Movistar rider punished at Volta a Catalunya trolls Tejay van Garderen

Movistar rider José Joaquin Rojas believes that Tejay van Garderen should have been disqualified at the Volta a Catalunya for the removal of his helmet.

In what is quickly becoming an ongoing saga that shows no sign of abating, the Movistar rider who was at the centre of the pushing incident at the Volta a Catalunya says that BMC Racing's Tejay van Garderen should be disqualified from the race.

José Joaquin Rojas was caught on camera during Tuesday's team time trial pushing two of his teammates en route to the Spanish team crossing the line two seconds faster than their nearest challengers, BMC.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.