26/10/2010Cycling’s Bests Arrive In Cancun For The 2010 Cancun Cycling Challenge

Giro d’Italia winner Ivan Basso, Swiss Cycling champion Frank Schleck & Tour de France sub-champion Andy Schleck arrived in Cancun today. The cycling champions will be participating in the Cancun Cycling Challenge 2010, being held ON October 30 with the participation of a large number of international cyclists.

The Cancun CVB announced that the Tour of Spain winner, Alejandro Valverde also arrived at the destination on Sunday, to give the official starting signal of the race. Organizers include the Vuelta Chihuahua International, the Association of Mountain Biking in Cancun (MTB) AND Puerto Cancun.

The Cancun Cycling Challenge is not so much a competition, but more a massive tour of cyclists taking place in the Cancun’s newest major development, Puerto Cancun. The tour is approximately six and a half miles long.

Cycling enthusiasts, children and families can participate in this unique experience by visiting: http://www.cancuncc.com/

About Cancun
Cancun is located in the northern part of the southeastern Mexican state of Quintana Roo. It is Mexico’s number one tourist destination and is known all over the world for its spectacular beaches, unique beauty and breathtaking turquoise waters.
Cancun’s shoreline recently underwent a $71 Million Dollar makeover, that featured 1.3 billion gallons of sand to renovating the Hotel Zone’s seashore. The most popular tourism destination in Mexico and Latin America has also added to its sun, beach, and nightlife, by creating a unique five-day route that will offer visitors a chance to experience adventure and interaction with nature. Cancun and the Treasures of the Caribbean invite travelers to discover the vast natural, cultural and gastronomical cultures of Puerto Morelos, and the four islands of the Mexican Caribbean: Holbox, Isla Mujeres, Contoy and Cozumel. Cancun is a multifaceted destination that combines nature, historical Mayan Culture, glamour, luxury and world class tourism with the seduction for adventure, the passion for paradisiacal nature and the enchantment of gastronomical magic.

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Andy Schleck

Frank Schleck

Iván Basso