Gianni Bugno con i bikers al Grand Hotel Terme

On the occasion of the 120th anniversary of the publication of Alfredo Oriani’s The bicycle, published by Zanichelli in 1902, the Oriani Foundation and the Oriani Association, in collaboration with the Riolo Terme Cycling Hub and the municipalities of Riolo Terme and Casola Valsenio, have established the Award ” The Bicycle “Alfredo Oriani. The first edition awarded an Italian cycling legend like Gianni Bugno: the two-time world champion, winner of a Giro d’Italia and numerous classics, took part in a ride on the hills between Riolo Terme, Faenza and Brisighella together with some journalists and promoters of local cycle tourism.

foto dell'evento con gianni bugno

The awards ceremony took place on Saturday 29 October in the Sala Murri of the Grand Hotel Terme di Riolo. Present in the hall Massimo Isola, mayor of Faenza, Federica Malavolti, mayor of Riolo Terme, Giorgio Sagrini, mayor of Casola Valsenio, Luca della Godenza, mayor of Castel Bolognese, Manuela Rontini, regional councilor, and Maria Luisa Martinez representing the Province of Ravenna.

The reasons for the award at the SL Academy Gianni Bugno

Gianni Bugno’s SL Academy team was awarded for the new Wellness & Positive Sport tours, specialized wellness programs aimed at improving the psycho-physical state, to be held in spa locations selected for criteria of professionalism and refinement. A real Cycling Experience for those who want to live and share their passion for cycling, wellness, health, places, traditions and typical local products with the best athletic trainers in the cycling world.

The video story of the first edition of the Alfredo Oriani Prize

The video of the day that saw the two-time road cycling world champion Gianni Bugno as protagonist and guest at the Terme di Riolo.