The Victoria HarbourCats need locals to get to their video games on two wheels, now not 4.
That’s why they’ve partnered with Excursion de Victoria and bike owner Ryder Hesjedal, in hopes of having fanatics cycling to the Wilson’s Staff Stadium at Royal Athletic Park (RAP) this summer season.
Whilst the HarbourCats hope to look other folks use their motorcycles all summer season lengthy, the general common season HarbourCats sport on Aug. 11 shall be ‘Motorcycle to the Park Day,’ in birthday celebration of Victoria’s biking tradition and as a lead-in for the Excursion de Victoria on Aug. 17 – the place an estimated 2,000 cyclists of every age and skills will hit the pavement in a mass-participation biking match with seven distance choices.
The cycling-baseball partnership was once began within the hopes of having fanatics lively too.
“We understand how handy our location is, for other folks to stroll or cycle to the park — and we additionally know what Ryder’s identify way on this group, so it’s an excellent have compatibility to try this,” mentioned Jim Swanson, common supervisor and managing spouse of the HarbourCats.
“Now we have 9 day video games this season, and the ones particularly are easiest days to journey to the sport. Conserving this Motorcycle to the Park Day with a 1 p.m. get started on that ultimate Sunday is perfect for everybody.”
And adolescence are inspired to hop on their motorcycles too. If prizes and actions don’t get them pedaling, then the danger to motorbike at the box sooner than the sport would possibly do the trick.
“These days shall be a option to additional acknowledge how a laugh, pleasant and handy biking in our area is,” mentioned the HarbourCats in a media unlock.
Swanson mentioned the cycling match “shall be a part of our season-ending Fan Appreciation Day with Pastime Sports activities, all the time an ideal day on the park.”
The HarbourCats 2019 season comprises 27 league video games and begins June 7. Tickets can also be bought on-line at harbourcats.ticketrocket.co.
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