Carlos Sastre said missing the 2011 Tour de France is a “blow” but promises to race with his head held high in other events this season.
The news that the four wild-card slots for this year’s Tour de France have been reserved for four French teams is not a huge shock.
Although shortened from five to three days, the Vuelta a Murcia in Spain will see a top field for the race set for March 4-6.
Carlos Sastre (Geox-TMC) will make his season debut at the Vuelta a Murcia in March.
Carlos Sastre had alot to smile about as he watched the presentation of the Tour de France.
The new team confirms seven riders who will come from the Footon-Servetto squad and three new signings, including Cervelo TestTeam's Marcel
But Van Garderen, Danielson and Frank Schleck are still in the hunt.
The third and final grand tour of the season gets underway in Spain on Saturday, with several leading riders eyeing their chances amid the
The Spanish veteran, who has finished on the podium three times, will be starting his third grand tour of the year.
After weeks of speculation that Rabobank's Denis Menchov was poised to join the Russian-sponsored Katusha team, the two-time winner of the