rigoberto uran colombia tour de france

  Prior to this year’s Tour de France it was generally assumed here in Colombia that Nairo Quintana was Colombia’s best chance at a podium spot. However, it was his compatriot Rigoberto Uran who stormed to a surprise 2nd place finish yesterday in Paris, with a final time of 86H 21′ 49”, just 54 seconds behind […]

Nairo Quintana

  Last year, with the World Cup just weeks away, it was pretty difficult to get Colombians thinking about any other sport: it would have seemed impossible, but for the amazing Giro d’Italia win by the then 24 year old Boyaca cyclist, Nairo Quintana. Football is a national obsession, but there is one other sport […]

gilesy on bike

Abstract   Despite the widely-held assumption that Bogotá has terrible weather, our results, which come mainly from our experience of a Bogota bicycle tour, demonstrate that there is a possibility for the contraction of erythema due to exposure to high levels of ultra violet light (sunburn). Furthermore, we have unocovered further evidence to support the […]