Casero says 'adios' to home fans

Communidad Valenciana rider Juan Angel Casero has said goodbye to his home fans, riding the 16th...

Communidad Valenciana rider Juan Angel Casero has said goodbye to his home fans, riding the 16th edition of the Criterium Internacional de Ciclismo de la Comunidad Valenciana, his last race after announcing his retirement from professional cycling this year.

The Valencian cyclist, who won the Vuelta a España in 2001 appeared very touched by the occasion, greeting fans in a convertible and accompanied by his children. He thanked those present for the affection they showed him on the day and throughout his whole career. Casero also finished second at the 2000 Vuelta, was twice national road champion (1998/99) and also won the prologue in the Volta a Catalunya on two occasions.

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