Nairo Quintana showed the world that he's not to be underestimated at last week's le Tour de la Provence. Quintana's stage win and overall victory are a sign that he's meshing well with new team Arkéa-Samsic.
With the exit of three of its marquee riders and signing of a host of rookies, the Spanish team faces a transitional season in 2020.
The Outer Line examines the role that rider agents play in pro cycling. These power brokers can influence which riders start in which races, who gets a contract and who is left out, and how much a rider will get paid.
Highly-respected domestique speaks of desire to move to "reference team" Ineos after 10 years with Movistar.
In Ecuador, the cycling infrastructure and support is just starting to take hold. Richard Carapaz’s Giro victory is just the kind of spark the sport needs to catch fire.
Wednesday's stage of the Vuelta a Espana was supposed to be easy. Then, gusting crosswinds and aggressive tactics transformed it into the hardest day of the 2019 race.
Movistar duo Nairo Quintana and Alejandro Valverde vowed to keep fighting after they were dropped on the Los Machucos climb. Time is running out at this Vuelta for Movistar to dethrone leader Primoz Roglic.
Movistar rallied around Quintana's GC run a day after Marc Soler showed frustration with team tactics.
Nairo Quintana has signed a three-year deal with the French Arkéa–Samsic team.