What a tour it was
Tour of Aravallis 2.0 – Cycle, Climb, Cherish
Tour of Aravallis(TOA) is the signature event by Cyclone Cycling Club, Ahmedabad. TOA2.0, in its second edition garnered overwhelming response from enthusiastic cyclists across India, Holland, UK and South Africa.
Tour Fact Sheet:
Tour Dates: 30th August to 2nd September 2017.
50 registered riders, 3 Days riding to cover 330 kilometres with elevation of over 4500 meters through several classified climbs, passes, and some of the most stunning landscapes of Aravalli hills in Rajasthan, Western India. It provided each participant a thrilling experience full of happy memories to cherish lifelong. What adds more to the magnificence of the tour is its route scooting through some of the most scenic locations of the Aravalli hills in Rajasthan, such as Kumbhalgarh, Ranakpur and the highest peak of the Aravalli Range (Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu).
TOA 2.0 was an exclusive, invite only cycling tour for 50 select enthusiasts. It waswell-organised all-inclusive cycling tour with accommodation in 3 to 5 star luxury hotels, meals, technical support, medical aid and on tour support stations. Moreover, the organisers will also provide to and fro transportation and bike transfer from Ahmedabad to the flag-off and finish points, respectively.
The three-day excursion was followed by a gala celebration including a cool-off party, tour ceremony and price distribution at Bikaner Palace, one of the best heritage property in Mount Abu.
For the serious and competitive riders, there were daily competitive segments, timed by Race Director. TOA 2.0 had some supreme warriors, fighters and winners. Participants had different objectives for the tour. It can either be to test ones endurance, or up the fighting spirit, or to challenge others, or just to survive through the tour! But, our objective is simple and clear. We, Team TOA, want to give you a lifetime experience of “Cycle. Climb.Cherish.”...
One of the surprising element of the tour was to have Jhonty Rhodes, former southafrican legendry cricketer. Jhonty enjoyed the ride and was seen going off road to capture beauty of the route on his mobile.
Non Veterans: 1st Kartik Kansara, 2nd Ryan and 3rd Darshan Nakrani
Veteran: 1st Marco Handriks, 2nd Amit Telluja and 3rd Vipul Sharma
Special Recognition: Geeta Rao, a powerful women, who has inspired thousands to overcome challenges and achieve your goals. Team TOA is privileged to have her on the tour and finishing bravely.