Ronda Pilipinas Mass Ride
18 September, 2011
Quezon City, Philippines
All cyclists are invited to join the Ronda Pilipinas Kick Off Ride on September 18 in Quezon City as they will be given away (1) Mountain Bike and event shirt for the first 500 registrants.
LBC Ronda Pilipinas to kick off in QC with a fun ride
The countdown to LBC Ronda Pilipinas officially begins on September 18 with a fun ride and presentation of the 16 teams entitled “LBC Ronda Pilipinas: Ro-Ronda Na!” at the Quezon City Hall grounds according to LBC Express, Inc. Global Corporate Communications Head Jocel G. de Guzman.
De Guzman, who is also the media director of LBC Ronda Pilipinas, said that Ro-Ronda Na! is the kick-off event of the biggest road bicycle race in the country to introduce the 16 participating teams and 96 riders to the media and public.
“We want the public to meet the teams and riders competing for the 7 million in total prize pot and we want everyone with bicycle to be part of LBC Ronda Pilipinas through the fun ride of Ro-Ronda Na! a week before the actual race starts in Cagayan De Oro,” De Guzman added.
In partnership with the Quezon City local government, the Ro-Ronda Na! kick off fun ride is opened to all ages and types of bicycles which will cover Quezon City Circle, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon Avenue and finish Quezon City Hall grounds. Registration will start as early as 6:00am.
“If it is a cycling tradition to end a cycling tour at the Kilometer Zero at the city of Manila since time immemorial, we are making a new cycling tradition by holding the kick-off event in Quezon City,” De Guzman said.
De Guzman also revealed that the first 500 fun ride participants who will register on-site on September 18 will get a free LBC Ronda Pilipinas t-shirt and will get a chance to win a mountain bike in a raffle at the end of the fun ride. However, he said that in order to get the free t-shirt and qualify for the bike raffle, it is a prerequisite for the first 500 participants to “LIKE” LBC Ronda Pilipinas Facebook page at www.facebook.com/rondapilipinas.
“LBC Ronda Pilipinas is for every bike enthusiasts regardless of age. We are building a biking community and we want them to feel the Ronda Pilipinas fever through this event so please like us on facebook,” De Guzman said.
LBC Ronda Pilipinas is sactioned by PhilCycling and will cover 1,650 kilometers and 30 cities nationwide from September 24 to October 9. There will be 16 teams with 13 regional teams, 2 commercial and the under-23 national team.