Humphrey’s Bakery sponsors Roraima Bikers Club team for three stage race
- pedals off today in Berbice
Humphrey’s Bakery & Farm Products along with cycling enthusiast Raymond Perez have combined efforts to sponsor Roraima Bikers Club (RBC) 7-member team for the 46th Independence three-stage cycle road race which pedals off today in the Ancient County of Berbice.
Leading RBC’s quest for the team title is tested tried and proven warrior Warren ‘Forty’ Mc Kay who will be ably backed up by Guyana’s sprint king, Alonzo Greaves. This duo has proven their class over the years and along with the likes of Albert ‘Bertie’ Philander, Alex Mendes, junior Mario King and veterans Raymond ‘Steely’ Newton and Virgil Jones, RBC will fancy their chances of topping the other local clubs.
Organised by National Cycling Coach Hassan Mohamed on behalf of the National Sports Commission (NSC), this year’s contest Mohamed has stated has attracted close to 90 starters and all things being equal, last year’s time can be lowered.
Trinidad and Tobago’s professional club Heat Wave is expected to be a wave to be reckon with as well as the Miami based Team Cocos which produced last year’s winner, Yosmani Pol. Today’s first stage pedals off from the Corriverton police Station, Corentyne Berbice at 07:30hrs to end in New Amsterdam.
The second stage starts at 14:00hrs at Rosignol with the cyclists proceeding to the Capital City to finish at Carifesta Avenue. The final stage is set for tomorrow, commencing in the Bauxite Mining Town of Linden at 08:00hrs to end on Homestretch Avenue. A total of 171.3 miles (274.3km) will be covered by the riders.