As always, I follow the Colombians in Grand Tours with sheer fascination, the 2017 Vuelta has the added interest away from the established Colombian stars taking part such listed below, along with a Colombian team with a historical sponsor from the 80's era when Colombians previously appeared in the euro peloton, Postobon, which is basically … Continue reading Colombians & Manzana Postobon team at la Vuelta
I've been enthralled by the Colombians since they started returning to the peloton in greater numbers recently, this Giro has really set the tone for what I hope is an ongoing resurgence of what cycling fans during the nineties & noughties completely missed. Nairo Quintana, 'The boy with the pink shiny shoes' is the real … Continue reading Little Pinky
Cycling's hierarchy is rapidly changing, the names of the winners are changing, powerful teams are now also-ran's, what's changed in pro cycling, and why? I brushed on the topic of the Colombians returning to cycling in blog in January HERE, it seems to be coming true. Pais Vasco Nairo Quintana, the diminutive Colombian climbing specialist … Continue reading Pure Colombian?