What was the last book you read?
I don’t read books. The last one I read was probably the Nacho book you learn to read with.
What poster/s hung on your wall when you were a kid?
It was always whatever calendar the supermarket gave away.
I give myself the sign of the cross.
Hot chocolate or café con leche?
Café con leche
Should rice go into the sancocho, or should sancocho go into the rice?
Rice goes in the sancocho.
Cheese in your hot chocolate?
No, I never drink chocolate.
If you weren’t a cyclist, what would you be doing right now?
What makes someone a good roommate during a race?
Be nice, help out when needed. That’s all.
Favorite or most memorable climb in Colombia?
Paramo de Guasca.
Do you like fireworks?
Yeah, I love shooting them off. I love blowing stuff up, shooting bottle rockets.
Where did Baby Jesus leave the presents?
He never gave us gifts. We’d wake up and there would be nothing.
Hernán Aguirre: Manzana Postobon
Pre-race rituals? Sign of the cross.