José Antonio Garrido

José Antonio Garrido Lima (born November 28, 1975 in Barakaldo, Basque Country) is a Spanish professional road bicycle racer and guitar player. He currently rides for the UCI ProTour team Quick Step-Innergetic. Since turning professional in 1999, Garrido has achieved several top ten placings in Spanish stage races, including a fourth place, and wins in the combination competition and of stage 2, in the 2003 Clásica de Alcobendas. He recently joined the Portuguese LA MSS - Póvoa do Varzim. He was also the rhythm guitarist of Spanish band Dark Moor during their self-titled album.

José Antonio Garrido
Personal information
Full nameJosé Antonio Garrido Lima
Born (1975-11-28) November 28, 1975 (age 44)
Barakaldo, Spain
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight65 kg (143 lb)
Team information
Professional team(s)
1999–2000SL Benfica
2001–2003Paternina-Costa de Almería
2004–2006Quick Step-Innergetic


2000 – Benfica
Volta a Portugal
Stage 8 - winner
2001 – Jazztel-Costa de Almeria
Vuelta a Burgos
Metas Volantes competition - winner
2002 – Jazztel-Costa de Almeria
Volta a Catalunya
Overall - 10th
2003 – Paternina-Costa de Almeria
Clásica de Alcobendas
Overall - 4th
Stage 2 - winner
Combination competition - winner
Vuelta a Castilla y León
Overall - 6th
Vuelta Asturias
Overall - 9th

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