Despite the lack of cobblestone roads in his country, this venezuelan rider from Los Teques had always a dream, ride in the hardest cobblestone roads of Europe; no matter his lack of talent in the sprint. This is a small resume of Porfirio Garcilaso's biography, full of obstacles in his rise to the profesional scene.
His early begin was at age of 21 with team Shadow, a local team who gave him the chance of a trial period during last days of season 32. After signing a full contract with Shadow he was able to be involved in more races while training in the cobblestones of Belgium. After 3 seasons, Nightmare Chaos saw his special talent as cobblestone pacer and hired the venezuelan rider to build up their squad. Suddenly Porfirio was riding in Division 1 and 2 with the best cobbler riders of the peloton, and having part of line up of his new team in Antwerpen - Huy of that year.
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