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Joaquim Rodríguez Crashes During Katusha Training Camp

joaquim rodriguez crashes during katusha training camp   Joaquim Rodríguez Crashes During Katusha Training Camp

Spaniard Joaquim Rodríguez made the move from Caisse d’Epargne to Katusha in hopes of riding as a team captain, but that plan may be postponed a bit due to a crash during a Katusha training camp. On a training ride today, the second day of the camp, Rodríguez rode into some broken glass which left him with a slashed front tire and deep cuts on his gluteus and thigh. After the crash, he felt dizzy, and was taken to the hospital. “It caused some pretty ugly cuts, one on the gluteus and the other on my thigh. The cuts were deep, with a lot of blood. The cut to the gluteus was so deep you could see the fat. They took me to the hospital, where they gave me 15 stitches and told me to take at least 10 days off the bike,” said Rodríguez. …

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Joaquim Rodriguez Moves to Katusha in Hopes of Getting a Chance at the Tour

joaquim rodriguez moves to katusha in hopes of getting chance at tour   Joaquim Rodriguez Moves to Katusha in Hopes of Getting a Chance at the Tour

Spanish professional cyclist Joaquim has moved to Katusha in hopes of getting a chance to ride at the Tour de France. Rodriguez has met with his new team last week, and will report for training camp in January. “It will be like a dream for me to be at the start line of the Tour. I will race it like I did the Giro in 2008, with tranquility and try to win a stage,” says 31-year-old Rodriquez. Check back soon for news on Rodriguez’s progress.

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