On Ya Bike! The Cycling Thread.

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CEOCambodiaNews wrote: Thu Feb 04, 2021 1:51 am Heads up for cyclists: The first Valentine’s Bike Race will be held on 14 February 2021 along the pristine shores of Sihanoukville.

February 1, 2021
Cambodia to hold first Valentine’s Day bike race

A cycling competition to mark the Valentine’s Day will be held in Cambodia next month.

The Valentine’s Bike Race, as the event is officially called, will be held at Sihanoukville on Feb 14, according to an announcement from the Cambodia Events Organizer.

The event is a joint undertaking of the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC), Cambodian Cycling Federation and Cambodia Events Organizer.

“On 14 February 2021, The Cycling Committee would like to organise a bike race to celebrate the Valentine’s Day at Ocheuteal Beach, Sihanoukville province,” the announcement read.

“The Cycling Committee would like to invite all bikers, including elites, families and couples to participate in this meaningful event to have an unforgettable sweet memory of love and to experience the amazing beauty of nature, especially the course along the pristine beach,” it added.

Ocheuteal Beach is among the most popular beaches in Sihanoukville. It was previously known as UNTAC Beach.

There are three categories for the race: 40km, 25km and 15km. Registration is ongoing.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809208/c ... bike-race/
UPDATE
13 February 2021
St Valentine's cycle race is on tomorrow in Sihanoukville, so for those who are not cyclists, be aware that some streets will be closed to motor traffic during the day.
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Valentine’s Bike Race in Sihanoukville Attracts 350 Participants
AKP Phnom Penh, February 14, 2021 --
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The Sport Tourism Valentine’s Bike Race, held in Sihanoukville, Preah Sihanouk province this morning attracted 351 participants.

The participants are Cambodians from Phnom Penh capital and the provinces of Kampong Cham, Kampong Speu, Kandal and Preah Sihanouk, as well as foreigners - Indians, Chinese, Thais, Filipinos, and British - living in Cambodia.

Organised by the National Olympic Committee of Cambodia (NOCC) and the Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with the Cambodian Cycling Federation and the provincial administration, the sport event was presided over the Minister of Tourism H.E. Thong Khon and Preah Sihanouk Provincial Governor H.E. Kuoch Chamroeun.
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Valentine's Bike Race was aimed not only to boost tourism, but also to shift youth’s perception on the Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day.

Speaking on the occasion, H.E. Thong Khon highly appreciated the rapid development of Sihanoukville, defined by the Royal Government as the country's multi-purpose economic pole.

The race offered three subjects: 40-kilometre O’Chheuteal-Ream-O’Chheuteal mountain biking, 25-kilometre O’Chheuteal-O’Tresh-O’Chheuteal fun ride, and 15-kilometre family and couple ride along roads in city centre and along the beach.
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