Earn Bragging Rights Cycling With Pro Cyclist Sean Kelly

Top Quote Action Sport Asia has recently teamed up with SpiceRoads to promote cycling tours in Asia. SpiceRoads offers an array of cycling tours to cater to all needs and requirements, from single day trips to multi day cycling tours throughout the region. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 03, 2014 - SpiceRoads is offering a unique opportunity in February 2015 whereby guests can cycle alongside the legendary Sean Kelly on a cycling tour from Bangkok to Phuket. This 10 day cycling tour is designed for cycling enthusiasts to experience a unique side of Thailand, passing through beautiful scenery and immersing themselves in the distinctive cultures of the region, whilst at the same time allowing guests to spend time with a former professional cyclist.

    During the cycling tour, guests will be able to gain valuable experience in road cycling and get trips from the aptly named "hard man of cycling" Sean Kelly. Guests will also hear tales of Sean Kelly's races against Eddie Merckx, Greg LeMond, Laurent Fignon, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain at the European classic cycling tours and grand tours.

    Sean Kelly hails from Ireland and was one of the most successful road cyclists of the 1980s, and one of the finest classic riders of all time. From turning professional in 1977 until his retirement in 1994, he won nine monument classics, and 193 professional races in total. During his career he started in the Tour de France 15 times and wore the maillot vert on four occasions, won Paris-Nice seven years in a row and the first UCI World Cup in 1989. Sean Kelly is still involved in cycling and among other things is a commentator for Eurosport providing coverage of the Tour de France and Sean Kelly has also formed his own cycling team.

    Retired from professional cycling since 1994, Kelly nonetheless remains hugely involved in the sport, from his work as a TV commentator for Eurosport covering the Tour de France, to his formation of the Sean Kelly Cycling Team. Kelly is rightly regarded as one of the greatest sportsmen to ever come from Ireland.

    The cycling tour from Bangkok to Phuket will be limited to 30 participants and will travel down the spine of Thailand taking in the sights of the East and West coast, before ending the cycling tour at Mai Khao beach in Phuket. Accommodation is carefully selected and the tour will be fully supported by an air-conditioned vehicle. The tour cost is $3,000 USD.

    With the burgeoning interest in cycling in Asia, Action Sport Asia has teamed up with some of the leading cycling companies in the region to further promote the sport. The website contains information for a wide range of cycling tours in all Asian countries promoting on behalf of our partners.

    About SpiceRoads
    SpiceRoads is a specialist bicycle tour operator based in Bangkok offering a range of two-wheel tours throughout Asia and beyond. SpiceRoads tours cater for every level of cyclist and range from day-trips to complete country explorations. Participants are invited to join tours with fixed date departures scheduled throughout the year, while private or tailor-made tours can be arranged for groups or individuals on request. The professional operations set-up includes a fleet of well-maintained mountain and road bikes and support vehicles. All tours are led by experienced cycle guides.

    About Action Sport Asia
    Launched in 2009, Action Sport Asia was born from a desire to exploit the incredible opportunities for adventure sports in Thailand. Action Sport Asia has teamed up with a select number of companies throughout the region to assist in promoting activities from wakeboarding to rock climbing, ziplining to scuba diving and so much more, our site will help you tailor your holiday to your needs and put you in touch with the best company for your desired activity.

    For more information, please contact
    Dan Wallace, Founder and CEO
    info ( @ ) actionsportasia dot com

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