More than 3,000 riders took part in the Kathmandu Kora Cycling Challenge on Saturday 20 July, riding 50km, 75km or 100km routes around the Valley. The rally raised money for various education, reconstruction and youth training causes, with participants earning a suggested Rs100 per km from family and friends. In conjunction with the rides, airline partner Turkish Airlines organised the Click2Win contest for photo enthusiasts, with the winner getting a return ticket to any destination in Europe.
The shortest of the three rides was designed for amateurs but offered challenges including brisk climbs and narrow alleys. The Good to Expert 75km circuit involved more adventurous cycling, with steeper climbs and mountain en route to Boudhanath and Chobhar.
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