SpiceRoads is seeking cyclists to join its team
and race in Thailand's Tour of Friendship road race from 29 April
to 4 May 2016.
The race is a perfect introduction to road bike
racing for a novice as it is all about the love of cycling and
connecting cyclists from all over the world.
"The organization and race control is perfectly
balanced to enable the racer or novice to feel safe. It is also
offers the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life from
around the world. Being part of the SpiceRoads team allows you to
concentrate on the racing as everything else, including daily bike
maintenance gets done for you. I will be back next year as I have
an age group title to defend," said Tinsley James (TJ) who has
raced the Tour of Friendship with SpiceRoads for two consecutive
The race is in five-stages and starts in the
colourful city of Bangkok and ends in the more remote Kanchanaburi area
where the majority of the racing takes place.
The ride passes by
Erawan National Park, famed for its impressive seven-tiered
waterfall, Srinakarin Dam named after the Princess Mother with its
impressive hydro-electric power plant and the infamous Bridge over
the River Kwai at Kanchanaburi.
Day 1: Pick up from the airport and night in
Day 2: Stage 1: Time Trial Circuit – 7 km +22 /
Day 3: Stage 2: Bangkok to Kanchanaburi – 97.3
km +174 m / -161 m.
Day 4: Stage 3: Ride up to Srinakarin Dam –
130.5 km +2264 m / -2129 m.
Day 5: Stage 4: Erawan National Park Loop Ride –
84.2 km +1228 / -1106 m.
Day 6: Stage 5: Kanchanaburi – Kampaengsan – 60
km +171 m / -203 m
And then transfer back to your Bangkok hotel or
The tour cost is US$1,225 plus US$210 for a
single supplement. A standard bike can be hired for US$150, or
upgrade to hire Trek Emonda S5 carbon bike for US$225.
What’s included? Race registration, vehicle
support during race, most meals, transport, 5 nights
accommodation, pick up and drop off from the airport, 2 SpiceRoads
race kits and 2 SpiceRoads water bottles.
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