08 Nov DAHON Sponsors 2016 Tour of Hainan
Folding bike leader returns as exclusive sponsor for island race
1 November 2016, Hainan , China – World leader in folding bikes, DAHON, has exclusively sponsored the HNB Tour of Hainan for the second time in a row. The nine stage 2.HC race is now in its 11th year and ran from October 22-30 2016. 20 teams from around the world compete over a 1,500 kilometer course and the honor of overall winner this year went to Kazakhstani cyclist Alexey Lutsenko.
DAHON was an exclusive sponsor for the Tour of Hainan for the second year running and sent a team of five to participate in the associated events. A 30 second DAHON ad featured during the opening ceremony at the central plaza and the company gifted 40 of their folding bicycles to the race committee.
Display tents with bikes, entertainments and refreshments featured throughout the course, with participants able to experience track simulations on full sized, stationary DAHON bikes, as well as check out the latest folding models for the Chinese market.
DAHON CEO and founder Dr David Hon explained: “We are more than pleased to sponsor this event once again. Part of our mission statement is to contribute to raising the global profile of cycling, and we are especially happy to help shine a light on the beautiful island of Hainan. Whist one might usually associate folding bikes with urban commuting, they can in fact make the ideal companion for professional cyclists who want to keep up their training while traveling, thanks to their ultra portability.”
In 1982, DAHON ignited the folding bicycle revolution with the introduction of the DAHON Convertible, the forefather of most modern-day folding bicycles. Today, DAHON is recognized as a world leader. Spearheaded by the guiding principles of innovation, reinvention and technological leadership, DAHON is committed to creating quality product, a unique riding experience and green mobility solutions for people leading active, environmentally friendly lifestyles. Headquartered in California, DAHON’s offices, factories, cooperating assembly plants and distributing partner network reaches around the world. For more information regarding DAHON’s products, please visit www.dahon.com.