Cycle challenges to pedal at in February and March
Dubai Riders Coast to Coast Cycle Challenge February 14 A challenging 215km charity ride from Nad Al Sheba to Fujairah. For fit (those of you able to regularly ride over 120km) and experienced riders. Dhs225. Friday February 14, 5.30am. Nad Al Sheba, register online before February 8 www.dubairoadsters.com/events (04 339 4453).
Tour Dubike Cycling Festival Day February 21 Designed to cater for cyclists of all ages, abilities and fitness levels. This event has a range of distances from 50km to 161km. There will also be a 2km and 5km children’s event. From Dhs200. Friday February 21, 7am. The Sevens Stadium, Dubai Al Ain Road, www.premieronline.com (050 105 7845).
Ride For Roy Memorial Ride March 7 Roy Nasr, a dedicated triathlete and co-founder of TriDubai, was hit last year by a motorist while riding his bike near Safa Park and tragically died. This 65km memorial ride is open to everyone, and 100 percent of registration fees will go towards the Roy Nasr Memorial Fund, which has been set up to help pay for the education of his children. Dhs300 registration fee. Friday March 7, 7.30am. Atlantis The Palm, register online before March 1, www.tridubai.org/ride-for-roy (no number).