Movistar Team’s experienced campaigner is a rare commodity: a genuine all-rounder who can sprint, climb, time trial, solo to victory and play super-domestique.
Winner of the 2009 Vuelta a España and with multiple Spanish National Champion’s jerseys, two Criterium Dauphine wins, four at Liège-Bastogne-Liège and an astonishing five Flèche Wallonne, the 38-year-old rider has a palmares to envy.
In his 19th year as a pro, the Spaniard is still hitting peak form as he lies second in the Vuelta’s GC competition, with two stage victories so far this year and looking at home in the green jersey.
A popular figure with fellow pro’s and fans alike, Alejandro is all smiles as he joins us for the latest video in our ‘7 Question’ series.
Discover who inspired the young Alejandro to ride; where he likes to train; his best loved teammate and food, which is his which favourite Grand Tour, and more.