Tour de Grand Bahama bike race results
by Bahama Islands Info
The Bahamas Amateur Cycling Federation continued with its Cycling Development Youth Program, its Family Island Development, its revitalizing of its Island Association, as this Organization along with partners made a stop in the country's second city, Freeport, Grand Bahama for the First Annual Herman Major & Grand Bahama Tank Cleaning Co ltd Cycling Tour Championship Staged on Sat/Sun 9th -10th August, 2008.
According to V.P of the Federation Keith Lloyd, "this is a process that we have undertaken to go into the existing organization and revitalizes them, encourage them to establish youth developed programs, stage cycling clinics within youth companies etc. To encourage community fun bike rides, to educated the public in their communities about the benefits of the sport such as, its environmental benefits, health benefits just to name a few.
This is an ongoing project to cover all the Islands of the Bahamas, establish various bicycle clubs, and where possible cycling associations. We formed a committed headed by Veteran Cyclist Sam Iron Man Brown, and Noel Donna Brown, to travel the country seeking out talented youths, training them for local and international competition for the next four years, as we prepare for the next Olympics."