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News · 28 July, 2020

Diego Pablo Sevilla in the great breakaway of the first day in Burgos

42nd Vuelta Ciclista a Burgos Stage 1: Burgos/Cathedral-Burgos/Cerro del Castillo (157 km) Four months after the last competition, the Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team concreted this Tuesday its return to the roads with a very expected Tour of Burgos in whose first stage the Madrid Diego Pablo Sevilla was one of its great protagonists. The rider of…

News · 22 July, 2020

The best cycling returns to its high level in a Vuelta a Burgos

42nd Vuelta a Burgos From 28 July to 1 August With its adaptations, with its precautions, but it returns; the great cycling returns and it does it in Burgos. The health emergency due to the coronavirus called into question its celebration. The progressive adaptation to the new normality and the dates originally foreseen for its…

News · 10 July, 2020

U23 stage in Sestriere for Alessandro Fancellu and Antonio Puppio

The Kometa-Xstra Cycling Team riders Alessandro Fancellu and Antonio Puppio are in the winter resort of Sestriere in the context of a concentration in altitude promoted by the Italian Cycling Federation that started last Wednesday 1st July and will last until Tuesday 14th of this month. Davide Cassani, coordinator of the Italian teams, and Marino…

News · 2 July, 2020

The calendar 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,…

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