West Sumatra, Tour de Singkarak

Written by on July 28, 2012 in Sumatra Festivals with 0 Comments

West Sumatra, Tour de Singkarak

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Tour de Singkarak is an annual road bicycle racing held in West Sumatra, Indonesia, and named after the Lake Singkarak. First staged in 2009, Tour de Singkarak together with Tour d’Indonesia and Tour de East Java is one of Indonesian official tournament series of Union Cycliste International (UCI). It covers more than 900 kilometres — from/to Padang passing around lake Singkarak and runs through inland West Sumatran cities — and lasted for a week and held annually around May or June. The total prize money is IDR 1,000,000,000 (US$120,000). This international bicycle event has attracted bicycle teams from Indonesia as well as abroad; mostly from Asian region, such as Iran, Japan, Philippines and Malaysia.

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