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Sanchez and Contador ride for charity

By:
Laura Weislo
Published:
October 25, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:56 BST
Edition:
First Edition Cycling News, October 25, 2008

The Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez and the last winner of the Giro d'Italia and the Tour of Spain,...

The Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez and the last winner of the Giro d'Italia and the Tour of Spain, Alberto Contador, will guest star at the sixth edition of the "Fiesta de al Bicicleta" this Sunday. The event is organized by the Fundación Ciclista Euskadi, and aimed primarily at children. The two champions along with members of the Euskaltel-Euskadi and Orbea Oreka SDA teams will accompany the youths along a seven kilometre course beginning at 10:00 in front of the Antiguo Seminario de Derio (Bizkaia), next to the headquarters of the Foundation.

Registration will begin at 8:45 the morning of the event, or can be done by calling 94 454 51 27. Longer rides for adults will be held as well. For more information, visit www.fundacioneuskadi.com.

(Additional editorial assistance by Susan Westemeyer)

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