The Tour of Luzon 2009 kicks off Monday from Quezon City to Quezon province with 90 cyclists battling it out for seven days for the 2 million total cash prize.
Here are some of the participants:
Two-time champion Warren Davadilla of Regasco team
Former Tour winners Arnel Quirimit of Happy Nuts
Rhyan Tanguilig of Team Liquigaz/LPGMA
Santy Barnachea of Mobile Wonders
Contenders Lloyd Reynante of American Vinyl
Merculio Ramos of My Photos
Team Batang Tagaytayâ€™s Baler Ravina
Tour veteran Dante Cagas of the 7-11/Road Bike Philippines
Joel Calderon for DPT Law
Oscar Rendole for GeoEstate/The Beacon
The top 12 riders will earn slots on the national team under PhilCycling president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino.