Euskaltel Euskadi at La Vuelta
With Helmets and Ekoi sunglasses
The Euskaltel-Euskadi team returns to Vuelta a España with the highest hopes and the goal of fighting for a stage victory. The Basque team has a workforce of eight riders combining experience and youth and whose quality is proven: Mikel Bizkarra, Joan Bou, Mikel Iturria, Gotzon Martín, Luis Ángel Maté, Antonio Soto, Xabier Mikel Azparren and Juan José Lobato, under the sporting direction of Jorge Azanza.
The team returns to the big laps with eight motivated riders to fight each day for at least one victory. Bizkarra and Iturria, who won a stage of the Vuelta 2019 in Urdax, are two guarantees, while Maté - this will be his tenth participation - and Lobato will bring their experience both inside and outside the race. There are four beginners: Bou, Gotzon Martín, Soto and Azparren. Fifteen years between Maté and Azparren, which certifies that it is a diverse group but very coherent and united. Indeed, Bizkarra, Bou, Iturria, Gotzon Martín and Maté took part in the recent Vuelta a Burgos and Soto, Azparren and Lobato come from the Arctic Race in Norway.
The orange tide is back! Eight cyclists and a technical and auxiliary staff will give the best of themselves to meet the sporting challenge and meet the commitment of their main sponsors and collaborators and the confidence of their partners and all their fans.
Jesús Ezkurdia, Managing Director: "I am particularly excited and delighted with the return of the orange tide on the Vuelta a España. We know what awaits us: suffering, dedication, effort. But we will try to make sense of it all, that there is a feeling behind the physical effort.We have a responsibility, but a responsibility that excites and motivates u...