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News · 1 April, 2020

Giacomo Garavaglia: “My mother is a nurse, I see her tiredness when she returns from work”

Giacomo Garavaglia has been one of the mainstays of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team at the start of the season. He made his debut in the Challenge of Mallorca with an exciting eleventh place in the first of his trophies. But the circumstances of the race and several falls in later commitments ended up diminishing his…

News · 25 March, 2020

Márton Dina: “Now health comes first and we have to concentrate on that”

Incorporated into the continental project of the Alberto Contador Foundation in June last year, the 2020 season was particularly interesting for the Hungarian Márton Dina. His official debut with the team took place in the Tour of Hungary, where he finished second. In 2020, the Budapest-born cyclist was facing his first full year with the…

News · 20 March, 2020

Daniel Viegas: we don’t know when the next race will be and we must always be ready

The expansion of the coronavirus throughout the world has led to a day-to-day change in numbers and precautions. In Portugal, for example, as of 19 March, more than 640 positive cases have been recorded, two people have died and a state of emergency has been declared. Daniel Viegas, the Lusitanian cyclist from Kometa-Xstra, is experiencing…

News · 17 March, 2020

#YoMeQuedoEnCasa, #RimaniACasa

These are strange days for the day-to-day life of society as we know it. And therefore for the world of sport that is intrinsically part of it. The spread of the coronavirus, which has already reached the status of pandemic by the World Health Organization, has been preventively slowing down many activities of all kinds…

News · 11 March, 2020

Istrian Spring Trophy cancelled as a preventive measure against coronavirus

60th Istrian Spring Trophy From 12 to 15 March The 2020 edition of the Istrian Spring Trophy, which was supposed to take place between Thursday and Sunday, will finally not take place. The organisation has decided not to go ahead with the race as a result of the containment measures to stop the spread of…

News · 11 March, 2020

The rider Sergio García, guest for a day with students from Alcalá del Valle

The CEIP Maestro José Arenas Pulido (known for many years as Colegio Santiago Guillén, hence we respect the old name in the headline) from the town of Alcalá del Valle in Cadiz attended this week the return of one of its former students to give several talks with cycling as the central theme. That former…

News · 10 March, 2020

A stages race with a short prologue and two winding stages to finish off the Croatian tour

60th Istrian Spring Trophy From 12 to 15 March In the mood for competition. This is how the imminent Istrian Spring Trophy will be faced within the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team after the recent participations in the Umag and Poreč trophies, in which the presence of the Alberto Contador Foundation’s continental team in the race has…

News · 8 March, 2020

“Ropero’s final position doesn’t do justice to the good work that the squad are done”

31º Trofej Poreč / Poreč Trophy Poreč – Tar (156 km) The last half kilometer in a slight slope was choked by Alejandro Ropero from Granada, the trump card of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team for this Sunday in the Poreč Trophy, and at the end he signed a twenty-ninth place very unfair with the good…

News · 4 March, 2020

Working in the front and testing echelons for the Kometa-Xstra at the Umag Trophy

8th Umag Trofej / Umag Trophy Stella Maris Resort – Stella Maris Resort (154 km) Victory for the Dutchman Olav Kooij, of the Jumbo-Visma Development Team, in the sprint that resolved an edition of the Umag Trophy this Wednesday, in which the Kometa-Xstra competition was fundamental to the dispute of the massive arrival. Antonio Puppio…

News · 2 March, 2020

Umag and Poreč, the first two engagements of a new tour in Croatia´s floor

8th Trofej Umag / Umag Trophy 31st Trofej Poreč / Poreč Trophy Bathed by the waters of the Adriatic, the idyllic peninsula of Istria is from a geographical perspective the great protagonist of the next two weeks of competitions of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team. Places of beautiful villages with medieval aesthetics and beautiful coastal prints…

News · 24 February, 2020

📸 Four days of demanding competition on the routes of the Tour de Antalya

📸 @tourofantalya (BerkMercanci, Goshots, Brian Black Hodes, Steve Thomas) y Nick Doup.

News · 23 February, 2020

Italian Alessandro Fancellu finishes third overall in the Tour de Antalya

III Tour of Antalya Stage 4: Side-Antalya (136.8 km) The differences were small, but they prevailed. Italian Alessandro Fancellu finally finished third overall in the Tour d’Antalya. Fancellu, 19 years old, passed a final stage in which, on the one hand, the Luxembourger Arthur Kluckers temporarily raised some questions for the general and, on the…

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