Valverde faces competition from rally car

By Antonio J. Salmerón

Cold temperatures did not stop thousands of fans from attending the second edition of the Critérium Ciudad de Murcia yesterday in Spain. Race organizer Meta 21 held multiple events that were contested by some of cycling's best – Alejandro Valverde, Samuel Sánchez, Stefano Garzelli, Joaquím Rodríguez, Francisco Mancebo, Oscar Sevilla, Ángel Vicioso, Iñigo Cuesta – and a large selection of local cyclists.

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