๐Ÿ๏ธ๐Ÿšด Avillion Cultural Ride 2018 – Preview by Gus Rider

๐Ÿ๏ธ๐Ÿšด Avillion Cultural Ride 2018 – Preview by Gus Rider

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NS & Malacca Border

Editor’s Note

There is no better way to appreciate our BEAUTIFUL ENVIRONMENT and SPECTACULAR COUNTRYSIDE than on TWO WHEELS! That’s why I’m eagerly looking forward to join the Avillion Cultural Ride 2018 (ACR 2018) again, and at the same time, I can sneak-in a short HOLIDAY GETAWAY with family and friends.

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Life’s A Beach

For those of you who missed out on last yearโ€™s ACR 2017 and for some of you who are thinking about joining ACR 2018, I have penned my personal HIGHLIGHTS of ACR 2017 (including my video flashbacks), plus my PREVIEW and EXPECTATIONS for the upcoming ACR 2018.

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ELLIPTIGO FAR

Last year, I had the GOOD FORTUNE to complete the 160km category of the Avillion Coastal Ride 2017 on my Elliptigo bicycle. It was thrilling to cross the Negeri Sembilan-Malacca borders twice in one day on a new route full of contrasting and varied scenes from everyday Malaysia Life.

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Roadside Drink Seller

WHEREVER I rode, there were curious onlookers, bemused bystanders and startled shopkeepers SMILING and chuckling as they tried to make sense of my never-been-seen-before Elliptigo bike. It felt good to be able to spread some GOOD vibes and HAPPY smiles among the local communities, and often, the cheerful people and beautiful scenery made me forget the aches and strains of this endurance ride.

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Malacca Rojak Buah

COP CAR

As I was riding alone on a new & deserted highway back to Port Dickson, a police patrol car slowed down next to me. Being in an unfamiliar place, I was quite nervous. To my great relief, the two policemen were only curious to find-out more about my Elliptigo bike.

โ€œThe policemen cheerfully asked me, โ€œIs this a bike?โ€, โ€œWhere did you get it?โ€, โ€œHow much does it cost?โ€.

Iโ€™m sure that this is the first time that any cyclist has been interrogated by the police, while riding on a century ride!

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BETTER CHOICES

Last year, the Avillion Coastal Ride took place on 17 September 2017 when a total of 1,600 riders participated in the endurance distances of 160KM or 90KM, and in the 25KM Fun Ride.

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Last Year’s Stylish Kit

For ACR 2018, the ENDURANCE distance remains at 160KM, but the SCENIC and fun rides have been shortened to 62KM & 30KM respectively. The current categories will cater to Endurance & Fun Riders, as well as to the riders who want to admire the scenery as much as possible without having to expend too much energy.

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NAME CHANGE

It’s apt to change the name to AVILLION CULTURAL RIDE instead of Avillion โ€˜Coastalโ€™ Ride because, apart from the beautiful coastal roads, there is so MUCH MORE to see & appreciate on these routes with the ever changing backdrop of beaches, padi fields, villages and small towns. Indeed, Avillion Cultural Ride will showcase the NATURAL & CULTURAL SPLENDOURS of Negeri Sembilan and Melaka.

P9170050.JPGEVENT | Avillion Cultural Ride

DATE | 14 Oct 2018

VENUE | Avillion Admiral Cove, Port Dickson

DISTANCES | 160KM, 62KM & 30KM

TYPE | Endurance/Scenic/Fun Ride
FLAG OFF | 7.00am (ACR 160km Endurance Ride), 7.15 am (ACR 62km Scenic Ride) & 7.30am (ACR 30km Fun Ride).

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Presented By | Bank Muamalat

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The Great Outdoors

HOLIDAY RIDE
Avillion Cultural Ride is an endurance point to point leisure ride to promote Port Dickson & Negeri Sembilan as a holiday destination. It is open to all Malaysian and other nationalities. Participants can use road bike, mountain bike or folding bike with brakes and it is a compulsory to wear a helmet.

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Cheerful PosLaju Rider

CHILDREN WELCOMED
The ride is open to all ages, and children under 12 years old must be accompanied by their parents. Children under 18 years old must get parents or guardian’s approval (a special form need to be filled during the ride kit collection day).

RIDERS ENTITLEMENTS

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ACR 2018 Designer Jersey

โœ…Cycling Jersey (For 160km & 62km)

โœ…T-Shirt (For 30km)

โœ…Bib Number

โœ…Goodie Bag

โœ… Finisher Medal

โœ…E-certificate

โœ…P.A. Insurance

โœ… Meal (For 160km & 62km)

โœ… Refreshment (For 30km)

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Collection Date : 13th October 2018
Time : 10.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m.
Location : Avillion Admiral Cove Port Dickson

BIKE VACATION

โญAvillion Admiral Cove is offering Special Rate Hotel Booking for ACR participant…
https://www.ticket2u.com.my/event/11467/avillion-costal-ride-hotel-promotion

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N8 Sports Nutrition Team

KEEP UPDATED

Follow Avillion Cultural Ride 2018 Official FB for latest updates and promos!

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WHO SHOULD JOIN ACR 2018

Without exaggerating, Avillion Cultural Ride 2018 is made for ANYONE who has a fully working bicycle and a cycling helmet.

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EXPECTED HIGHLIGHTS

๐Ÿ‘ Cultural Experience On Two Wheels

๐Ÿ‘ Best Views Of Malaysia Countryside

๐Ÿ‘ Choose A Testy Long Ride, Scenic Medium Ride or Fun Short Ride

๐Ÿ‘ Experience Negeri Sembilan Hospitality

๐Ÿ‘ Bike Vacation For Family & Friends

๐Ÿ‘ Professionally Managed Event To Give The Participants A Memorable Cycling Experience

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To REGISTER & For More Event Information, CLICK HERE !

34 NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO FLASHBACKS

ACR 2017 Official Press Conference

ACR 2017 Preview Ride 1

ACR 2017 Preview Ride 2

ACR 2017 Preview Ride 3

ACR 2017 Preview Ride 4

ACR 2017 Preview Ride 5

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ACR 2017 Goodie Bag

ACR 2017 Endurance Routes

Tricycle Rider

Ting From Singapore

Speeding Low Rider

Padi Fields

Rojak Buah

Fresh Fish

Beached Camel

Coastal Route

Beach Soccer

Camp Site

Ocean View

Fishing Nets

Making Waves

ACR 2017 The Ride 1

ACR 2017 The Ride 2

ACR 2017 The Ride 3

ACR 2017 The Ride 4

ACR 2017 The Ride 5

ACR 2017 The Ride 6

ACR 2017 PHOTO ALBUM

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Sungai Udang

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Belacan (Dried Shrimp Cake) Bonanza

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Bridge Over Calm Waters

*Disclaimer*
To the best of my knowledge, all of the information provided herein is accurate at the time of publishing and the views expressed are based on my own personal opinions and findings, and they don’t necessarily reflect the views of the Product Manufacturer, Event Organiser or any Third Party unless explicitly specified otherwise.

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About The Author

Gus Ghani is the Founder of Running Toons and a HIIT Fitness Coach, and Magazine Columnist. ย He has contributed numerous insightful articles to The Star newspaper, Running Malaysia Magazine, and Cycling Malaysia Magazine. LIKE Happy Runner for RUNNING UPDATES, Gus Rider for CYCLING NEWS, Gus Ghani for SPORTS INFOTAINMENT and FOLLOW gusghani @IG for LIFESTYLE.

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About Gus Ghani

Hi:) My name is Gus and I am a Fitness Coach who enjoys outdoor adventures. In particular, I like to run marathons & ultra marathons, and compete in triathlons and century rides for fitness, fun & friendship. My passion is to motivate my friends to exercise more so that they can live life to the fullest. The purpose of this blog is five-fold:- 1) I find writing very therapeutic & beats paying for a psychiatrist to keep sane 2) I like to share & inspire others into engaging in any healthy pursuits 3) This is a great way to keep track of my progress in all my sporting endeavours 4) This also keeps me honest & spurs me on to do more 5) Even if you are a couch potatoe, I hope you will find my entries entertaining and/or informative. In summary, this blog is helping me help others help myself...get it?
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