Hong Kong Cyclothon
- Sunday, 25 September, 2016, 3-5pm for International Criterium Race
- Tsim Sha Tsui East
- Best vantage points are both sides of Salisbury Road (near Tsim Sha Tsui promenade)
- Two award-winning UCI World teams joining this year's Cyclothon include Italy's Lampre Merida and Australia's ORICA-Bike Exchange.
Gear up for a celebration of all things cycling with the Hong Kong Cyclothon, the biggest event of its kind in Hong Kong. The highlight of this mega-event is the International Criterium Race, which welcomes more than 20 international teams and over 200 professional cyclists from across the globe, competing right in the heart of the city. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to witness the intense rivalry between world-class cyclists! Early in the morning, 50km and 30km races give visitors and locals the opportunity to cycle around the city. If you've missed the chance to join this year, keep an eye out for next year's recruitment.
CNN follows the cycling team Lampre Merida as they compete in the Coppa Bernocchi race ahead of their first appearance at the Hong Kong Cyclothon
Start your day with a breakfast buffet and a stunning view of Victoria Harbour at Café on M on Mody Road. By night, enjoy a cocktail and superb views at the Ritz Carlton's Ozone, the highest bar in the world. Experience Hong Kong's delectable street food at the Michelin-recommended Mammy Pancake, renowned for their scrumptious egg waffles. For more places to eat and drink in Tsim Sha Tsui East here.
In the evening, don't miss the world's largest permanent light and sound show Symphony of Lights on the East Promenade-a spectacular multimedia show involving more than 40 buildings on both sides of the harbor. Experience magnificent 360-degree Victoria Harbour views from day to night at sky100.
Take a ride on a Star Ferry, and enjoy riveting views of skyscrapers and jungle-clad hills. Take a subway to the Mongkok Ladies Market for some feminine treasures, or head to the street markets of Sham Shui Po, each of which has its own specialty.