Category Archives: Volta a Catalunya

Polanc 6th in Montjuic in the rain.

Very interesting performance by Polanc (foto Bettini) on Montjuic, in the rain, in the final stage of Volta a Catalunya. The Slovenian rider obtained the 6th position, first of the … Continue reading

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The breakaway anticipates the sprint, Ferrari is in the bunch

The strong rear wind helped the attackers in the 6th stage of Volta a Catalunya (El Vendrell-Vilanova i la Geltrú, 163,9 km), allowing the 9 riders that had escaped from … Continue reading

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Niemiec quits the race, Ferrari fights but misses the sprint

In the 5th stage of Volta a Catalunya (Llanars-Valls, 222,2 km), LAMPRE-MERIDA’s target was to wipe away the frost that had been collected in the previous days and to shake … Continue reading

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Serpa, brave attack in the cold and in the snow

Tough day because of the weather (snow and cold) and tought day for LAMPRE-MERIDA because of the withdrawal of Horner and the digestive problems that afflicted Niemiec, but Serpa could … Continue reading

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Horner: withdrawal for working for Giro d’Italia

Chris Horner won’t be at the start 4th stage of Volta a Catalunya. Considering the evaluation of the medical staff and the technical staff from Team LAMPRE-MERIDA about the situation … Continue reading

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Niemiec in the top 10 climbers in La Molina

Przemyslaw Niemiec (photo Bettini) proved again that he’s a very reliable rider. The Polish athlete obtained the 10th place in the the third stage of Volta a Catalunya, 162,9 km … Continue reading

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Ferrari very fast in the rain: 2nd in Girona

Roberto Ferrari knows well how to get up to top speed his Merida Reacto Evo even in the rain and so he could obtain the 2nd place (photo Bettini) in … Continue reading

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Eight place again: Ferrari is in the top ten in Spain

Eight places for LAMPRE-MERIDA from one shore of the Mediterranean Sea to another. On Sunday, Modolo conquered the place in the top ten in Milano-Sanremo, on Spanish shore Ferrari obtained … Continue reading

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Selection centred on Horner and a group of top climber

In order to face in the best way the demanding course of Volta a Catalunya 2014 (20-30 March), LAMPRE-MERIDA endorsed the top climber of the team, including them in the … Continue reading

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Volta a Catalunya, amazing Scarponi: 3rd place!

What a grind for Scarponi in the final stage of Volta a Catalunya! In Barcelona LAMPRE-MERIDA’s climber attacked during the last passage on Montjuic circuit and only 3 riders (De … Continue reading

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Volta a Catalunya, 6th stage: fighting Stortoni try the attack

Simone Stortoni (photo Bettini), 27 years old, flirted with the idea of having the chance to get to his first victory as pro. It happened while he was pedaling in … Continue reading

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Volta a Catalunya: Scarponi goes closer to the 3rd place, Lloyd quits

After two summit arrivals stages, Volta a Catalunya lived a short stage, 156 km from Rialp to Lleida, with only one Gpm (Port d’Ager, 2nd category, - 76 km to the arrival). … Continue reading

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LAMPRE-MERIDA's sprinters: Fer...

There’s a sprinter who can fight against the strongest lead-out trains. There’s a sprinter who doesn’t hesitate to support his team mates. There’s a sprinter whose name is Roberto Ferrari … Continue reading

Manuele Mori signs one more se...

Team LAMPRE-MERIDA signed with Manuele Mori (photo Bettini) the prolongation of his contract: the experience of the Tuscan cyclist will be a value for the team in 2015 season too. … Continue reading

LAMPRE-MERIDA is ready for 201...

The profitable experience in Tour of Hainan has just closed the 2014 season and Team LAMPRE-MERIDA is going to start working in order to prepare the 2015 counting on the … Continue reading