Promasidor, producers of Cowbell products in partnership with Pens and Plastics has launched the 3rd Edition of Cowbell National Cycling Tour which kicks start on 27th May, 2013.

Cycling Pix 2?The National Cycling tour has been revived by Promasidor two years ago to help develop cycling which has been labelled among the lesser note sports.

This year?s edition will see cyclists from 12 teams across the country with 6 competitors from each team touring 8 Regions of Ghana in 13 days.

Speaking at the launch of this year? tournament, the Managing Director of Promasidor, Oliver Thiry expressed his company?s

Commitment to cycling is to develop the pool of youngsters and talents, who will be winning international laurels, and to sustain the healthy living agenda through nutrition, exercise and clean environment. The tour will also encourage and boost local tourism.

He took the opportunity to reiterate Promasidor?s position to be the headline sponsor of the tour for another three years.

On his part, the Managing Director of Pens and Plastics, Fabrice Parodat also expressed their commitment to this worthy course and advised the competitors to carry the tournament in a free and fair manner which will at the end bring?honor?to true and deserving teams and individuals.

The tour which will begin on the 27th May 2013 and ends on 8th will start with a race from Accra to Mankesim, Cape Coast, Assin Fosu, Kumasi, Sunyani, Tamale, Buipe, Kintampo, Techiman, Kumasi, Koforidua, Mamfe, Adokrom, back to Koforidua, Ada, Dzodze, Denu, back to Ada, Tema and back to Accra.

In all, the cyclist will be covering a total travel distance of 2156 kilometers and a total race distance of 1313 kilometers.

Overall, the sponsor of the tour has invested GH?780,000.00 into the event, a 52.5% increase of what it had committed in 2011.

At the end, trophies will be won and a winning price is at stake for the best competitors.




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