Movistar

Valverde signs contract to remain with Movistar until end of 2017

The Movistar team has rewarded Vuelta a España podium finisher Alejandro Valverde with a new contract, extending the Spaniard’s time with the squad by a further three seasons. The 34 year old had one of the best years of his career in 2014, taking third plus a stage win in the Vuelta, netting fourth in […]

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Castroviejo grabs Vuelta a España lead as Movistar takes TTT

General classification contenders Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde got their Vuelta a España campaigns off to a superb start on day one of the Vuelta a España, with their Movistar squad smashing the others in the team time trial and grabbing the early lead. At the end of a technical 12.6 kilometre race in Jerez […]

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Basso signs for Tinkoff Saxo, Castroviejo and Visconti extend with Movistar Team

The long-rumoured deal between Ivan Basso and the Tinkoff Saxo team has been finalised Tuesday, with the squad making it official that he will be part of the setup for two years. The two-time Giro d’Italia winner is reuniting with Bjarne Riis, many years after he left in 2006 due to his involvement in Operacion […]

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Bikes of Le Tour: Katusha and Movistar’s Canyon Aeroad CF SLX

In his latest edition of Bikes of Le Tour, roving reporter Dave Everett takes a look at the Canyon bikes used by Katusha and Movistar at this year’s Tour de France. Katusha has won two stages with Canyon, including yesterday’s stage 15 courtesy of Alexander Kristoff, while Movistar’s Alejandro Valverde id currently riding in second […]

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