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3rd Bhumibol Dam Invitation
International Mountain Bike Championship 2004

August 28 - 29, 2004

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) will organize the Bhumibol Dam International Mountain Bike Championship 2004 at Bhumibol Dam, Sam-ngao District on August 28 - 29, 2004. The objective of this race to promote mountain bike sport series and present tourist places in Thailand's regions to international publication.

  • Date:
    August 28 - 29, 2004 (Saturday/Sunday)

  • Main Races:
    -
    40 km Male (under 18 yrs. / 18 - 29 /30 - 39 /40 - 49 / over 50 yrs. / unlimited age category)
    - 40 km Female (unlimited age category)

    Family (2 persons/24 km):
    Dad/Son (not over 12-year-old son)
    Dad/Daughter (not over 12-year-old daughter)
    Mom/Son or Mom/Daughter (not over-12 year-old son/daughter)

  • Location:
    Bhumibol Dam, Sam Ngao District, Tak Province, Thailand (Start/Finish at the dam)

  • Start times:
    Family: 09.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. (Sunday)
    40 km: 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m. (Sunday)

  • Registrations:
    At the Official Race Resort at Bhumibol Dam (Entry Fee: Thai Baht 300.-/person or team)

  • Accommodation:
    Official Race Resort at Bhumibol Dam
    Standard Twin: Thai Baht 600.-/room/night
    Standard Triple: Thai Baht 1,000.-/room/night
    Deluxe Twin: Thai Baht 1,000.-room/night (close to lobby)
    Deluxe Triple: Thai Baht 1,250.-room/night (close to lobby)

  • Bike Rental:
    Thai Baht 20.-/hour

  • Money Prizes:
    For Male (under 18 yrs. / 30 - 39 / 40 - 49 / over 50 yrs.): Thai Baht 500.- to 5,000.-
    For Male / Female (unlimited age category): Thai Baht 1,000.- to 30,000.-

    (Applicable to local and international competitors)

  • How to Get There:

    Car

    From Bangkok take Highway No. 1 (Phahonyothin) and Highway No. 32 to Nakhon Sawan via Ayutthaya, Ang Thong, Sing Buri and Chai Nat; then turn into Highway No. 1 again and proceed to Tak via Kamphaeng Phet, a total distance of 426 kilometres.

    Bus
    Air-conditioned buses depart from Bangkok's Morchit 2 Bus Terminal to Tak daily between 05.00 a.m. and 10.00 p.m. The journey takes 6 hours. Call +66 (0) 2936-2852 (-66) or visit www.transport.co.th for more information. There are also private bus companies which operate daily bus services to Tak, suich as Thanchit Tour (Tel: +66 (0) 2551-1307) or Choet Chai Tour (Tel: +66 (0) 2551-1054).

    Train
    There are no trains going directly to Tak. One may travel by train to Phitsanulok and then take a local bus to Tak. Contact Bangkok Railway Station (Tel. 1690 (local) or +66 (0) 2223-7010, +66 (0) 2223-7020 or visit www.srt.or.th for more information.

    Air
    Bangkok Airways flies from Bangkok to Mae Sot , 86 kilometres from Tak. For more information, call +66 (0) 2229-3456 (-63) or +66 (0) 5564-7225 (-6) or visit www.bangkokair.com.

    Air Andaman provides daily flight services from Bangkok to Mae Sot and several flights from Chiang Mai to Mae Sot. For more information, contact their Bangkok office at tel. +66 (0) 2996-9119 or visit their web site at www.airandaman.com.

  • Local Transportation:
    After you reach TAT Tak Office at 193 Taksin Rd.,Amphoe Muang, Tak 63000, Thailand:
    Free transfer (join bus) on Saturday

    From TAT Tak Office to the race at 09.00 a.m. / 10.00 a.m./ 11.00 a.m.
    From the race to TAT Tak Office at 06.00 p.m.

    TAT Tak Office Tel.: +66 (0) 55-514-341 (-3)
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