From Eritrea to the Tour de France, one African cyclist begins a journey
We read with interest this morning an article posted by Cycling Tips about budding Pro Tour rider Daniel Teklehaimanot.
Of course there is nothing unusual about a budding professional cyclist working his way through the ranks, all the while dreaming of one day competing in the Tour de France, but Daniel is from Eritrea, a country in east Africa little known for launching cycling greats upon the world stage. Yet, if his new team GreenEDGE has its way, Daniel could well be riding in the world's greatest sporting event as early as 2015, a place his physiology and determination indicate he surely belongs.
You can read the full Cycling Tips article here.