Virtual Bike Race covers 101 Kilometres of Spain’s Costa del Sol

The start of a previous 101 Legion race Credit: 101 Legion

CYCLING is a popular sport in Spain attracting many serious riders and competitions are watched by large crowds so the cancellation of the annual 101 kilometre Legion of Ronda event due to the State of Alarm has disappointed many.

The Manilva Cycling Club however has arranged for a virtual race to take place on Saturday May 9 with cyclists participating from static bikes at home via the Bkool platform.

Four virtual sections have been prepared and follow the normal real time course with sectors running between Ronda and Arriate (30.1 km), Arriate and Setenil (30.1 km), Setenil and Montejaque (28.6 km) and  Montejaque and Ronda (16.9 km ).

This will be broadcast on the YouTube channel Chitoronda for those who wish to watch and registration for those who want to take part is free at the Manilva Cycling Club website or Facebook: ccmanilva.com/101.

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John Smith

Married to Ophelia in Gibraltar in 1978, John has spent much of his life travelling on security print and minting business and visited every continent except Antarctica. Having retired several years ago, the couple moved to their house in Estepona and John became a regular news writer for the EWN Media Group taking particular interest in Finance, Gibraltar and Costa del Sol Social Scene. Share your story with us by emailing [email protected], by calling +34 951 38 61 61 or by messaging our Facebook page www.facebook.com/EuroWeeklyNews

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