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News · 25 January, 2020

Sergio García: “The usual thing, the custom, is to see cyclists who make the jump to pro with a certain amount of success”

One of the seven new faces of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team 2020 goes especially unnoticed. It is Sergio García’s. The Andalusian is a shy, quiet, discreet kid. But at the same time his enthusiasm is contagious. García enjoys every second of concentration, bike rides, talks, and quiet time with his colleagues. García is from Cadiz…

News · 20 January, 2020

Puppio: “In 2019 I have been able to accumulate a lot of experience which will be an added value this year”

The 2020 campaign will be the second in the professional peloton for Antonio Puppio. The lanky Italian cyclist (Samarate, 28 April 1999) is a quiet, good-natured kid who has earned the affection and respect of all his colleagues in just one year because of his great human qualities and his work in the races. He…

News · 17 January, 2020

Juan Camacho leaves professional cycling as a result of problems with his right knee

Juan Camacho del Fresno, the cyclist from La Mancha, has confirmed his retirement from professional cycling a few weeks before the official start of the 2020 season. The Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team rider has taken this decision as a consequence of recurrent physical problems in his right knee that prevent him from exercising normally. Camacho, who…

News · 3 January, 2020

On January 27, presentation of the Kometa-Xstra at Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort

In the incomparable setting of Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort, where the 2019 launch has already taken place, the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team will present its teams for the 2020 season. The date, Monday 27th January, three days before the competitive debut of a continental team that will start its campaign in the Challenge of…

News · 2 January, 2020

Gobik presents the new skin of the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team for the 2020 season

The Murcian company Gobik presents the new equipment with which the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team will compete throughout this year. The design features black and white as the main colours, though they are exchanged in some areas with respect to 2019 clothes. Kometa and their Honest Food campaign, and Xstra Digital Storage, the technology company, have…

News · 29 December, 2019

Alejandro Ropero, a ‘veteran’ rookie for the continental team

The experience, they say, is a degree and for this reason it could be defended that Alejandro Ropero is not a neoprofessional to use. The Granadino performs well during the training sessions of the first pre-season concentration of Kometa-Xstra at Oliva Nova Beach & Golf Resort. “It always helps to have familiar faces in the…

News · 26 December, 2019

Five moments from the 2019 season of the Kometa Cycling Team

A cycling season is a lot of fun. Trips, races, rallies, get-togethers, experiences… The second experience campaign of the continental project of the Alberto Contador Foundation has not been an exception to such an intense day-to-day, something intrinsic to this sport. Many good moments, some bad, but above all a lot of dedication and a…

News · 26 December, 2019

“Both Márton and Erik will be two riders with weight and importance in this year’s team”

For the Hungarians Márton Dina and Erik Fetter the one in Oliva Nova was the first pre-season training camp with the Kometa Cycling Team. Fetter is riding with a view to 2020 from his country’s Pannon Cycling Team. Dina, however, has more experience. He landed in the squad before the Tour of Hungary in June…

News · 26 December, 2019

Kometa-Xstra staff check their health at Premium Madrid, sponsor of the Alberto Contador Foundation in 2020

The Kometa-Xstra 2020 riders, with the exception of Juan Camacho from La Mancha, went to the Premium Madrid facilities in the town of Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, on Thursday morning to take part in the formal pre-season medical tests. As well as undergoing an ultrasound scan of their heart, the riders also underwent an incremental…

News · 17 December, 2019

Mathias Larsen, a rainbow on track: “I’m still training in the velodrome, but I’m focused on the route”

Neither in size nor in population, Denmark is not a country that stands out for being a specially populated or extensive territory. Its geography is also peculiar, given the more than 400 islands that make up its territory. But when it comes to cycling, this Scandinavian nation of just under six million people is a…

News · 15 December, 2019

Dario Andriotto: “Collectively I see the team very cohesive, more united; we are stronger”

He has just finished his daily running session, a ritual he maintains during the season and he gets up much earlier. “You have to take care of yourself and it’s not that we have too much time on our bikes,” he jokes. Dario Andriotto is the second director of Kometa-Xstra. The Italian, professional cyclist between…

News · 12 December, 2019

Uvet Group strengthens its support for the Alberto Contador Foundation, teams will promote their Luke Air airline

The Italian tourism Uvet Group is extending and intensifying its presence in the teams of the Alberto Contador Foundation for the next season. After disembarking as a sponsor in 2019, the multinational chaired by Luca Patanè will increase its economic support. At the same time, Luke Air will be present in the new Kometa-Xstra equipment….

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