While the Tour de France and Olympic Games are Alberto Contador’s main priorities in 2016, the Spaniard may still end his career at the Vuelta a España Alberto Contador on stage twelve of the 2015 Tour de France Alberto Contador could bow out of professional cycling with the Vuelta a España, although the Spaniard says that he will have to consider how it fits in after the Tour de France and Olympic Games.
Contador, 33, has won seven Grand Tours, the most of any modern day cyclist. Two titles, the 2010 Tour de France and 2011 Giro d’Italia , were stripped as part of a doping suspension.
And while his personal ambitions of contesting both the Tour and Olympics road race are important, Contador says he may race the Vuelta to help the team achieve its goals.
“It will be the final year of the Tinkoff team and I would like to conclude it in the best way possible,” Contador said after the Vuelta route was revealed . “I still have to talk to [team owner] Oleg Tinkov and the team in order to decide our schedule but I don’t rule out riding the Vuelta.
“Still, we have to figure out what is […]