The traditional post-season criteriums are in full swing on the Iberian Peninsula. The annual prestigious event in Oviedo is up this Saturday and will see stars of the peloton turn out in their masses.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
According to the event's own homepage, 19 riders will toe the line this weekend for five different mini races counting towards a final overall ranking. Samuel Sánchez, always a threat in these kind of show-races, will be on tap and in the company of team-mates Egoi Martínez and Jorge Azanza. The Euskaltel trio will have their work cut out for them though, as a host of illustrious riders - containing the likes of Basso, Sastre, Barredo, Garzelli, Madrazo, Navarro, Cobo and De La Fuente - will add a competitive edge to this end-of-season crit.