La Vuelta Quebrantahuesos bets on triathlon

A prestigious brand in the cycling world as the Osprey, with the incorporation of Octagon Esedos and the Peña Ciclista Edelweis and their human potential, they are now sponsoring two new sporting events, a triathlon on August 5 and a mountain bike event that will be the Spanish MTB Marathon Championship, on September 23.


In the presentation of these new activities they have highlighted that they aspire to enhance the economic and social impact of the international cycling tour, just as their organizers have highlighted the volunteers of the Bearded Vulture who continue to be the differential point with other national and international cycling events. for the treatment and service they give to cyclists.

For the first time the headquarters of the Alto Gállego region has been the venue for the presentation of the tests with the assistance of the president of the region, Pedro Grasa, the mayor of Sabiñánigo, Jesús Lasierra, the president of the Edelweiss Cycling Club, Fernando Escartín, its vice president, Roberto Iglesias, and the president of Octagon Esedos, Xavier Bartolí.

From its promoters it has been highlighted that with the experience of the cyclist they have launched to create these two new sporting events, because they will have the support of the fans and that they generate wealth and movement at different times of the year. With its presentation in Sabiñánigo, others will be followed and the Cyclotourist March is being worked in its greatest diffusion on generalist television with a documentary that collects the spirit of the Bearded Vulture, which for many begins in their private effort, with personal stories, as well such as expanding the number of participants.

This Tuesday a meeting with the Civil Guard has been scheduled in Huesca to discuss the operation of the Quebrantahuesos and Treparriscos cyclotourist march on June 23.

With reference to the tests, the QH Triathlon is counted on August 5 in the Lanuza reservoir as the nerve center and which will consist of a distance of 1.900 meters in swimming, 80 kilometers in cycling with four mountain passes, and another 20 of running on foot from Lanuza to Sallent de Gállego and a circuit through the streets of this town. A modality is of mountain that in Europe does not have many tests. The number of registered for it is limited to 500 people, although from the organization that already with 300 it will be a great triumph.

The QH Mountain Bike, will take place on September 23 in Sabiñánigo and will be a scoring event for the Spanish championship, although the goal of the organizers is that within two years it can be the World Championship. Different routes have been seen and the decision of the Spanish Cycling Federation is missing, waiting for a participation that exceeds 1.500 cyclists.

This year's cyclotourist already has 11.000 registered, of the 18.0000 people who pre-registered, and of them 159 are members of the Peña Edelweiss and 240 people are invited by it. From Octagón he regretted that so many cycling lovers who trust in it will be left out.

The local and regional authorities have stated that the Bearded Vulture is a potential for the entire territory, which is currently being supported with infrastructures and personnel. From any town or city, at the moment, they would be bidding for an activity with this potential and that is now growing stronger.

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