Despite a convoluted situation in the Giro's stage 13 finale, Amador insists that the Movistar camp is harmonious with Valverde as leader.
With two riders in the top three, Movistar has a strong hand to play at the Giro between Valverde's experience and Amador's top form.
The 38-year-old Spaniard is vying to become the oldest winner of the Giro d'Italia — in his corsa rosa debut.
The 36-year-old Spaniard makes his Giro d'Italia debut Friday, and he's feeling good about riding onto the podium in Torino.
The year's first grand tour kicks off May 6, and three riders stand above the rest of the field as favorites to win the overall.
Italian authorities played a crucial role in Alejandro Valverde's two-year racing ban, but the Spaniard insists he's over the past.
Alejandro Valverde was a favorite to win a record fourth Liège-Bastogne-Liège title Sunday, but a mix of several factors did him in.
A few riders could upset favorite Alejandro Valverde in Liège-Bastogne-Liège, but the weather could really throw a wrench into the mix.
Alejandro Valverde breaks a four-way tie for most wins in men's Fleche Wallonne, but the race has changed a lot over the years.
Alejandro Valverde defends his title and now holds the record for wins in La Flèche Wallonne, out-sprinting Julian Alaphilippe.