Into its fourth year, OCBC Cycle KL 2018 will include Fat Bikes for the first time alongside Foldie, Mountain and Road Bike categories
The most anticipated mass cycling event on closed roads in the city centre, OCBC Cycle Kuala Lumpur, will return on 11 November 2018 with the theme “Cycle Together” and promises an increase in prizes for the 24 top cyclists across 8 different categories.
Into its fourth year, the popular mass cycling event, which aims to attract 2,500 participants, will include an all-new Fat Bike category – alongside the usual Foldie, Mountain and Road bike categories – which is growing in popularity.
In line with the focus on unity and inclusiveness through the theme “Cycle Together”, OCBC Cycle Kuala Lumpur 2018 will feature prizes for the top three men and top three women in all four bike categories. With this it hopes to increase the participation from women.
We think the theme of “Cycle Together” is apt to promote unity and inclusiveness as this has been a yearly event where everyone gathers on their bikes to ride on closed roads in the heart of the city. ” Mayor of Kuala Lumpur Tan Sri Hj. Mhd. Amin Nordin said.
OCBC Cycle KL 2018 also aims to bring together the various players involved in cycling, supplies, sports clothing, bicycles, bicycle equipment and tools in the Sunday ride. Following last year’s success, there will be a Bike Fest at Quill City Mall in conjunction with the OCBC Cycle KL 2018 race pack collection as well.
“Anyone who wishes to participate in a challenging 42km ride should sign up now in order to enjoy the early bird participation rates. We’re excited to organise this yearly cycling initiative which remains the only mass cycling event on closed roads in the city centre,” said Datuk Prof. Naim Mohamad, Implementation Committee Chairman of OCBC Cycle KL 2018.
The 42km route will flag off from Dataran Merdeka and take participants through the streets and iconic landmarks of Kuala Lumpur. Managed by Multigreen Events, OCBC Cycle KL 2018 is supported by Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s Culture, Arts, Tourism and Sports Department. The title sponsor is OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad.
Registration for the OCBC Cycle KL 2018 has opened and will close on 1 October 2018. It is open to any member of the public aged 18 and above. Those interested may register via ocbccyclekl.com.