Newport Beach, CA - The Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team is proud to announce two new members and ambassadors for the Bahati Foundation. Floyd Landis and Josh Berry come onto the team just in time for the Bahati Foundation Launch and Pro Cycling Team Introduction this Friday, March 12th at one of the most exciting venues in downtown Los Angeles, Club Nokia.
Floyd Landis, winner of the Tour de Georgia, the Tour of California, Paris-Nice, and many other international races, joins the team with a focus on the mission of the Bahati Foundation to support inner-city youth and garner positive attention through his success on the bike.
"Cycling has given me so many opportunities that I wouldn't otherwise have had, and I look forward to helping provide the same opportunities for less fortunate kids." said Floyd Landis. Team General Manager, Steve Owens commented "We're confident in Floyd's commitment to being a powerful ambassador for the Bahati Foundation and supporting the team in winning marquee events like the Tour of California."
Josh Berry, a Portland, OR resident, comes to the program as a member of the US National Team in Cyclocross.
Rahsaan Bahati and Floyd Landis will be at Helen's Cycles at 2501 Broadway in Santa Monica, CA on Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 5-7pm. They will present the one-of-a-kind Cannondale X Mike Giant graffiti bike that will be on auction at the Bahati Foundation Launch, discuss the Foundation outreach programs and offer invitations to the Bahati Foundation Launch and Pro Cycling Team Introduction on March 12th. For more information please go to www.bahatifoundation.org.
Proud supporters of the Bahati Foundation Pro Cycling Team include: The Bahati Foundation; Cannondale Bicycles; Louis Garneau (clothing, helmets and shoes); Shimano (components); PRO (wheels, stems and handlebars); Rio-D, RAHA SPORTS, Colorado Premier Training (coaching and wind tunnel testing); Endure Media Group; Tifosi Eyewear; Challenge Tires, Fi'zi:k (saddles and handlebar tape); MapMyRide, Feedback Sports (bicycle stands), FuDog (bags), MotorTabs, TriFlow (lubricant).