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Movistar's Madrazo wins Tour of Britain Sprints and KOM competition

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 23, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Madrazo takes Tour of Britain Sprints competition after rival Williams (IGS) gets relegated, confirms KOM jersey. Sanz 9th at final 'volata'

There were very few times where just 88 kilometers made for such an interesting day for Movistar Team. The Blues went twice onto the final podium of the 2013 Tour of Britain in London after lots of moves from the riders directed by José Luis Jaimerena. Confirmed winner of the KOM classification, Ángel Madrazo had five points of advantage into the Whiteh...


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Tour of Britain Stage 6 -Madrazo all but confirmed winner of KOM Jersey - Quintana 6th.

Posted by Galius Sun on Friday, September 20, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Fourth breakaway for Madrazo -all but confirmed winner of the KOM jersey, also leading the Sprints- as a battling Nairo Quintana takes 6th in the Tour of Britain's only hilltop finish

It wasn't the time yet for the Movistar Team to increase their already significant plunder in the 2013 Tour of Britain with a stage victory, having gone through the most favourable day for the Blues in this 10th edition: the only hilltop finish in Haytor, Dartmoor (Cat-1), after 137 explosibe kilometers in the De...


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Madrazo increases his KOM lead and Nairo sharpens his knife on Stage 5 Tour of Britain

Posted by Galius Sun on Thursday, September 19, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Colombian rider leads Movistar Team with two attacks into final climbs of Caerphilly Mountain, shows his great condition before Friday's hilltop finish in Haytor. Madrazo increases KOM lead

With just four riders available after this morning's abandonment by José José Joaquín Rojas, feeling sick before the start and also during the race -thus advised to stop riding-, the Movistar Team riders present at the Tour of Britain still fought at the fore during a demanding stage five, with 177km fro...


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Madrazo extends his KOM lead after Stage 4 Tour of Britain

Posted by Galius Sun on Wednesday, September 18, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 



Angel Madrazo extends his lead in KOM classification at Tour of Britain, comes up just 2k short to contest the win in Llanberis. Cavendish (OPQ) takes sprint as Rojas claims 5th

Free from the rain that affected the race during its first three days, the Movistar Team riders taking part in the Tour of Britain rolled into Wales with a very lumpy stage four: 188km from Stoke-on-Trent to Llanberis with three categorized climbs in the last third of the parcours. Looking for the points in the KOM cla...


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Movistar's Madrazo new KOM leader on Stage 2 Tour of Britain

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 16, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


The Movistar squad becomes biggest attacking force in a demanding stage two to Kendal, with attacks from Madrazo -new KOM leader-, Sanz and a consistent Nairo Quintana. Visconti crashes out with no major consequences

In only their second day of competition in the Isles, the Movistar Team made clear its competitive, battling atittude coming into the 10th Tour of Britain. The 169-kilometer stage two from Carlisle to Kendal in Cumbria saw loads of attacks from the squad directed by José Luis Jai...


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Movistar's wet and windy debut to Tour of Britain

Posted by Galius Sun on Monday, September 16, 2013, In : MOVISTAR Team 


Strong winds and Scotland's famous weather turns Movistar Team's first outing in UK into a six-hour pilgrimage to the finish, animated by a late attack from Dowsett. Viviani (CAN) wins stage, takes the lead

Temperatures around 10ºC and a rude frontal wind punished the riders starting the 10th edition of the Tour of Britain, the eight-day event covering the main of the British Isles until Sunday 22nd. The longest stage, over 209km from Peebles to the Drumlanrig castle in southeast Scotland, sa...


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