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Tarragona's 22nd popular Bike race, on 22 April

TarragonaŽs 22nd popular Bike race, on 22 April

Tarragona. Costa Dorada. 10th April 2012. The popular race of Tarragona, a major sports event that will live in the city at the time of spring and this year celebrates its 22st edition. Thus, it is possible to join the pilot cyclists, accompanied by friends and Family will walk the city streets on Sunday April 22, at 10 am. The presentation of this year was held in the auditorium of Town Hall and attended by Mr. Tarrés Xavier, Deputy Mayor of the City of Tarragona Sports, Mr.. Ramon Cuadrat, manager of the Municipal Sports Tarragona Mr. Pere Pairó, manager of Central Park, Mr.. Joan M. Robles, Manager of Eroski, and Mr.. Xavier Arnavat representing Repsol. During the presentation, and organizers have stressed the importance of taking part in this huge and popular activity in a spirit of fun, participation and prudence, because it is a bike ride with friends and family, and not a competitive race. This is a family with ever more obvious that the consolidation of the circuit family, a proposal that, in the words of Mr.. Ramon Cuadrat, "allows participants to extend the range of virtually all ages, children as the circuit is fully accessible and feasible even for younger children." Thus, the organization has planned "a child of 2.5 km circuit that will be provided from the same point for the circuit and popular appeal avenue to the sea Vidal i Barraquer, then walk to the pier shed Coast 1 to return at the starting line, which will also check. As for the popular circuit of 12 km, this is already well known by the participants as it is identical to last year, then called short circuit and lead cyclists to tour the city's coast to enter immediately into Arrabassada area, the path of Nastic, Rovira i Virgili, Ramon y Cajal, Pere Martell and access to the avenue Vidal i Barraquer, where all participants will receive their bag of supplies. These gift bags contain more than 400 flights. If the consolidation and expansion of the circuit is the first child of this great new 22st edition, the second new feature is the inclusion of Repsol as a sponsor and organizer of the Bicicletada. In this regard, Mr.. Xavier Arnavat thanked "the welcome received by other members of the organization", also stressing "the atmosphere of commitment, enthusiasm and ability to work all the organizers," referring to Sports Board , Cycling Club Golf course, Eroski and Central Park. All of them, organizers and sponsors, recommend and request the participants Bicicletada "use common sense to respect the most basic civic rules, since it is a ride and not a competitive race, and as well ask everyone who uses a helmet, which is fundamental and essential. " In this regard, and as usual in this sporting event of a social, if for any reason a participant can not complete the course will not have to worry about, since the organization will have buses and trucks for the collection of bikes and riders, respectively, to be transported to the point of arrival. In addition, ambulances will be different in different strategic points of the circuit to provide a rapid response to any possible incident. The registration, guarantee of security and many other gifts banda, today has started enrollment period the stands located in the commercial park Central to the Eroski hypermarket. Until next April 21 registration will be Monday to Friday (from 10 to 14 and 16 to 22h) and Saturday (10-22h) and the same April 22, before the beginning of the Bicicletada. Although the registration period will not close until a few minutes before the start Bicycle, since the organization is very important to remember that time to register to avoid crowds. It also reminds everyone who wants to participate the importance of registering as participate without being registered hinders the efforts of the organization. In addition, at the time of registration each participant receives a race number that identifies, guarantees health care if this is necessary and also offers the possibility of access to lottery different gifts, as well as many prizes which are given during Bicicletada. And to reach the finish line, all participants-young and old, will receive a bag with food supplies and gifts such as shirts direct from the 22st Bicicletada. In addition, over 400 bags include direct gifts. Finally, all registered participants will take part by their race number, the draw for great prizes such as a PlayStation Vita, a black Wii, five MTB bicycle, sweatshirts five of Dani Pedrosa and five backpacks Catalan Moto GP rider. In addition, organizers and sponsors of this event highlighted the importance of the involvement and collaboration of 300 volunteers who make possible the Bicicletada: Civil Defence volunteers, the Municipal Sports, Eroski, Campo Cycling Club Claro and all companies, organizations and institutions collaborating to align their efforts to ensure the maximum safety and comfort of participants. In this respect, and always looking for the combination of the maximum enjoyment of the participants with the best conditions of participation, has noted the need to follow safety rules are essential, and which consist to prepare the body and the bike before starting the journey; breakfast the day of Bicicletada; not forget personal protection systems such as helmet, which is required; loop forever on the road, not requiring sidewalks, and not exceed the vehicle at any time for any race. Respect of safety standards is critical to ensuring that the thousands of participants who will attend the 22nd Tarragona popular race will enjoy this unique experience, so the organizers and sponsors have encouraged citizens to participate in a In addition to such an important event for the city and the province.

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