- Partnership with Highland Bike Shop.
- Partnership with Antigonish Highland Games.
- Four track-inspired events for a unique road competition.
- Total racing time about same as a regular criterium.
- General classification based on ranking points from each stage.
- Races for local residents wanting to spin around the track.
- Speedway ( Riverside International Speedway ) is about the same length as the famous velodrome in Roubaix, France, but 4 lanes wide.
- There is a stage race the next day so spend the night in the area.