Focsani became an attraction point for the young enthusiastic cyclists. VARANA Rotary Club organized Sunday, October 4th a series of events to promote cycling, under the slogan “We are not blocking traffic, we are a part of it”. Focsani Theatre Square hosted the finals of a cyclist mini-tour Buzau-Focsani. The route was crossed by 25 children and teenagers who cycled to the destination where they received, officially, from the representatives of VARANA Rotary Club the Cyclist Cup. The relay stayed in the city for almost a week, aimed at promoting cycling as a sport and as means of transportation safe, healthy and environmentally friendly, available to all age groups. Also, another objective of the action to draw attention of authorities for the installation of bike lanes and bicycle stands at schools and public institutions. Relay marked the fact that this year Rotary Club is 80 years since it founded the first time in Romania.
Rodica Dinut, VARANA Rotary Club Focsani President said that intentions event was to draw attention to this sport, which can be a healthy hobby, to encourage local governments to build bicycle lanes and implement rider`s imagine as a participant in traffic, with the same rights and obligations. Also, the president said how important is to raise the road education level of citizens in the matter of cyclists participation in traffic, effects in reducing accidents, but also the urban or economic advantages.