The public has challenged the rain during these three days in which Festibike has returned to the bicycle sector an outdoor fair with more than 200 exhibiting brands represented and a large number of activities for the general public.
The organization's commitment to developing this fair that celebrates 19 editions, It has shown confidence in the format among the sector, since the general sentiment - both public and exhibitors - has been very positive.
"TBoth the organization and the bicycle sector we have bet strongly for the return of Festibike to Las Rozas. In addition to being organizers, we also feel part of the sector, and from both points of view, we want to thank all those involved - exhibitors and the public - for their support in carrying out this great event where we have put all the effort and work to return to to be the reference in the bicycle world.
The thermometer before the start, gave us great confidence to see that the attendance of the final and professional public was going to be positive; and it has been shown that in the moments in which time has accompanied, the influx has been massive. We make a very positive balance and soon we will start working on the 2020 edition”Highlighted Guillermo de Portugal, director of Festibike.
Cofidís Cycle Tour
The day of the last day has begun with the Cofidís Cycle Tour, a Festibike classic. With just over 100 kilometers ahead, the cyclists have taken the start, on time, to enjoy a non-competitive test that has passed normally.
Gravel Cannondale Route
Half an hour later, the Gravel Cannondale Route, a test suitable for the brave only: 66 kilometers before the participants who have passed a route marked by sections of a certain technical level.
The bikers had before them a challenge: to complete the route that had previously been downloaded to their devices, guided by GPS and accompanied by monitors from the organization, passing through municipalities such as Colmenarejo, Villafranca del Castillo, Brunete and Valdemorillo, among others.
If there is something characteristic of Festibike it is the child careers.
As always, the smallest of the house have had the opportunity to feel the protagonists of the day. From 2 to 8 years old and distributed in different outings, all of them have enjoyed MTB during the morning, and have shown that they are a good source for this sport.
El International Virtual Cycling Championship: Movistar Virtual Cycling
Another of the most exciting moments of the day has been in the finals of the I International Virtual Cycling Championship: Movistar Virtual Cycling. A large number of people have come to the stand who have not stopped cheering for the finalists who have thoroughly used this morning to take the podium.
The stage to be completed for both the female and male categories has been the Liège - Bastogne - Liège of Belgium. The first world champions of virtual cycling have been: Gema García-Calderón and Jorge Díaz.
As a novelty in this edition, lto family Gymkana qIt started at 11:30 am. The teamwork of the participants through the pine forest of the Dehesa de Navalcarbón to find the hidden clues, has left some of the funniest moments of the day.
The activity of demo circuit nor has ceased in no time, as has the child road safety circuit. And the exhibitions of Sergi Llongueras have captivated the public day after day, with their risky maneuvers over the modules and obstacles.
Festibike closes its doors until next year with the same enthusiasm and enthusiasm as in its first editions; a date for all audiences where cycling and fun have been the main protagonists of this weekend