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Tour De France comes to Phang Nga – L’Etape Thailand on October 27

By The Thaiger

 

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PHOTO: L’Etape Thailand by Le Tour De France

 

Thailand will be the first country in ASEAN to attract the world-class cycling event to Thailand for local and international cyclists to experience a challenging and scenic ride on a course comparable to the world’s most popular cycling event, The Tour De France.

 

The event is being held around Khao Lak in Phang Nga on October 27.

 

“L’Étape by Le Tour De France” will be an organised participation event allowing amateur cyclists to face the same challenges and race conditions as if they were riding in the Tour de France. Additionally, there will be activities and an Expo including a travelling Tour De France museum to welcome newcomers to the event.

 

L’Étape by Le Tour De France is one of the most popular events operated by Tour de France and been held in 11 countries over five continents. Its founding event, L’Étape du Tour, started in France in 1993, and expanded in the 2010s to the US, Australia, UK, South Korea, Colombia, Brazil and others. In 2017, there were about 50,000 participants.

 

Here is a list of the Khao Lak events in Phang Nga…

 

The race 159 KM Super Early Bird (Limited)
• The race 159 KM (Individual)
• Thais baht 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 159 KM (Group 5 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 159 KM (Group 8 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 159 KM (Group 10 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 70 KM Super Early Bird (Limited)
• The race 70 KM (Individual)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners THB 2,600

 

The race 70 KM (Group 5 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 70 KM (Group 8 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

The race 70 KM (Group 10 Pax)
• Thais 2,500 baht
• Foreigners 2,600 baht

 

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Source: https://thethaiger.com/hot-news/events/tour-de-france-comes-to-phang-nga-letape-thailand-on-october-27

 

 
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10 minutes ago, johng said:

Why the dual prices ?

maybe frenchies could ask for a Concession? 

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35 minutes ago, johng said:

Why the dual prices ?

To cover the currency exchange fee?  (if payment in USD for foreigners ?)

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51 minutes ago, johng said:

Why the dual prices ?

Additional costs for foreigners due to larger size t-shirts.

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Will they close the holes in the roads and deter the soidogs?

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200,000 baht prize money, doubt that will attract world class cyclists, maybe a few amatures and novalists.

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1 minute ago, bluesofa said:

I didn't think there would be many book writers in the event?

like maybe Hemingway would've given it a shot in the dark 

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22 minutes ago, tifino said:

like maybe Hemingway would've given it a shot in the dark 

An inspector Clouseau film, just to keep the French Connection.

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6 hours ago, johng said:

Why the dual prices ?

It's a tax for Thais working out how to sound out and translate your name into Thai for the paperwork

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On 10/14/2019 at 9:49 AM, johng said:

Why the dual prices ?

 

Because of usual idiots who know nothing about marketing...

 

 

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