26th August 2004
THE WAY FOR THE TOUR OF
A member of
staff from the
Dr Tony Daniels (38), Knowledge Transfer Manager in the Faculty of Applied Computing Sciences, will take part in the race on Monday 30th August 2004.
The ManchesTour has been organised to celebrate the return of the Tour of Britain cycle race at the start of September.
Starting at the
will have to face the fearsome climb of Holme Moss,
the same climb the Tour of Britain riders will face on the second stage from
Dr Daniels, who maintains his fitness by cycling every weekend and playing five a-side football as part of the university team, has had an interest in cycling since school.
“My interest in cycling has grown over the years and I now try to take part in five long distance rides a year,” said Tony.
“The ManchesTour ride is a brand new ride and it is much harder than any of the other long distance rides, featuring one of the hardest hills in the country - Holmes Moss.
“Both my wife and I are
cycle fanatics and will be staying in
Supporters of the ManchesTour include Sport England, Manchester Evening News, Manchester City Council and Lucozade Sport.
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Lindsey Bird, Assistant Press Officer
01522 886625 firstname.lastname@example.org
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