Alberto Contador, the only Spanish cyclist with the big three (Tour, Vuelta and Giro) in his record and recently retired after 15 years as a professional, today attended the ‘Europa Press Sports Breakfasts
TUCSON, Arizona (VN) — Alberto Contador may have stepped off the bike and retired in September after finishing the Vuelta a Espana, but his formidable presence in cycling will continue as he adds “Continental team owner” to his resume.
Invited by Polartec, Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso ‘passed the fire’ of cycling to their young pupils in a fantastic building camp developed in Tucson (Arizona, USA) last week
Polartec, the first sponsor of the Alberto Contador Foundation teams, will host from next Wednesday and during a week 14 riders and the majority of the technical staff, led by Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso.
Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso visited the Rouleur Classic cycling fair in London on Friday, where they presented their new project to the British fans, the Polartec-Kometa Continental Team.
“They have designed a very complete Tour”
The Alberto Contador Foundation reach an agreement with Mapei Sport Research Center for the preparation of Polartec-Kometa’s riders
The Alberto Contador Foundation, has chosen the Mapei Sport Research Center to prepare and monitor its riders.
During last weekend (22 to 24 September) was celebrated the V Campus of Selection, sponsored by the chain of restaurants ‘La Mafia sits at the table’, that in this occasion hosted 28 cyclists
This Monday, the ‘Great Partenza’ of next year has been presented at the Hotel Waldorg Astoria in Jerusalem. Nir Barkat, Italian Minister of Sports Luca Lotti, Israeli Culture and Sports headlines, the director of the Giro, Mauro Vegni, cyclists such as Alberto Contador and Ivan Basso.
“Today has been a magical day. A day I will always remember.”