“Bike for Life, Sport’s Tourism, Bike for All”

The Thai Cycling Association welcomes all cyclists to join the “Bike For Life, Sport’s Tourism, Bike For All” competition, to support Thailand’s tourism and promote exercising. The winners of this competition will get a trophy and a medal on behalf of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn. This competition will take place on February 12th, 2017 at Don Chedi Memorial, Suphanburi province.

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General of police, Decha Haemkrasri, president of the Thai Cycling Association has organized and named this competition “Bike for life, Sport’s Tourism, Bike For All” and invites cyclists from all over Thailand. There are 4 stages to this bicycle competition in 2017:

  • Stage 1: Don Chedi, Suphanburi province will take place on February 12th, 2017
  • Stage 2: Reang Hin Dam, Chainat province will take place on April 30th, 2017
  • Stage 3: Nakhon Nayok province will take place on May 18th, 2017
  • Stage 4: Takhee district, Nakhon Sawan province will take place on August 6th, 2017

This competition will be split between men and women and then separated into AV 40, AV 35, and no limit AV categories for the distance of 80 km. The time limit for AV 40 is 2 hours, AV 35 is 2.17 hours and no limit AV categories is 3.30 hours. The participants can use any type of bicycle that does not have aero bars or an electric motor installed. All participants must wear a helmet at all times during the competition. For participants to win a trophy on behalf of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, they must complete at least 3 stages of the competition with the most points within each category.

Each stage of this competition is limited to 1,500 participants and all participants will get medals. The Thai Cycling Association will be announcing the competition on January 9th, 2017 at Ballroom C Hall, 6th floor Amari Watergate Hotel, Patunam district, Bangkok.

Registration in advance is available on the www.thaimtb.com website. Learn more about how to register for Thai cycling events on the Thai MTB website. For more information please contact Thai Cycling Association at telephone number 027-193-340 / 027-193-342 or by fax machine at 027-193-343.

Original article posted on December 25, 2016 at Daily News