Hard blow for the Zaragoza cyclist Gorka Reina, who has had his dream cut short due to a robbery.
Affiliated with Sock Data Bike Team, This past Easter he achieved his dream of enrolling in a professional career, the Volcat that takes place in Igualada. It is a tough test that lasts four days, for 194 kilometers and 4,900 meters of ascent in the mountains. Thus, Reina managed to acquire a bicycle for such an adventure, no less than a Super Caliber 9.8 valued at almost 5,000 euros.
However, when he could begin to see his dream come true, he realized the fatal news that his bicycle had been stolen, when he had only been racing for two days.
“I had been racing for two days and on the second day when I finished I put the bike in the van and went to eat. When I returned I realized that she was not there, they had taken her away ”, recalls the cyclist in the Heraldo.
The Mossos d’Esquadra They were informed and received the complaint, although they warned him that “they had already sold it” even before the event. “Every year they steal some in the race,” he laments.
Now, his colleagues from the Sock Data Bike Team cycling club in Zaragoza have launched a campaign on Facebook to raise the money they need to pay for it, if it appeared, the money would be donated to an NGO.
“Gorka is a fighter and worker, who invests what he earns in helping his family mainly, and later, in his passion, which is the bicycle,” they point out on the social networks of his club.