Flying Ace Cycle Club to host 50 mile road race this weekend
The tireless efforts of coach of the Berbice based Flying Ace Cycle Club has seen the development of the sport in that region and those cyclists have benefitted immensely. Once again the cyclists will be in action when that club stages a 50 mile road race, Sunday September 23 next. The riders will pedal off from Main and Alexander Streets, New Amsterdam and journey to Nand Persaud Rice Mill, Number 36 Village Corentyne.
Mr. Roberts said that most of the top riders out of the Ancient County will participate in the race. He said that the event will be viewed as preparation for the imminent annual 5 stage event slated for October 11. The coach further explained that while the event is confined to cyclists from his club, some juveniles out of Georgetown clubs have been invited to participate in that segment of the race.
Meanwhile, Mr. Roberts and top cyclist, Neil Reece, journeyed to the Brickdam offices of Ezee Jet yesterday afternoon where accountant of that firm, Ram Kellawan handed over the sponsorship package to the latter individual.
Mr. Kellawan said that his firm was delighted to support the event in keeping with its mandate to support developmental activities involving young people. He complimented the organizers and assured them that his firm is always available to support similar ventures. Mr. Roberts conveyed his deep gratitude and assured Mr. Kellawan that the gift would go a far way in accomplishing the organizers’ goal.