Saturday, July 15, 2006

Tour de Beth Shemesh

Here's an announcement of competitive and fun bike rides next week:

An invitation to residents, riders, visitors....

Come watch Israeli's top Competitive Road-racing Cyclists compete in Beit Shemesh! Races begin at 7:00 am; Elite long-distance riders start at 10:30 a.m.

Then, take advantage of closed roads for a Public Ride - fun for the whole family! (6.5 km).

WHEN: Friday, July 21st

To register, go to and click on the Tour de Beit Shemesh banner at the top
of the page (the banner is in Hebrew). Enter each registrant separately.

COST: 30 NIS per person until July 18th. (Special rates for more than 4 family members.) All pre-registered riders (by July 18th) receive a bottle of water, t-shirt, medallion, and certificate of participation.

Riders who do not pre-register may register at the race site on the day of the race. Cost is 40 NIS (but does not include t-shirt, certificate, or a medal.)

Payment for ALL riders is on-site (next to the Beit Shemesh Memorial for Fallen Soldiers on Sderot Ben Gurion, across from the Fire Station), from 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. All riders (pre-registered and unregistered) must check-in before 11:15 am.

Riders under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult rider. All riders MUST wear helmets.

Competitive riders (ICF insured and with completed health permit), should go to for more information.

Middle Bronze gate, Beth Shemesh, January 2006



  • You have no idea how much I'd love to participate in this! Thanks for publicizing it! (By the way, Todd, there was a typo in your post for the link to bikeisrael ...

    By Blogger G.M. Grena, at Sun Jul 16, 07:02:00 AM  

  • Mr. Grena - I've love to as well, if I could set aside other things in order to train. Thanks for the link correction; I've fixed it now.

    By Blogger Todd Bolen, at Sun Jul 16, 10:14:00 AM  

  • I hope there are no doping scandals! Some families will go to all sorts of extremes to win in these non-competitive, just for fun events :)!

    By Blogger psychobob, at Sun Jul 16, 08:49:00 PM  

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