Manuel Lloret, one of the most successful riders of Spanish team Fuerteventura-Canarias in the...
Manuel Lloret, one of the most successful riders of Spanish team Fuerteventura-Canarias in the current season, is a favourite for winning the national time trial championships, which will be held this Friday in Cuenca (about 150 kilometres east of Madrid).
Lloret has finished eight in the race against the clock in the ClÃ¡sica de Alcobendas, was fourth Murcia time trial and second in Alentejo (Portugal), where he lost by only one second to Vladimir Karpets, recent winner of the Volta a Catalunya and the Tour de Suisse.
Practically, the whole squad will take the start Sunday for the road race. Ukrainian teammate Oleg Chuzhda has already headed to his home country to dispute both the time trial and the road race.