first lap, Dowsett's pace was still impressive, the Essex-bas...
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Valverde moves into 3rd overall on Stage 6 of Dauphine with Movistar leading Team overall place

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, June 12, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

What looked as the least difficult of the three mountain stages remaining in the Critérium du Dauphiné -183km with only a Cat-1 ascent, the Col du Rousset, far from the finish in Villard-de-Lans- eventually offered real fireworks thanks to foul weather and the riders' attitude, which the Movistar Team played a huge role in making enjoyable. Alejandro Valverde finished in 3rd place and bounced back after suffering yesterday into the final climb of Pra Loup; the Spaniard gave everything he'd ...


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Movistar's Intxausti takes 4th place and 2nd overall on Stage 5 of Dauphine

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, June 11, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 


First big mountain stage on Thursday led the riders through five ascents (161km) towards the ski station of Pra Loup (Cat-2), via the Col d'Allos (Cat-1).

The Basque rider took a fine fourth spot after being the only man willing to respond a late attack by Chris Froome (SKY), always in pursuit of Romain Bardet (ALM) after the Frenchman opened a big gap with a move into the technical, narrow descent of the penulaimte ascent. Bardet reached the finish with almost 40" over his nearest rivals.

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Valverde leads Movistar Team for Dauphine Classic

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, June 4, 2015, In : MOVISTAR Team 

After claiming his third success in both Flèche Wallonne and Liège-Bastogne-Liege during the spring classics and take some rest to later focuse on training prior to the summer in Sierra Nevada, Alejandro Valverde will be back leading the Movistar Team at the 67th Critérium du Dauphiné (Sunday 7th - Sunday 14th). Briton Alex Dowsett, Frenchman John Gadret, Australian Rory Sutherland and Spaniards José Herrada, Jonathan Castroviejo, Gorka Izagirre and Beñat Intxausti -the latter as only o...


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