2005 Tour de Georgia economically positive

By Mark Zalewski

Savvy North American cycling fans already know that the Tour de Georgia has a gigantic impact on cycling on this side of the pond, but the positive effects are not always as clear. A recently released impact analysis conducted by the Community Policy and Research Services division at Georgia Tech's Economic Development and Technology Ventures revealed that the 2005 Tour de Georgia generated $36.2 million in economic impact for the state of Georgia and local communities.

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