Spread the love

Avid cyclists in Malaysia can finally get their chance to experience what it’s like to be in a Tour De France with the first-ever L’Étape Malaysia scheduled to be held on 4 June 2022, less than three months away!

Dubbed “The World’s Greatest Amateur Cycling Event”, L’Étape by Tour de France is the only cyclosportive series that gives amateur cyclists the opportunity to truly live the Tour de France experience where they will race like a Tour de France champion and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere and passion with other cyclists.

Organized by MUSE Group Asia and Sports Johor Sdn. Bhd., the L’Étape Malaysia will be an iconic event for cycling enthusiasts as it will challenge them to cycle like a pro with two route options, 140km, and 60km. There will be five categories for both distances: Individual Men, Individual Women, Men’s Team (six per team), Women’s Team (6 per team), and Mixed Team (6 per team with at least 1 woman).

The courses are approved by Tour de France experts and are targeted at both new and seasoned cyclists. It will be held on the scenic Desaru Coast, which features a beautiful landscape along the coastline of smooth flat roads as well as challenging hills. L’Étape Malaysia cyclists will have plenty to look forward to, especially with the welcoming breezy climate all year-round with a natural landscape that’s truly breathtaking.

Registration for L’Étape Malaysia now stands at 3,100 participants and it continues to rise. With limited slots left, don’t miss the opportunity to register at www.letapemalaysia.com. Registration closes on 4 May 2022 and participation is capped at 4,000 riders.

L’Étape Malaysia cyclists will receive an official L’Étape Malaysia race jersey and finisher T-shirt from well known Swiss Triathlon brand – ZOOT, as the event’s official apparel partner, drawstring bag, and a finisher T-shirt, race medal, and e-certificate when they finish the race within the stipulated time.

Participants in the Individual Men and Individual Women categories also have the Grand Prize to look forward to, a return flight and 4 nights of accommodations which is an all-expense-paid trip to take part at L’Étape du Tour, Tour De France in July 2022, a prize that’s truly once in a lifetime!

The event is sanctioned by the Malaysia National Cycling Federation, and participants can rest assured that their safety will be at the utmost priority as roads will be fully closed with well-placed food and water stations while mechanical support and fast response medical aid will be easily available to them.

COVID-19 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) will also be set in place to mitigate the risk of infection, as follows:

● All participants are strongly encouraged to perform a self-test prior to traveling to the event while those who tested positive within 48 hours before the event will not be allowed to participate.

● Face masks are required at all times, including waiting for the start of the race. However, exceptions are made during the race itself.

● To maintain social distance, participants will be assigned in smaller waves according to their average ride speed with a 15-minute gap between each wave.

Spread the love

Write A Comment