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Urán ready to seize any Tour de France opportunity

Urán ready to seize any Tour de France opportunity

Rigoberto Uran (EF Pro Cycling) on stage 13 of the Tour de France Rigoberto Urán ( EF Pro Cycling ) has been quietly and consistently…

Wednesday, Sep 16

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Rigoberto Uran (EF Pro Cycling) on stage 13 of the Tour de France Rigoberto Urán ( EF Pro Cycling ) has been quietly and consistently putting in podium-like performances in this year’s Tour de France and is currently sitting in third overall at 1:34 down on the yellow jersey with five days of racing left to go.

Urán was on the right side of the split on stage 7 when the race was hit by crosswinds and he’s also raced well in the high mountains, never right at the front of the race, but never conceding more than a handful of seconds in the uphill sprints to the line.

"Rigo is going well and he’s come a long way from his Vuelta crash from last year. He’s stepped back up to becoming the leader," Urán’s directeur sportif, Tom Southam told Cyclingnews .

"We turned up here with him, Dani Martínez and Sergio Higuita and one way or another he’s at the top of the pile. That’s great because he’s a leader that we’re accustomed to riding for, and we know how he works, and how he operates." Uran feeling ambitious but no predictions for final week of Tour de France Wegelius: Still many unanswered questions in this Tour de France Vaughters: Urán is the godfather in our Tour de France team

Wednesday’s Stage 17 of the race hits the high mountains once more with two HC climbs, as the race stretches into high altitude territory, including the brutally tough summit finish at […]

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