Nairo Quintana has no one to write to her. yes you have offers small suits Colombia; Rosters that will allow him to participate in South American races and perhaps a third-level test in Europe. But nothing more. Despite being one of the best climbers of this century, carrying his country’s flag, winning the red jersey and pink ‘maglia’ and making three podiums, no one cares about taking him on the Tour, the Vuelta or the Giro. Champs Elysees. Because that’s the point in cycling today, whoever messes it up pays the price, whatever their last name.

Colombia had been speculating about this for days. Quintana’s withdrawal announcementHe’s only a week away from turning 33. The documentaries had already been shot and the shooting day was given as January 25. nairoThe little runner from Boyacá, the town cyclist, would announce that he was quitting professional sports because no one wanted to hire him.

capital surprise

Well, at a show that could be watched live by half the world and was essentially and basically a ceremony to announce some of their work, the surprise was huge; cafe-restaurant where he concentrates journalists, such as a bike tour he will promote in Mexico next month. “I don’t have a team yet, but i am available“, was the best sentence of a long inscription written by the broker himself, read the pages at hand (at least three and complete), which also served to applaud the chamber, for printing as it was said in the presentation of the meeting nairo He is “part of the Fatherland” and they want to continue to see him in his country on a “little steel horse” as he describes it. Quintana to your bike, even if it’s made of carbon.

It all starts with Tramadol, an opioid analgesic that was banned in competitions last year but allowed in training but sanctioned in cycling in 2023 and all other sports from 2024. Quintana knew she couldn’t use it while on Tour. If he was easily identified and caught at a checkpoint, what happened, he would lose his sixth place in Paris, that’s what happened.

Unlike Superman

After that, the French team Arkéa excludes him from the Vuelta for running less than a cyclist and sees how all the doors of the main teams in Europe, the United States and Australia are counting and moving the money. they close the doors to discuss the big tours, the small tours and the classics on the calendar. Some speak of omerta. But the reality is that current cycling is removing barriers for all runners who have minimal tolerance for drugs they shouldn’t be taking.

Quintana He will travel to Europe, certainly to Andorra, and continue to look for teams where it is no longer helpful to report a significant drop in his salary as he has no one to write to him, unless he does something like Supermán López being fired. After getting involved in an anti-doping operation discovered by the Civil Guard, Astana enlists a team from his country with the intention of fleeing without increasing the bank’s checking account.

“I’ll keep going until I resist because I’m honest, and I’ve gone through 260 checks that I’m okay with because I’m a professional. I respected the rules and fair game. I want to wear a number one”. Can’t find it right now and the season has already started in Australia, Argentina and Mallorca.