Cycling Families: Argentina

Brothers in arms JJ (left) and Lucas Haedo (image courtesy of Roberto Bettini)

Have you noticed how many sets of brothers there are in the peloton? In some cases, they’re part of cycling dynasties who’ve been inspired by the exploits of their relatives.

We’re starting our ‘Cycling Families’ series during the Tour de San Luis where two sets of Argentinean brothers are taking part. Continue reading

Tour de San Luis preview

The 2012 UCI America Tour continues its march across South America with the sixth edition of the Tour de San Luis. The seven-stage race starts tomorrow (Monday) January with a glittering cast, including 2010 winner Vincenzo Nibali, Grand Tour winner Alberto Contador, the evergreen Levi Leipheimer and Classics men Tom Boonen, Sylvain Chavanel and Pippo Pozzato all seeking some action in the warm Argentinian sunshine. [Although, predictably, stormy weather is forecast for Monday – Ed.]

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