From road to off-road, Continental's tire safety and quality is chosen for adventure touring events.
During the non-competitive motorcycle tourism events Continental Italia will provide assistance along the entire route to the competitors and will participate in the event with its own team riding two splendid Benelli Leoncino 500 Trail prepared for the occasion.
Continental , which for over 140 years makes road safety and technological innovation its mission investing and producing, in addition to tires, technologies to make vehicles and roads safe, it is a technical partner of the Transitalia Marathon 2019, an international Adventouring Motorcycle Touring event non-competitive for all those who make the motorcycle a means of exploring new forms of travel and adventure.
“Adventure yes, but always in safety. For the second year we have decided to support this non-competitive event, which allows us to bring the theme of road safety even to less traveled off-road routes and around Italy, among ordinary people and enduro enthusiasts. - comments Fabio Borelli, head of Continental's two-wheel business unit Italy.
For the fifth edition of Transitalia Marathon, scheduled from 23 to 28 September, Continental Italia will provide assistance to participants throughout the itinerary. A one-of-a-kind path that crosses well 6 Regions, for a total of almost 900 km: from Rimini to Castiglion Fiorentino (AR), crossing Emilia Romagna, Toscana, Umbria, Marche e Lazio to discover the traditions, flavors and landscapes of a fascinating and exciting Italy.
A particularity of the Transitalia Marathon 2019 is the participation of a Continental team. Composed by Alessandro Broia, agent and training manager for the Business Unit motorcycle and owner of the events agency Ride & Co, Giorgio Cattaneo, PR & Communication Manager and Fabio Borelli, head of the two-wheeler Business Units, the Continental team will ride a Benelli Lion cub 500, equipped with TKC 80 tires, the super-classic offroad of the German brand.
"As true fans of engines and two wheels, this year we decided to get involved and participate in this event to experience firsthand the thrill of travel and the thrill of adventure by exploring the beauties that our country offers. , in terms of nature, culture and landscapes "- concludes Fabio Borelli.
"For some years we have been official partners of the Transitalia Marathon event - explain Roberto Vitali and Alice Muri, respectively marketing manager and communication manager of Benelli - and this year we are proud to be able to participate in the event thanks to a team born from the collaboration with Continental. The team will participate in the Transitalia Marathon riding the Benelli Leoncino Trail, a bike designed to tackle off-road routes in complete safety, guaranteeing maximum fun in all driving conditions.".
Also Garmin, active for some time for top-level Adventouring events, will again be present as a partner of Transitalia Marathon, not only to exhibit its best products for adventuring, but to provide assistance and support to pilots who already own one. After all, it is precisely these events that confirm the usefulness and importance of a GPS designed ad hoc for on-road and off-road navigation at significantly higher levels than smartphones.