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tiermat

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TOB The Tour Series
« on: April 06, 2009, 11:17:18 am »
Received this email this morning:

Anyone interested? I have registered interest in helping in MK.

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Volunteers Needed for The Tour Series

This summer the [WINDOWS-1252?]UK’s top professional cycling teams will battle it out gladiatorial-style in The Tour Series, a 10 round town and city centre series around the UK.

The Tour Series is a revolutionary new concept in cycle racing which brings unique and exciting team racing to the streets of the UK. Unlike any other UK cycling series The Tour Series is not based on individual athletic performance, but instead on team performance.

Starting on the 21st May, in Milton Keynes, 10 teams of five highly-tuned professional cyclists will engage in combat against each other to become the overall champions of The Tour Series. Each night the teams will aim to place their top three riders in the highest positions at the end of one hour of intense, fast-paced and attacking racing around a 1-1.5km city centre circuit - delivering all of the thrills and spills of this high-speed sport.

The dates are:

21st May Milton Keynes

28th May Exeter

2nd June Woking

4th June Peterborough

9th June Blackpool

11th June Southport

16th June Stoke on Trent

18th June Colchester

23rd June Chester

25th June Southend on Sea

The Tour Series are looking for volunteers who they rely upon to make this event a success and an evening to remember. The only thing you need to volunteer is basic common sense: your role as a marshal will involve making sure that spectators stay clear of the road, managing crossing points, and acting as an information point for spectators.

To get involved in The Tour Series, please email info@thetour.co.uk listing your name, email address, mobile number and the venue(s) you are interested in. Registration closes on the 1st May 2009.

For all the news, race routes, riders and developments from The Tour Series, visit Tour Series Professional City Centre Cycle Racing, Tour of Britain

Please accept our apologies if you have already receive an email from The Tour with regards to the above.
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Re: TOB The Tour Series
« Reply #1 on: April 07, 2009, 01:45:06 pm »
I've just been discussing this with one of the Road Safety Officers.

In Southend the racing starts at 7 p.m. but the sea front will be closed to traffic from noon.  There will be lots of other events and stalls going on at the time.

Anyone fancy a trip to Sarfend on Thursday 25th June?
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Re: TOB The Tour Series
« Reply #2 on: April 07, 2009, 04:41:17 pm »
I've just been discussing this with one of the Road Safety Officers.

In Southend the racing starts at 7 p.m. but the sea front will be closed to traffic from noon.  There will be lots of other events and stalls going on at the time.

Anyone fancy a trip to Sarfend on Thursday 25th June?
As a volunteer or spectator?

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Re: TOB The Tour Series
« Reply #3 on: April 07, 2009, 05:15:50 pm »
Since the Borough Council have ploughed some money into this, there will be sideshows and stalls. I wonder whether we ought to mount a YACF stall? Or a WARTY stall? Annie in Anne Summers Chocolate-flavoured Body Paint?  :thumbsup:
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Re: TOB The Tour Series
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2009, 07:33:01 am »
Definitely going along to cheer on the 28th in Exeter. :thumbsup:
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Re: TOB The Tour Series
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2009, 03:12:43 pm »
Highlights of last nights 'Tour Series' on ITV4 tonight at 7pm