Tuesday, August 10, 2010

2010 Tour of Grand Bahama cycling race to be held August 21-22

Submitted by Rowshan Jones  

FREEPORT, Grand Bahama -- On Saturday August 21st and Sunday August 22nd, 2010, the Grand Bahama Cyclist Club will host the 2010 edition of the Tour of Grand Bahama. This is a stage race that will consist of three stages held over two days.

The first stage is a 60 mile road race with a tentative start time of 8:00am. The second is a 5 mile time trial that will be held in the afternoon at 2:00pm. Both stages will be held on the Grand Bahama Highway near the Airport Round a Bout, which is a less than 5 minute walk from the Airport for participants who may decide to travel that morning.

The third stage, which will be held on the morning of August 22nd, is a 36 mile criterium race that will be held over a short course that begins in the parking lot of the Teachers & Salaried Workers Cooperative Credit Union Building.

For participants from other islands, the Grand Bahama Cyclist Club has information on deals available with airlines, nearby hotels and rental car agencies. For additional information contact 1(242)352-9308 or e-mail gb-cyclist@hotmail.com

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