Thanks - The article is just the prove of what "real" athletes are ready so sacrifice in order to do their job-even with such limitations in budged & equipment-they're determined to ride at the highest levelEric8-A said:
I hope it becomes a successful program.take underprivileged kids with cycling talent from the countryside to Medellin, sponsor their education and mentor them through sport to become contributing members of Colombian society.
This was especially heartwarming to hear. From top to bottom the cycling community tends to support it's own.Bala Verde said:Good read. Also nice to see that colleagues and other representatives were willing to help them out. It's also great initiative to
I hope it becomes a successful program.
I thought it's especially sad that they have to buy their own bikes. Really Giant/Trek/Specialized/Cervelo, you don't have 10 frames lying around that you could give those guys?luckyboy said:It's pretty saddening that they had to do all that, but it's nice that others helped out.
Should Gobernacion not get a chinese frame sponsor? what's the differencespalco said:I thought it's especially sad that they have to buy their own bikes. Really Giant/Trek/Specialized/Cervelo, you don't have 10 frames lying around that you could give those guys?
Great read.Eric8-A said:
“Antioquia is great for riding, and it’s where all of the best Colombian riders are from,” Botero said
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