Browsing Archive: April, 2017

Alex Dowsett close 2nd in Tour de Romandie (prologue)

Posted by Galius Sun on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, In : MOVISTAR Team 


British TT champion just 2" short to beating early best time by Felline (TFS), incredibly near to wearing yellow jersey Movistar Team held in Romandie over the whole 2016 race.

After winning over exactly the same distance (6.8km) on a more linear course in the Circuit de la Sarthe earlier this month, Alex Dowsett (Movistar Team) came within a very small margin to claiming his first WorldTour success this season at Tuesday's Tour de Romandie prologue, held under the rain in Aigle.
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Valerde claims 4th victory in '' La Doyenne '' in the Ardennes

Posted by Galius Sun on Sunday, April 23, 2017, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Spanish superstar claims fourth victory in 'La Doyenne', his ninth in the Ardennes; increases amazing season tally to 11 to crown excellent work from Movistar Team, of honour the late Michele Scaroni.

The first part of Alejandro Valverde's outstanding 2017 season has come to an end in the best possible way, as he claimed his eleventh win of the year -108th of his 15-season professional- career at the 103rd edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège, a perfect, early present for his 37th birthday next T...
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Unstoppable Alejandro Valverde wins La Flèche Wallonne for a fifth time

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Valverde claims splendid fifth career win in Flèche Wallonne to conquer tenth individual success in 2017, 19th for Movistar Team as Blues complete impeccable race.

Alejandro Valverde has no rivals at the Flèche Wallonne. After breaking a tie against Merckx, Kint, Argentin and Rebellin, all with three victories before the Spanish superstar claimed his fourth in 2016, the marvel from Murcia was able to increase that tally on Wednesday and take his fifth (four on a row) in the second event of t...
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Alejandro Valverde seals overall victory in Tour of the Basque Country

Posted by Galius Sun on Saturday, April 8, 2017, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Movistar Team leader finally wins his first 'Itzulia' after brilliant TT in Eibar -2nd only to Primoz Roglic (TLJ)-, overcoming Contador (TFS) in last section after initial advantage for fellow Spaniard.

Alejandro Valverde (Movistar Team) was finally able to cross out the Vuelta al País Vasco from his list of big victories still missing in his palmarès, fifteen long years after debuting in the race as a neo-pro in 2002. The superstar from Murcia got hold at last of the 'txapela' hat awarded ...
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Movistar Team dominates Angers TT yet again

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, April 6, 2017, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Alex Dowsett claims second victory over 6.8km La Sarthe time trial course, leads GC as Blues (15 wins in 2017) take one-two with Castroviejo, Bennati also strong in 4th place.

The Movistar Team’s strength against the clock was evident again on Wednesday as the Blues owned the 6.8km ITT in Angers, France, closing day two of the Circuit Cycliste de la Sarthe, held through Friday. Three of the riders directed by José Luis Laguía made the first four places in the afternoon’s racing, as Brito...
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