S.c. Duranguesa is a sports non-profit society, founded on March 04, 1936, dedicated to the promotion, encouragement and development of cycling.
Teams of cycling schools, junior and females. Another activity of the Company is the organization of sporting events (Carreras).
Junior organizes annual tests, meetings and schools UCI test, "Durango-Durango" Saria Emakumeen for Féminas. In this last part the best teams and runners of the world as seen in the victory of the three times world champion Marianne Voss, winner of the event three times.
Founded in 1936, its beginnings were engaged in the organization of some cycling tests and bike rides.
From 1931 to 2009 organized the famous Urkiola Igoera / Rise Urkiola. In the beginning was organized by the SC Bilbaina until 1936 and from then until the end of their meeting was organized by the SCDuranguesa. The winners of this event include the likes of cyclists Marino Lejarreta, Pedro Delgado, Claudio Chiappucci or Tonny Rominger. The last winner of the event was Igor Anton Anton 2009.Igor Year in 2009 Urkiola Climb
Furthermore, the Duranguesa has a professional women's team category UCI since 2004, the Bizkaia Durango. This team has fought great cyclists Joanne Somarriba or Emma Johansson, and have achieved great victories like the Tour de France in female 2003.Podium Tour de France 2003 female
Another facet of this Society has been promoting cycling from its base, creating early SEVENTY (1,972), the SCHOOL CICLISMO.adas stages of the Tour of Spain: 1,975 (end of the 16th stage IRATXE HIGH-KM-Winner URKIOLA/150 TAMAMES AUGUSTINE, output stage 17 Kms DURANGO-BILBAO/123-Victor ALLAN DONALD) 1,977 (end of the 18th stage BILBAO-HIGH-Winner URKIOLA/126 Kms JOSEPH NAZABAL , out of the 19th stage URKIOLA-MIRANDA DE Victor Fredy MAERTENS EBRO/104 Kms). It has also been organizing stages of the Tour of the Basque Country (Professional), Back to Bizkaia (people).
The Presidency of this Society have held the:
MIGUEL CERRALBO; FELIPE Barrutieta; EUSEBIO Arrinda; BLAS ATUTXA; JOSÉ ANTONIO WAITER; CIPRIANO AGIRREZABAL; COSME BARRUTIA; Balier JUAN M ª JOSH ATXOTEGI (Current President)
The current structures of cycling have changed substantially over previous years, and that then the Sports Groups as currently structured and ran as independents were not known, and some of the riders from that era who excelled in the region, were the following :
JOSE MARTIN balier; EMILIO Arroitajauregi; CIPRI AGIRREZABAL; JOSEPH AGIRREZABAL; Josetxu LIZARRALDE; COSME BARRUTIA; ANTON BARRUTIA; ALEJANDRO PUJANA; JUAN M ª balier; RAFAEL Elgezua
Already in the next stage of this Society with the creation of the School of Cycling more teams cadets, youth and amateur riders have been innumerable, internationally renowned, have been created from the same base of this Cycling Club and others have belonged to it:
JUAN CARLOS ALONSO; Sabino Angoitia; JULIAN GOROSPE; RUBEN GOROSPE; ALBERTO Leanizbarrutia; JON Egiarte; JUAN TOMAS MARTINEZ; ALFONSO GUTIERREZ; VALENTINE DORRONSORO; Sebasrijf ARGINTXONA; SANTIAGO PORTILLO; IÑAKI Vijandi; ANTONIO BALBOA; JOSE RAMON Uriarte; DAVID ETXEBARRIA; UNAI ETXEBARRIA; RICARDO OTXOA; JAVIER OTXOA; JOSEBA BELOKI; IGOR ASTARLOA; IBAN MAYO, UNAI URIBARRI, EGOITZ GARCIA, etc ...