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Cycling & Mountain Biking

Tour de Flores 2018

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Tour de Flores (TdF) is a world cycling event that aims to boost tourism on Flores, an island blessed with rich and unique marine life. The event will run over 10 days and usually held in June or July every year. Up to 20 teams are set to compete at the event, including 17 foreign teams from the United Kingdom, Europe, Africa, Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, Thailand and Malaysia.


Throughout the six-day event, cyclists will have to race through a 721.6 kilometer route, which will be divided into six legs: Larantuka – Maumere (138.5 kilometers), Maumere – Ende (141.3 kilometers), Ende – Mbay (111 kilometers), Mbay – Borong (151 kilometers), Borong – Ruteng (58 kilometers) and Ruteng – Labuan Bajo (121.5 kilometers).

The event is being jointly held by the Tourism Ministry and the Coordinating Maritime Affairs Ministry, with support from several other ministries, including the Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Ministry, the Public Works and Public Housing Ministry and the Youth and Sports Ministry.
Other than the sporting event, TdF will also feature a cultural festival, Instagram photo competition and Cycling Tour for visitors.

 

Upcoming Date : June 2018
Location : Flores Island
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