Chris Froome Is Eager To Ride Against Contador In This Year’s Ruta del Sol

Chris Froome, the English professional cyclist has expressed his eagerness to ride against Alberto Contador, the Spanish professional cyclist. Both the riders will for the first time face off against each other at 2015 Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista del Sol. The race is scheduled to begin on 18th February at Seville, Spain.

On the first day of the race a split road and a time trial competition will take place. Vuelta a Andalucia is five day race and the competition will get tougher with each stage. The race will end on 21st February with a summit finish.

Chris Froome has said that it is interesting for him to ride against Contador but he also said that he expects many riders who are taking part in this race to be good and hence he said that the race might prove to be a challenging one for him. Movistar team’s Nairo Quintana was supposed to take part in this race but he will be unable to on account of crashing in the Colombian National Championships. Continue reading “Chris Froome Is Eager To Ride Against Contador In This Year’s Ruta del Sol”

Chris Horner To Ride For Airgas-Safeway Team For The 2015 Season

Chris Horner will ride for team Airgas-Safeway for the 2015 season. Horner said that he is very happy to join the team. He said that he had achieved a lot in his career for which he is proud. He said that the next part of his career will be all about giving back to the sport of Cycling and not about winning accolades for himself.

Horner said that he had quite some options at hand but he chose Airgas-Safeway because the team gives young riders chances for becoming successful. Chris Johnson, the principal of the continental team Airgas-Safeway said that Chris Horner joining the team will not only be very beneficial for the team but also the American Cycling Fans will love it. Johnson said that the team’s younger riders getting a chance to ride with Chris Horner is in many ways like a dream come true for them.  Chris Horner said that he would like to ride with enthusiastic young cyclists and also said that he is looking forward to sharing his experience and tips with those riders throughout the upcoming season. Continue reading “Chris Horner To Ride For Airgas-Safeway Team For The 2015 Season”