Sheikh Zayed Road turns into cycling track for epic Dubai Ride


More than 32,000 cyclists pedalled along the 14km iconic Sheikh Zayed route on Friday morning for the second edition of Dubai Ride.

Dubai's busiest road was transformed into a giant cycling track once again for families and fitness enthusiasts as part of the Dubai Fitness Challenge.

Taking to his official Twitter handle, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council, expressed pride at the massive turnout for the event.

"Every cyclist participating has helped show the world that Dubai is one of the greatest cities to live in, work in and visit," he said.

"We have continued the legacy created with the inaugural Dubai Ride in 2020, and grown in numbers - with people of all ages and abilities taking part.

"We are now one week into this year’s Dubai Fitness Challenge, and I call on every citizen, resident, visitor, government entity and business to keep up the positive momentum, and help make Dubai an even happier and healthier city."  

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