VN Vault: Santiago Botero on staying safe in Colombia, targeting the Tour, and taking on Lance Armstrong
In 2003 Santiago Botero told Andrew Hood that he never rides alone in Colombia, and that the only way to beat Lance Armstrong is to attack.
Colombian star continues to believe he can be among the best in the peloton.
One year after disappointing his Café de Colombia team, Luis Herrera returned to the Dauphiné Libéré and won the overall.
In 2020 Rigoberto Urán made his triumphant return to pro racing, months after a scary crash that nearly ended his pro career.
Colombian sprinter hopes bouts with COVID-19 won't slow him down.
On this week's episode of The VeloNews Podcast, author Matt Rendell joins the show to discuss Colombia's rich cycling history.
Colombian rider Diana Peñuela faced cultural bias and sexism during her journey to the professional ranks.
López is following the path of countryman Nairo Quintana in joining Movistar. Will he repeat Quintana's grand tour glories or just fill his place as a tactical pawn?
In 2009 contributor Gregg Bleakney document La Vuelta Colombia. It was an adventure with plenty of twists and turns.
Colombia has a lot of candidates for grand tour glory. But which of the active peloton will be first to take the top step after three weeks? We argue it out.
We speak with Jaime Ortiz Mariño, who started Ciclovía 47 years ago.
Have you ever seen Julian Alaphilippe and Egan Beral look like this? Artisan Nicolas Molano Avila is at Tour Colombia 2.1 showcasing his hand-carved wooden dolls, each made to look like a cycling star.
Back-to-back Olympic gold medals puts BMX star in a class of her own in Colombian sport.
More than a decade ago, Rigoberto Urán's WorldTour success helped open the door for Nairo Quintana, Egan Bernal, and other Colombian stars.
The unbelievable story of Nairo Quintana's journey from rural Colombia to the Tour de France podium.
Sosa has always been one step behind Bernal in their shared pathway in the peloton. Is Sosa ready to step out from Bernal's shadow?
Cyclists from Colombia made a huge impact on the pro peloton over the last decade, as Rigoberto Uran, Nairo Quintana, and then Egan Bernal all scored top victories.