Shivalik Signature calls in for Jammu cyclists to participate in 615 Kms race to qualify for Worlds toughest race in America.
Jammu : As many as …. Cyclists of the Jammu Cyclists group today took part in the road show of the Shivalik Signature , a non- stop 615 Kms Ultra Cycling Race event starting from Chandigarh and going through major cities of Punjab. Shivalik Signature is a qualifier race for the toughest bicycle race – Race across America (RAAM)
On the occasion the team of Shivalik Signature apprised the participants on rules and regulations of the race and also gave them tips to prepare for the race. Speaking on the occasion, Saran Preeti , Punjab’s first female Super Randonneur who conquered the world’s highest motorable road from Manali to Leh and the first female from Punjab to be official for the world’s toughest race – RAAM stated , “ This is by far the biggest event of all and calls in major participation across India. She further informed that the race calls in for solo racers, tandems, a two person team, four person team and eight person team. While the solo category is aimed at serious cyclists, the team categories are open to cyclists of all abilities, she explains.
Speaking on the occasion, Abhishek Kashyap who is founder of Punjab Bikers Club, an NGO whose objective is to promote cycle tourism stated, “We are excited to see such huge participation from the Jammu Cyclists group as we would like to have participation from all over India to make Northern region a mecca of cycling events which still is deprived of any major event due to lack of exposure and events”.