Contador and Basso invest in the long term at upscaled Eolo-Kometa

Ivan Basso and Alberto Contador
Ivan Basso and Alberto Contador (Image credit: Bsttini Photo)

The Eolo-Kometa Pro Team got together in Oliva in south-east Spain this week, in both a throwback to the sport’s pre-COVID-19 days and a starting point in others.

Normally at this time of year professional cycling teams flock to south-eastern Spain to hold training camps in the winter sunshine and step up their preparation for the upcoming season. 

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Alasdair Fotheringham

Alasdair Fotheringham has been reporting on cycling since 1991. He has covered every Tour de France since 1992 bar one, as well as numerous other bike races of all shapes and sizes, ranging from the Olympic Games in 2008 to the now sadly defunct Subida a Urkiola hill climb in Spain. As well as working for Cyclingnews, he has also written for The IndependentThe GuardianProCycling, The Express and Reuters.