The second annual Roy’s Taxi Service cycle race which was organised by the Flying Ace Cycle Club (FACC) was held on Sunday on the West Berbice.
The 30 miles event started from Bennet Dam in front of the Roy’s Taxi Service, Rosignol Village, West Bank Berbice base before proceeded to Litchfield School and back to finish at it point of origin.
The event which was for cyclist of the FACC saw Balram Narine being dominant as he rode away from the rest of the field to win easily in a time of 1 hour , 40 minutes.
Narine broke away from the rest of the field at Fort Wellington on the upward journey and was not caught or threatened after, winning all six sprint prizes available. Riding in second was David Hicks; he was followed home by Sybrone Fernandez, Clement Doris and Sanjay Bagot.
In the 12-14 category, the winner was Mario Washington with Shunarine Bhowandin second.
The first female to cross the finish line was Maria Carrington with US volunteer and new comer to the club Christine Miller second.
Some 16 riders participated in the event with the 12-14 and female riders pedaling from Fort Wellington to the Finish line.
The Presentation of prizes and other incentives was done immediately after the completion of the race, by owner of the Taxi Service and former cyclist Tyrone Ray Kishore.
The race was organized by the Club Coach Randolph Roberts. According to Roberts the event is being held to help revitalize the sport in that part of the County. He would also like to extend special thanks to the Guyana Police Force for their assistance.
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