The RHB Langkawi Ride 2019, scheduled to take place on 13 April 2019 in Langkawi, Kedah, has opened for registration.
The ride is expected to attract 1,200 local and international cyclists, who will be participating in the 100km Eagle Ride, 75km Heritage Ride and 25km Adventure Ride around the scenic island of Langkawi.
Participants can log on to www.rhblangkawiride.com and register online starting (Monday) 8 January until 8 March 2019.
Special Early Bird rates will be available to encourage early registration. Normal participation fees for 100 km will be RM 150, 75 km is RM 130 and the 25km Adventure ride will be RM 30, whilst the fee for Corporate teams will be RM1,000. More information and updates are available on the official website.
The 100km Eagle Ride covers 18 attractions around the island from Eagle Square to the Langkawi Ferry Harbour. This route is divided into a few categories: Men and Women’s Open (for those aged 18 and above), Men’s Veteran Open (for those aged 45 and above) and Corporate Team (men and women aged 18 and above).
The 75km Heritage Ride spans 14 interesting spots that include the Langkawi Lucky Temple, Wildlife Park, Black Sand Beach, the famous Gunung Raya and the legendary Mahsuri tomb, among others.
This route is divided into two categories: Men and Women’s Open (for those aged 18 and above) and Men’s Veteran Open (for those aged 45 and above).
The 25km Adventure Ride, which is open for all ages (for those aged 13 and above), is a fun-ride that starts at Eagle Square and ends at the Ferry Harbour.
“RHB is pleased to be able to organise another unique cycling event after the success of our RHB Shimano Highway Ride @LEKAS.
The RHB Langkawi Ride will allow cyclists to test their endurance on the island’s challenging yet scenic routes.
We are confident that this event will gain popularity among the local and international cycling enthusiasts, particularly the youths, and will inculcate an appreciation for nature and the outdoors,” said Dato’ Khairussaleh Ramli, Group Managing Director, RHB Banking Group.