The week of the bicycle celebrated its most anticipated stage. Constantin Bartels and Atteneri Marrero imposed their rhythm on the Climbing to the Snow Peak. 30 kilometers of pure demand and, for the second consecutive year, with departure at El Burrero beach, in Ingenio, until reaching the top at 1,871 meters. A route supported by Gatorade and for brave men with ramps of 21 percent where the two cyclists carved the victory.
Bartels, of Life On 2 Wheels / WRC, revalidated the victory with 1 hour, 24 minutes and 47 seconds. José Ramón Álvarez, of the Cypress, repeated second place as in 2018. It was only five seconds, while Samuel Martín, of the Oncedientes, finished third, 35 of the champion. Atteneri Marrero also stood out in the tour that led the protagonists to cycle through Ingenio, La Pasadilla, Cazadores and Caldera de los Marteles until crowning the roof of the Island. He invested 2:11:51, followed by Elena Carrión, of the Blue Power, to ten minutes and current third classified last Sunday in the Challenge The Titanic. Marta Ochoa, of the Vitoriana Cycling Society, took third place 24 of the winner.
The Gran Canaria Bike Week, promoted by the City of San Bartolomé de Tirajana and DG Eventos, celebrated its queen route. From the sea to the summit in an authentic miniature continent with different landscapes and weather conditions during the tour. The platoon was grouped from the beach of El Burrero to the Aromeros roundabout. From there, each athlete with the main objective: to surpass himself. The first classified receive as a reward for their effort cash prizes of 300, 200 and 100 euros. In addition, exclusive recognition for the two best canaries that receive 150 euros.
The appointment sponsored by the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, through the counseling of sports and the Board of Trustees and Tourism, continues this Thursday with its most innovative day in this 31st edition. This is the Team Chrono and the first Criterium of Cycling Adapted Modality CRI. 46 kilometers, leaving at 09:00 and arriving at the Faro de Maspalomas, after pedaling through Pasito Blanco, Arguineguín, El Sao and Cercados de Espino. The teams will be of three cyclists who will find a section with control of passage of 10 kilometers.
The weekend is reserved for the Grand Tour. It will begin on Friday connecting the Maspalomas Lighthouse and the town of Arucas by the East slope after 92 kilometers. On Saturday he will depart from the Constitution Square of the northern municipality towards Santa María de Guide, Gáldar, Agaete, The Village of San Nicolás, Mogán and Arguineguín until crossing the finish line. It will be the longest day with 126 kilometers. The week of the bicycle will end on Sunday with 54 along the coast to end at the Suites & Villas 4 * by Dunas hotel.
Precisely, Dunas Hotels & Resorts, Gatorade and San Roque Hospitals act as sponsoring companies. The municipalities of Artenara, Arucas and Ingenio, Canary Cycling Federation, Insular Cycling Federation of Gran Canaria, Canary Sports Federation for People with Disabilities, Škoda, Free Motion, KTM and Valsebike collaborate.