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Digicell Valentine’s Cycling Tour Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 February 2016 00:00

The Cycling Federation of Belize in partnership with Digicell will be sponsoring the Annual Digicell Valentine’s Cycling Tour which will commence on Thursday 11th February to Sunday 14th February, 2016, for Elite, U-23 and Masters.

Meanwhile, the female and Jr. /Youth riders will compete only in the Valentine’s Road Race Classic that will be held on Sunday 14th February.

The Valentine’s Cycling Tour will commence on Thursday 11th February with stage 1, which is a 40 miles Road Race that will commence at 6:00 am from Leslie’s Imports to Mile 21 and then back to Leslie’s Imports.
On Friday 12th February, Stage 2 which is also a 50 miles Road Race will start at 6:00 am from Leslie’s Imports through the Boom Road to Data Pro and then back to Leslie’s Imports.

The Individual Time Trial will form Stage 3 of the Tour and this will be held on Saturday 13th February. The Individual Time Trial will cover a distance of 12 miles and is scheduled to commence at 6:30 am from CD’s – 6 miles up the Boom Road and back to CD’s.

Later in the afternoon Stage 4 is expected to take place utilising the Belmopan Circuit. This will cover a distance of 0.93 miles and will include Zennia Street, Royal Palm Boulevard, and Mandarine Street.  This stage will commence at 3:00 pm while the Elite Riders will do 35 laps along the same course for 32.5 miles.

On Sunday 14th February, the junior and youth riders will start at 9:00 am from Central Farm to Leslie’s Imports for a 63 miles event.

The female riders will start at 9:30 am from Roaring Creek to Leslie’s Imports for a total distance of 47 miles.

Meanwhile, Stage 5, which will see only the Elite riders compete will commence at 9:00 am from the San Ignacio Hotel to the Benque Border and then onto Leslie’s Imports for a total distance of 90 miles.