6th October 2018, Kuala Selangor – A total of 1,000 participants gathered at Bukit Melawati for a ride that aimed to make a big impact in promoting Kuala Selangor as one of the most exciting international tourist destinations in Selangor. Apart from local participants, the event also attracted participants from abroad such as Japan and China.
Another attendee, Bukit Melawati State Assemblyman, Juwairiya Zulkifli said the event was not just a tourism hub in the state, but also an intention to make Bukit Melawati Xploride a brand in the Tourism of Selangor. Besides the fascinating destination for tourists, Kuala Selangor is also a recreational location for cycling enthusiasts.
Organised by the Selangor State Government & Tourism, and supported by Majlis Daerah Kuala Daerah Kuala Selangor & Polis Diraja Malaysia, the ride was flagged off at 7.30am by Dato’ Menteri Besar Selangor (Chief Minister of Selangor), YAB Amirudin Shari seeing the enthusiastic mountain, road, fixie, and BMX riders taking part in 50km and 20km categories.
YAB Amirudin also joined fun riding through Kampung Kuantan Fireflies Tourism Center, Bukit Rotan, Bukit Rotan Old Post Office, Kampung Kuantan Golf Club, Sasaran Art, Pantai Remis, Cendol Bakar, Sultan Ibrahim Jamek Mosque, and Kuala Selangor Lighthouse which’s located on the hill of Melawati.