Bahamontes are said to have enjoyed competing in high temperatures. His final arrival in Toledo this Tuesday was marked by heat and applause in the shadow of Toledo’s Puerta de Bisagra.
A large group of people on bicycles received the hearse from Valladolid at the gates of the capital of Castile-La Mancha, where “Fede” spent his last days. Familiar faces include former colleagues, names from the world of cycling,
Ardent Chapel, this Wednesday
The remains of “El Águila de Toledo” are still in the chapter house of the Toledo City Councilwhich, after an initial opening this Tuesday, will open its doors again on Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Immediately afterwards, in Toledo’s Primada Cathedral, the last Mass will be held by Federico Martin Bahamontes, who will later be buried in the municipal cemetery of the city of which he is the adopted son.