Adam’s Thermal Press Release

Editorial Contact:                                                                     2013 Canton Cycling Classic Contact:
Christel K. Hall, APR CBC                                                     Jason Engle
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5th Race in 2013 Flyover Championship Race Series Runs Aug 24-25


CANTON, SD – – July 30, 2013 – – The Canton Cycling Classic (CCC) happily announces further community support and commitment to cycling in the form of a strategic sponsorship.  Adams Thermal Systems has signed on as a key sponsor of the Canton Cycling Classic, part of The 2013 Flyover Championship Race Series.  A leading Canton employer, Adams Thermal Systems is a world-class manufacturer of engine cooling systems for on- and off-highway vehicles.

“We are excited to have Adams Thermal Systems’ valuable support for the CCC,” said Jason Engle, CEO of Sioux Falls’ Legacy Electronics and promoter of the Canton Cycling Classic.  “As a local employer, their involvement helps us bring the CCC to fruition and anchor it as a premier race in the Midwest.  Their participation further demonstrates their commitment to our community and to attracting more racers to our event.”

Mike Adams, CEO of Adams Thermal Systems, added “We recognize that the Canton Cycling Classic is a tremendous opportunity for our community and for this region.  We look forward to watching this event grow as more and more people become excited about competitive cycling!”

Promoters of the Canton Cycling Classic commented further that Midwest Flyover and CCC sponsors, like ATS, are playing a major role in giving competitive cyclists the confidence that the CCC will be among the best venues in which to race.  Currently a Category B event, sponsors, promoters and riders are avidly working toward making the CCC a Category A event in the near future.


About Adams Thermal Systems (ATS)

Adams Thermal Systems is a world-class company headquartered in Canton, SD, which designs and manufactures cooling systems for vehicles and equipment across a diverse range of applications such as agriculture, construction, mining, military, truck, automotive and power generation.  The 1,000 employees of Adams Thermal Systems serve and support customers globally through locations in Canton, SD, Cedar Falls, IA, Hangzhou, China and Meersburg, Germany.

For more information about ATS, visit, or contact Tad Anderson at 605-764-1145.


For more info on the Canton Cycling Classic

     The Canton Cycling Classic was established early last year.  This year, it is also the fifth race in The 2013 Flyover Championship, formed when race directors of each Omnium banded together for the ultimate Midwest event.  CCC caps four other separate cycling events that began last April in Iowa, and continued in Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota.

For more information on the Canton Cycling Classic, visit the website, or contact race director, Dustin Bakker.


For more Flyover information

    The goal of The 2013 Flyover Championship Series is to synergize and cross-promote the efforts of the individual state races and establish the richest regional amateur race series that promotes growth and participation in Midwest cycling events.  Athletes are scored on their 4 best Omnium results out of the 5 events.

For updated information, check the 2013 Midwest Flyover website.  Potential sponsors or race participants may also contact Tim Putnam at or, or follow the series on Twitter at #midwestflyover.

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