Luis Fernando Macias

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Luis Macias
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Personal information
Full name Luis Fernando Macias Hernandez
Nickname Luigi
Born (1982-05-14) May 14, 1982 (age 35)
Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico
Height 1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 48 kg (106 lb)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Classicas Rider, Climbing Specialist
Amateur team(s)
2004–2005 Alfus-Tedes
2010 Rock Racing–Murcia
2010 Canel's Turbo
2014 Depredores Team Chetuma
Professional team(s)
2006 Chivas Cycling Team
2007–2009 Tecos Trek
2011–2012 Movistar Continental Team
Major wins

MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexico National Road Race Championships (2008)

Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional
1 stage
Vuelta Mexico Telmex
1 stage

Luis Fernando Macias Hernandez (born May 14, 1982 in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco) is a Mexican professional cyclist. He was the champion of Mexico sub-23 time trial in 2005. Competing in the Spanish Alfus-Tedes amateur team, he won in Week Aragonesa1. He returned to Mexico in 2006 to compete for the Continental team Chivas Cycling Team and a year later Tecos-Trek. In 2008 he was Mexican road champion and he won the silver medal at the Pan American Cycling Championships, also in testing rout.

After the disappearance of the Tecos-Trek team in late 2009, for the 2010 season he signed with the American Rock Racing. The team had requested a position as a Professional Continental but was refused and was eventually downgraded to amateur. Macias also competed for the team and the Tour of Mexico won the fourth lap. At the end of the year, he left the team and joined the Mexican team, also amateur, and participated in Canel's Turbo Tour of Guatemala. For the 2011 season, Macias returned to professional cycling with the Movistar Continental Team.

Palmares[edit]

2003
MaillotMexicano.PNG Under-23 National Time Trial Championships
2006
1º 6 Días de México Pista 2006
2007
1 stage of Vuelta a Cuba
2008
MaillotMexicano.PNG Mexican Road Race Championships
Silver medal america.svg 2nd Pan American Road and Track Championships
1 stage Vuelta Chihuahua Internacional
2009
1st et. 6 Vuelta a Puebla 2009
1st et. 2 Vuelta a Oaxaca 2009
1st et. 6 V. Chihuahua 2009
2010
1 stage Vuelta Mexico Telmex
2011
1º et. 9 Vuelta a Chiriquí 2011
2012
1st Place Clasica León-San Luis

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