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Bikes To Take Over Abu Dhabi Roads As Gran Fondo Race Returns To The UAE Capital

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Are you a cycling enthusiast residing in Abu Dhabi? Then there’s good news for you. The view on Abu Dhabi road in some months is going to give you an adrenaline rush. Bike Abu Dhabi Grand Fondo race, the most awaited bicycle event is coming to UAE Capital and fans can’t wait for it. The dates and the prize money for the event have been announced. Let’s dive into the deets.

2nd Edition Of The Bike Abu Dhabi Grand Fondo Race Is Here!

The Abu Dhabi Sports Council has confirmed that the Bike Abu Dhabi Gran Fondo cycling race will return after its enormously successful debut. On Saturday, November 18, a challenging 154 km stretch will be covered in the event. The cycling event will be broadcasted globally on Abu Dhabi Sports Channel. The second Bike Abu Dhabi Gran Fondo competition will be an exciting opportunity for cycling lovers in the UAE, especially in Abu Dhabi.
Just picture this in your mind for once. You can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Al Ain doing your favourite activity i.e riding the bicycle and if you speed up you win a cash prize. Well, we see a win-win situation either way. So let’s see how big is the prize money for this event.

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The Cash Prize Is A Whopping Dhs2 Million

Yes, you read that right! The champion of this event will take home Dhs2 Million along with a lot of wholesome memories of riding across the UAE Capital. The Bike Abu Dhabi platform hosts a variety of events around the year. But Gran Fondo stands to be one of the most notable. Of course, the prize money of Dhs2 million, or the “gran kahuna,” is what riders will be racing for. Did you know that the prizes would be distributed equally between the men’s and women’s categories? Yes, it has been announced by the organising committee as well.

The competition aims to promote cycling as a sustainable form of transportation in the UAE and as a component of a healthy lifestyle. In recent years, a vast network of bicycle pathways, including Trail X, a 15 km mountain bike trail on Hudayriyat Island, has been created to support this objective.

So start practising your riding skills. You have got time till November 18th 2023.

Cover Image Courtesy: Bike Abu Dhabi

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