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Montréal-Boston Tour August 5-12, 2007 The Race An 8-stage tour held in August 2007 A recurrent, top-level (2.1 UCI-labelled) international cycling tour A lternating the start - finish on a yearly basis U p to 50% P ro T our teams A strong C anadian and A merican representation

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Montréal-Boston Tour

August 5-12, 2007


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The Race

  • An 8-stage tour held in August 2007

  • Arecurrent, top-level(2.1 UCI-labelled) internationalcycling tour

  • Alternating the start-finish on a yearly basis

  • Up to 50% Pro Tour teams

  • A strong Canadian and American representation


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The Stages

The tour consists of 8 stages in 8 days

  • 4 stages in Quebec

    • August 5: Montreal-Montreal

    • August 6: South shore-Châteauguay

    • August 7: Châteauguay –Sherbrooke

    • August 8: Sherbrooke-St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu

  • 4 stages in New England

    • August 9: Jay Peak-Sugar Bush

    • August 10: Franconia Notch-Concord

    • August 11: Manchester-Nashua

    • August 12: Boston-Boston


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The Teams

The Montréal-Boston Tour will host 140 of the best cyclists of North America, South America and overseas.

Three categories of teams will participate:

Pro-Tour teams

The best teams of the world are gathered in a professional circuit called the “Pro-Tour”. The Pro-Tour teams are those who participate to the best races of the world, like Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and Vuelta d’Espana.

National teams

These teams are supported by the national federation. The best riders not involved in a trade team are selected to be part of this team.

Continental teams

These teams are competing on the professional American circuit. These teams represent the best American riders.


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The Opportunities

The Montréal-Boston Tour is more than just a sporting event - it’s an opportunity for communities to create unique, relevant programs and events surrounding and supporting the Tour

Economic

Business opportunities

Networking events, VIP stands, dinners with athletes, etc…

Social

Fundraising activities for a social cause

Youth races

Health awareness and education

Cultural

Shows, banquets and public entertainment

Exchanges within ethnic communities

Tourism

Meetings with tourism associations

Your imagination is your only limitation – think outside the box!


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The Partnerships

Sponsorship in the Montréal-Boston Tour is a great investment for any local, national or international business

  • International visibility and increased tourist flow

  • Broadcasts in Canada, USA and foreign countries

  • Press coverage, promotion and public relations campaigns

  • Economic, social, sports, cultural exchanges

  • Important economic spin-offs

  • Becoming an instigator of wellness within the community

    “The formula proposed by the Montréal-Boston Tour will be a first in over 100 years of cycling history.” Mr. Pat McQuaid, President of the UCI


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New Hampshire

New Hampshire will host two full stages of the Tour with starts and finishes in the following communities:

Franconia Notch (Start) August 10

Concord (Finish) August 10

Manchester (Start) August 11

Nashua (Finish) August 11

Steering committees have been established each of the 4 New Hampshire host communities

Representatives from Montréal will work with each community on all race aspects including (but not limited to): volunteers, logistics, security, safety, police and media

Sponsorships – State-wide, regional, local





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August 11

StartManchester

Goffstown

New Boston

Weare

Deering

Hillsborough

Antrim

Stoddard

Nelson

Hancock

Bennington

Greenfield

Lyndeborough

Wilton

Milford

Brookline

Hollis

FinishNashua

NH Route Details*

*Subject to change

August 10

StartFranconia State Park

Franconia

Easton

Woodstock

Warren

Wentworth

Rumney

Groton

Hebron

Bridgewater

Alexandria

Bristol

Danbury

Wilmot

Andover

Salisbury

Webster

Warner

Hopkinton

FinishConcord


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NH Steering Committee

First Lady, Dr. Susan Lynch, Honorary Chair

Van McLeod, Commissioner, Department of Cultural Resources

Lillie Green, Governor Lynch’s Office

Michael Pillsbury, DOT

Tom Jameson, DOT

Marta Modigliani, Safety

Vicki Cimino, Travel and Tourism

Roger Clements, NH National Guard

Major Sue Forey, NH State Police

Anne Marie French, NH Local Government Center

Kristen Harbaugh, DCR

Host community representatives to state committee:*

Franconia Notch Amy Bassett

Concord Ken Lurvey

Manchester Marcia Snively

Nashua Kelly Dowling

*(subject to change)


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Find out more

Visit www.nh.gov/nhculture for New Hampshire and full Tour updates and information

Official Montréal-Boston Tour website

www.montreal-boston-tour.com


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