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The Netherlands will show its passion for bicycles at the Bicigo Fair in Bogota

The hospitable side of the guest will share his passion for bicycles during the first event of the event, which brings together more than 100 exhibitors in the industry.

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"We, the Dutch, share with you the Colombians a great passion for bicycles, and that is why we are here to tell our story," he said. the Ambassador of the Netherlands to Colombia, Jeroen Roodenburg, during the presentation of the meeting.

Netherlands This is a worldwide reference in the use of the bicycle as it has 35,000 kilometers of cycling paths and the majority of the population uses it daily for transportation.

At the meeting, which will take place from 29 November to 2 December, 20 companies from the European side will sell their products and share the health and environmental benefits of using bicycles.

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The national quota will be the responsibility of Department of Boyaca (Central) starting from his governor, Carlos Amaya, as "the most important land in Latin American cycling."

"We think this is an excellent opportunity for the department, since we can pay tribute to all of our Boyak Cyclists, we can put Boyakas as a destination for cycling tourism," Amaya added.

Bicyclists Nairo Quintana, champion of Giro d 'Italia and Tour of Spain; Miguel Angle Lopez, King of the Tour of Switzerland; Winner Anakon, by the way, are born in Boyakas.

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Additionally, the Bicigo you can enjoy exhibitions and flatland shows, BMX style, first Scooter Columbia championship, roller races and Xtreme Fest.

Bicigo This is the first major bicycle meeting organized by Corferias with the support of National Federation of Traders (Fenalco), will be integrated according to project leader Kristina Catolico, "everything related to the world of cycling in one place".

According to Fenalko data, in 2017 339 699 bicycles were imported and 207 101 were admitted by 31 August 2018.

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