Carlos Betancur

Betancur set to end yet another extended absence from racing

One of the most enigmatic, and inconsistent, riders in the modern peloton is set to return to racing once again. Movistar’s Carlos Betancur has awoken from his latest hibernation and looks set to compete in the end of season events in Italy. According to ciclismointernacional.com, Betancur will don a racing number again in the upcoming …

6

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Lizzie Armitstead extends contract with Boels-Dolmans for two years; Class over kilos: The promising return of Carlos Betancur; Hidden motors: UCI defends current testing protocol; WADA suspends the accreditation of the Bloemfontein Laboratory; Vuelta announces wildcard teams; The team tipping point theory; Dave Brailsford: ‘Leicester City triumph is just a …

8

Class over kilos: The promising return of Carlos Betancur

Carlos Betancur has been the butt of many jokes in recent years. After an impressive start to his pro career, the enigmatic Colombian has struggled with his weight and last year lost his contract with Ag2r-La Mondiale after proving unreliable on and off the bike. But in 2016, the Colombian seems to be back on …

30

Quintana confirmed for Tour de San Luis, but without pressure

He won the race two years ago but this time around, the Movistar team is determined not to put pressure on Nairo Quintana to deliver in the Tour de San Luis. The Colombian rider will be part of the squad competing in the early season event, which will be held in Argentina from January 18 …

1

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Rohan Dennis crowned Australian cyclist of the year; Calvin Watson signs for An Post Chain Reaction; Michael Rogers to retire after 2016 season; Henderson – I’m still one of the best in the world at my job; Betancur – Now we’ll see who was right …

11

Carlos Betancur signs two year deal with Movistar Team, Pellizotti extends with Androni-Sidermec

After an inconsistent period racing for Ag2r La Mondiale, three years where he took several standout results but also spent long periods out of shape, Carlos Betancur is hoping to turn things around with the Movistar setup. The 26 year old Colombian has inked a two year contract with the team. It hopes that he …

1

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chaves takes stage win and red leader’s jersey for Orica-GreenEdge on stage two of the Vuelta a España; Andre Greipel wins Vatenfalls Cyclassics; Rohan Dennis secures overall victory in the USA Pro Challenge; Jolien d’Hoore sprints to Vårgårda victory to pull on World Cup leader’s …

27

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Valverde wins stage six of Vuelta a España ahead of Froome and Contador, takes back the lead; Dylan Teuns wins stage 5 of the Tour de l’Avenir, Miguel Lopez retains overall lead; Contador showing good form with third place on Vuelta’s first mountain stage; Despite …

8

Despite poor form and previous tensions with team, Betancur to remain with Ag2r La Mondiale

Although Carlos Betancur has struggled with poor form and his weight at various parts of the season, and went AWOL prior to the Tour de France and ultimately did not do the race, the Ag2r La Mondiale team has said that the rider will remain with the team in 2015. According to team manager Vincent …

1

Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Theo Bos wins stage 3 of the Tour of Poland; Michael Schar holds on for thrilling solo victory on stage 2 of the Tour of Utah; Kreuziger to fight UCI in Court of Arbitration for Sport, demands to be allowed ride Vuelta a España; Bauke …

7

Pin It on Pinterest