Pro cycling champion Sean Kelly will lead a road
bike tour operated by SpiceRoads Cycle Tours between Bangkok and Phuket,
from 31 January 2013 to 7
The cost of the Sean Kelly tour is US$2,750 and will be supported by air-conditioned vehicles, with
water, sports drinks and snacks provided during the ride.
can bring their own bikes, or rent a Trek 2.1C from SpiceRoads for
On the tour, cyclists will ride
700 km in six cycling days. The group, which will be limited to 20
participants who have road riding experience, will ride along both
the east and west coasts of Thailand and overnight at resorts
along the way, with afternoons free to enjoy the beach or the
The special road bike tour is designed for
cyclists who want to push themselves hard each day, while having
the opportunity to ride with a former professional cyclist.
Hailing from Ireland, Kelly was one of the most
successful road cyclists of the 1980s and one of the finest
classic riders of all time. From turning professional in 1977
until his retirement in 1994, he won nine monument classics and
193 professional races. Kelly started in
the Tour de France 15 times and wore the maillot vert on four
occasions, won Paris- Nice seven years in a row and the first UCI
World Cup in 1989.
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