News · 2 July, 2020

The calendar of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team of the ‘new normality’: five stages races and two classics

Five stage races and two one-day races will make up the ‘new’ Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team calendar with the restart and recovery of the cycling calendar. A very international planning, with a lot of competition against structures of more category and level, that in addition will entail challenges as far as the infrastructure of the team…

News · 25 June, 2020

Erik Fetter: “I’m here now and I realize that all cyclists are human”

Adapting to a new category always presents its challenges and requires its time, but under normal circumstances the month of May would have brought for Erik Fetter an important touchstone in the Tour de Hongrie. The Budapest-born rider, who was only 18 at the time, finished 17th and was the third Hungarian rider to qualify…

News · 19 June, 2020

“The Vuelta a Burgos has become a symbol for cycling”

A few minutes after the International Cycling Union (UCI) confirmed the final calendar for this atypical 2020 season, a concentrated calendar between July and November, the sports management of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team was already working on the calendar that will have the continental structure of the Alberto Contador Foundation. Although the details will be…

News · 15 June, 2020

“The whole route will be conditioned to what happens at the Kékestetö”

The Tour of Hungary confirmed that its 2020 edition, initially planned after the Grande Partenza of Giro de Italia from Budapest, will be held definitively between 29 August and 2 September. The Magyar race was one of the first events that announced its postponement due to the stop caused by the coronavirus pandemic, at which…

News · 11 June, 2020

Mathias Larsen: “That feeling of achieving something together, as one, is wonderful”

Dane Mathias Larsen was one of seven new faces in the third project of the Alberto Contador Foundation in the continental category. The Scandinavian cyclist, Madison world champion in the junior category, teamed up with his compatriot Julius Johansen, made his debut with his new colours in a pair of trophies in the Challenge of…

News · 28 May, 2020

Victor Aguado and Diego Pablo Sevilla, two teammates who are two old friends

Víctor Aguado from Madrid is one of the mechanics of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team. Diego Pablo Sevilla, also from Madrid, is the oldest member of the team sponsored by the Alberto Contador Foundation. Both were the protagonists of a meeting that took place during the afternoon of Thursday 28 May, a talk in which they…

News · 27 May, 2020

Twelve cycling moments that fascinated the members of the Kometa-Xstra

The competitive halt experienced by cycling in the context of the coronavirus pandemic and the various measures taken by the authorities to curb its spread have, in parallel, fuelled a revisionism towards many of the great recent moments in cycling in the print media and especially on television. Repositioning of stages, one-day races, three-week stages,…

News · 20 May, 2020

“The mind learns to extract a motivation from where it is not easy to get it”

The 2020 season, his second season in the professional field, has not started in the best way for José Antonio García. The Fuente Vaqueros boy, simply Joselillo to all the members of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team, is one of those fundamental riders in any team because of the good atmosphere that they generate with their…

News · 12 May, 2020

Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team participates in the five stages of the Tour de Hongrie Virtual

The month of May 2020 should have become a pivotal moment in the history of contemporary cycling in Hungary. The Grande Partenza from Budapest, scheduled for Saturday 9th with an individual time trial prologue, and another two days on Magyar soil totalled more than 400 kilometres of international projection that would have a golden brooch,…

News · 10 May, 2020

Márton Dina is the protagonist of the third chapter of ‘Confinamiento’

Hungarian cyclist Márton Dina is the protagonist of the third and final chapter of ‘Confinamiento. Un día en la vida de…’. The Budapest rider, second overall in the Tour of Hungary 2019, tells how his day-to-day life is going in this period without racing and explains his impressions of being part of this project. Carlos…

News · 8 May, 2020

The Kometa-Xstra is the protagonist of a pleasant hour of indoor cycling

The Kometa-Xstra Challenge by Gobik celebrated this Friday 8th May its third and last appointment with the competition of the twelve riders of the continental team in the Social Ride that was finally developed, over a little more than 30 kilometres, in one of the routes of the Watopia universe of the Zwift platform. …

News · 3 May, 2020

A virtual Sunday in the Valtellina with the arrival at Lago di Cancano

The road that ascends to the Laghi di Cancano is a delight for cycling. And it is because of the monumentality of its landscapes, the demands of its slopes without falling into the impossible and the scenery of its chain of horseshoes, its stretch of tunnels dug into the rock in times of war, its…

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