Five Basques have been selected by national team coach Pascual Momparler to ride the sub-23 Vuelta a la Comunidad de Madrid this weekend.
So reports the Spanish Cycling Federation on Tuesday.
The riders in question are Euskadi trio Haritz Orbe, Mikel Iturria and Mikel Aristi, Gipuzkoa-Eki Sport duo Ibai Daboz and Beñat Txoperena. Complementing the squad are Euskadi's Carlos Barbero, hailing from Burgos in Castilla y León, and Rodrigo Araque from the same region.
Basque Cycling News recently interviewed Iturria - read the interview here.
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