“The topography around Manizales is relentless, so the way that you usually end a training ride here is with a 20km climb to get home. That’s just how it is. Anyway you go, that’s what you’re faced with. *** Because it’s so mountainous here, if you want a flat ride, you basically have to go to the velodrome. It’s about 400 meters, and the turns are fairly flat, which is great because then everyone can use it.”—
Go go go read this interview with Cesar Grajales at Cycling Inquisition! They talk about riding in Colombia and about Cesar’s time at Rock Racing and Bahati Racing.