Can’t believe it’s already June and I am preparing for the annual bike race up Haleakala called “Cycle to the Sun”. Race day is Saturday, June 28. There are about 30 entry spots still available. The National Park limits the event to 200 participants. To register go to www.cycletothesun.com. We have another great field of racers from all over the planet registered. Japanese riders have won the overall the last two years.
I will have a post-race report in early July.
Have a Super Day!
It’s been another wonderful year of cycling here in Maui. In November we had a group from Shimano do a new product announcement. They tested the new Shimano road disc brakes. There were about 20 writers from many of the road bike mags from the US, Canada, and Australia.
Fun getting to ride and check out the new Di2 electronic shifting systems and disc brakes. I’m sure the mags will have full reports for you to check out soon.
I thought you might like to see this great article about cycling on Maui by Andy van Bergen. It was just posted on the Aussie blog Cycling Tips and mentions Go Cycling Maui. It is accompanied by a lot of Andy’s great photographs, too.
Think of Hawaii and your first thoughts are likely to be of surf breaks, grass skirts, and pineapples. And if you are planning a trip to Hawaii chances are it’s not with cycling front of mind. But with such a variety of rides within close proximity and a landscape that was surely formed with cyclists in mind, it’s time to add Maui to your list of cycling holiday destinations.