Fabian Cancellara, um dos mais reputados ciclistas profissionais dos últimos tempos, conhecido no pelotão pela alcunha de Spartacus, viu a sua bicicleta Trek Domane SLR preta, que utilizou na prova Tour de Flandres, em abril do ano passado, ser leiloada por mais de 16 mil euros, na Catawiki, plataforma de leilões na Internet.
Este senhor do ciclismo mundial é um dos meus ciclistas preferidos de todos os tempos. Tivesse eu dinheiro e a bicicleta do Spartacus era minha!!!
Fabian Cancellara, one of the most respected professional cyclists of recent times, known in the peloton for the nickname of Spartacus, saw his Trek Domane SLR black bicycle, which used in the Tour of Flanders in April last year, to be auctioned for more than 16 Thousand euros, in Catawiki, a platform of auctions in the Internet.
The bicycle of the famous Swiss cyclist, who was originally valued at between € 4,000 and € 8,000, was auctioned on the platform for € 16,100: “Fabian Cancellara is one of the best cyclists of all time. Before finishing his career, he won the gold medal in the individual time trial at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, his last race. In that sense, it was expected that there would be a great interest in his bicycle, which denied him the first place in his last Tour of Flanders. Even so, this figure far exceeded the initial expectations of our specialists, “said Alejandro Sanchez, Catawiki’s Director General in Portugal.
After his last race, Fabian Cancellara decided to donate his bike to a Belgian television competition, aiming to raise money for a social cause, and through which the current owner decided to auction it now on Catawiki.
This bike was created specially for Cancellara to compete in the last race of the Belgian competition, and that he had previously won three times (in 2010, 2013 and 2014). It was in perfect condition, and had engraved the three victories obtained by the cyclist in the race and still the number of dorsal of the last race under the seat.
“All these particularities have made this a unique moment, with an object much desired by fans of one of the most renowned cyclists in history. Interest in the auction has grown over the days and we have had more than 50 bids from various parts of the world, which explains the final value “, explains the Director General of Catawiki.
This gentleman of the world cycling is one of my favorite cyclists of all time. If i had the money and Spartacus’s bike was mine !!!