Tinker States Contador Is The Best Rider

Oleg Tinkov states that he finds Contador to be a strong competitor in the sport of cycling.

The owner of Tinkoff-Saxo, Oleg Tinkov states clearly that Contador is the best of his generation. Heading into the season of 2015, Alberto Contador is proving to be strong. He is attempting to win Tour de France as well as Giro d’Italia.

It is his 33rd year and he is opting for retirement as well but if he is going to capture doubles, he is sure to think about hanging up his boots. Going by the last year 2014, things are speeding up for him as it was calmer and lighter earlier.

There is no doubt that Contador has received criticisms in the past but for the upcoming generation as well as for the ongoing generation he is considered to be the best rider. His preparation for the dual round is undergoing, considering the effort with which he is performing in 2015. Continue reading “Tinker States Contador Is The Best Rider”

Cyclist Travels With Single Leg Over The Pyrenees

With one leg and one arm Christian Haettich completed the cycling in summer crossing the Alps, the Dolomites and the Pyrenees. The event was for amateur cyclists which continued for three weeks. He enjoys to cycle around the southern part of England. Amidst the riders who are able-bodied, Christian Haettich seems fitter than the rest.

In 2014 he was given the opportunity to ride through the Haute Route. The best part of the amateur is similar to the professional cyclists as the route of the ride remains the same. Friends join in along with the riders to support them as it is in football. High peaks were also part of the cycling route by the riders. The Pyrenees cover included climb of 19,000 metres, ascent of 21 and over 7 days the race got completed. Continue reading “Cyclist Travels With Single Leg Over The Pyrenees”

Alberto Contador To Join The Team for Kilimanjaro

Alberto Contador along with Peter Sagan is going to meet in Tanzania for climbing the highest peak Mount Kilimanjaro, in Africa. The manager of the team has asked to administer a team. He wants to see how the team performs under pressure and with great height. The camp is going to be for 6 days in Tanzania. Joining the trek are Sean Yates and Bobby Julich.

As far as the highest mountain in free standing is concerned it is Kilimanjaro. The athletes who are elite will have an enjoyable time. For at least 8 hours they will be going on great height. The camp at the base is going to be of 4040 metres. For the summit departure they have to travel for 5895 metres. Some riders have the height sickness which can be troublesome. The weather also changes rapidly. A contract was signed for 4m euro. Riis is yearning for a future where team build up will be in process. Every team wants to become the greatest team of cycling world but what is the defining moment is yet to be seen.

A team with ethics that includes morals is desired. The group should be united in spirit. The teams are geared up to join the trek of Kilimanjaro. Pictures are being posted by the team to enjoy the experience. It is going to be an exhilarating experience with fun and technicalities involved in the ride. Smooth ride accompanied with turmoil over the conditions is going to be tough and challenging and whichever team wins over the conditions have an upper hand in the entire ride. Accolades for the team who will be in top three is going to be a tough fight and the competition spirits will be at a high throughout.

Alberto Contador and Alejandro Valverde preparing for Tour of Basque Country

Spanish riders Alejandro Valverde and Alberto Contador are expected to go head to head against each other at the end of this week at the Tour of Basque Country in what is one of the most challenging stage races of the cycling calendar.

Both the riders are in top form going into the race with Contador taking the win at the Tirreno-Adriatico as well as taking second place at the Volta a Catalunya with Valverde taking the win at the GP Miguel Indurain this past week.

Both the racers however, have played down their chances of winning the mountainous range this week and Valverde went a step further when he mentioned that he is already eyeing the Ardennes classics.

He stated that he feels good and he has this spark adding that the six days of racing at the Tour of Basque Country will give him the finishing touch he needs to get ready for the hard toil that the classics involve. He also pointed out that the Ardennes Classics are his objective and he will take this race by his luck.

Alberto Contador is also on a great run of form but he will pull the plug on his season for sometime after the Tour of Basque Country and will not be racing at any of the Ardennes Classics.

He stated that he wants a good race but he also admitted that he knows that there are top rivals in front of him as well. He added that he feels motivated and he wants to do well in a race that always brings back good memories for him.

He added that the final time trial will be important in deciding the winner but Alberto Contador also insisted that he will not give up without a fight in the race.