Cycling in Dubai – the 2014 Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge

Cycling in Dubai - the 2014 Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle ChallengeThe Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge is the most anticipated cycling event of the year! It is set to take place on Friday, December 12, at Nad Al Sheba Cycle Park, Dubai, UAE. The event is the largest cycling challenge for beginners and experts alike in the region; participants will cover a distance of 92km. Start time is 06:00 am.

Registration for the event is set to close on Sunday, December 7, 11:59 pm. Ages 15 years and older can register online (at premieronline.com). Price depends on the age of the registrant. The fee includes a certificate of completion, medal for finishers, and refreshments.

Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge event, now in its fifth year, has grown exponentially and attracts thousands of cycling enthusiasts from all over the planet, including some of the world’s top riders. It is held each year under the Patronage of the Dubai Sports Council with support from the Dubai Government and the UAE Cycling Federation.

The 92 km route takes cyclists through Dubai’s most famous landmarks, including the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Mall, Burj Al Arab and, of course, the city itself.

If 92km seems too far, participants may consider taking part in the final build-up ride that is on 28 November, which covers a distance of 85km. Three build-up rides have already taken place in preparation for the full 92 km race. Beginning in September, a 35km, a 45km and a 65km rides have aided cyclers get ready for the big day.

Another option for those who want an opportunity to enjoy the sport of cycling with other like-minded people in a safe enjoyable environment is Cycle Safe Dubai; the groupbrings together cycle enthusiasts of all ages and abilities who want in on the fun.

In addition to the Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge, there will be the first Junior Cycle Challenge for 7-16 year olds; it will be held on Thursday 11 December. Junior cyclists aged 7-10 will be able to enter a 16km race, while 11-16 year olds will race over 32km. Registration for the Junior Challenge will cost 50dhs, with participants receiving a finisher’s medal and t-shirt.Online registration for this event closes on Saturday, December 6, 11:59 pm.

Mini Rides for smaller children aged 6 and under will take place on the day of the Spinneys 92 Cycle Challenge on 12 December. So bring out the entire family and be part of the cycling activity, or participate as spectator in support of the cycling-loving community of Dubai.

Cycling in Dubai - the 2014 Spinneys Dubai 92 Cycle Challenge

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