Cycling from San Mariano to Catanzaro in six days: Here is the challenge of the ' cyclochilies '
"We gladly accepted the invitation of this group of friends and, mayor in the head, we will wave the flag to kick off a path that from the sunflower of San Mariano will go to San Mango d'aquino, in the province of Catanzaro, under the banner of a beautiful motto ' If life is a journey we do it by bike… ' ". To say, the Councillor Corcianese Francesco Mangano (Public works, urban planning, economic Development, construction) introducing the fourth edition of a ' Ciclotour ' born on the initiative of a group of friends residing in the province of Perugia, decided to earn the ' Their ' Tyrrhenian, year after year and through different paths.
As usual, departure on October 1 from Umbria, of course from Corciano and arrival on October 6 in Calabria, passing through Ladispoli (1st stage 178 km) – Formia (2nd stage 185 km) – Torre del Greco (3rd stage 105 km) – Agropoli (4th stage 145 km) – Maratea (5th stage 145km) – San Mango D'Aquino (6th stage 155 km). In the middle, they underline these "cyclochillies" – names that are given to emphasize also their territorial belonging – "The amusing climbing of Vesuvius and about 1000 km to be tackled with a good rhythm. In the past editions – add – We have always tried to vary the route to find new places, as in the second edition when we traveled the Adriatic coast ".
The group is numerically varied over time, moving from initials 3 to 8, to 5 this year. "The reasons why this adventure was born-they explain again-are simple, spirit of adventure, love for the bike, visit wonderful places, stay with friends and especially return to the place where you were born, with some calories burnt in more". A spirit that has conquered the councillor and also the community Corcianese "have been many so far and will be many even Monday-confirms Mangano-to accompany the bicycle the ' cyclopeppers ', generally for a few dozen kilometers, then Leave them on their rides along the streets of Italy. "
The company of these darefiners, in any case has made a breach in the community "thanks to the municipal administration that welcomes us on arrival-they say again-at the Professional Institute Cavour-Marconi-Pascal of Perugia that produced our beautiful logo, the Juventus storyteller, in art ' Leomina ', who composed the song ' If Life is a journey we do it by bike ' ". Inevitable the social coverage of the Ciclotour on the FB cyclochilies page. The group, in line with the spirit of friendship that animates it, "we also tried to involve – rebrand – the families of our friends disappeared riding their bikes in an unfortunate and sad morning of 2010. We hope that the time is merciful-they conclude-and that the legs turn well!!!! "