Monday, September 17, 2012

Real lucky for LIMBC lucky draw

Proton Satria Neo top prize in LIMBC lucky draw

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 17): Register for the Langkawi International Mountain Bike Challenge (LIMBC) 2012 Tradewinds jamboree on Oct 14 and you could be the one lucky person to drive home a Proton Satria Neo!

The car is the biggest drawcard among the lucky draw prizes worth almost RM100,000 to be given away after the Tradewinds jamboree race at Kuah, Langkawi.

“We are proud to say LIMBC 2012 offers prizes galore for the Tradewinds jamboree lucky draw. It is unprecedented in any jamboree organised in Malaysia to offer a car as the biggest prize,” said Human Voyage CEO, Datuk Malik Mydin.

Who will be the lucky one to drive home with a Satria Neo on Oct 14?

Malik added for just RM60, participants also have a shot at winning items such as iPads, tablet personal computers, Blackberry smartphones, Tissot watches, jerseys and other mountain bike-related equipments.

Some of the gadgets to be won

“Tradewinds jamboree participants will enjoy a great 40km off-road course, get a bag of real goodies and take home the much sought after LIMBC finisher’s medal. Every participant will then stand a chance of driving home with the Satria Neo.”

Malik Mydin entertains question from the media

The off-road jamboree ride is limited to 1,000 riders and serves as the precursor to the 3rd edition of LIMBC on Oct 15-20. For details visit, email, or call +603-9222 0786 or fax +603-9222 1786.

Upon registration participants will receive a goodie bag comprising two exclusive LIMBC T-shirts, a sling bag, a note book, a water bottle, car dashboard accessory, fridge magnet and a mug.

This year’s edition, co-sponsored by Tradewinds Corporation and Yayasan Sime Darby, offers a total prize money of US$125,000 (RM400,000) and is open to four categories of rider – Male Open (ages 19-39 years), Female Open (ages 19 years and above), Masters Men (ages 40-49 years) and Senior Masters Men (50 years and above).

LIMBC 2012 will flag off on Monday 15 October with the prologue - an individual time trial of 2.4km at the Eagle Square, followed by Stage 1, a 65km round the island race.Stage 2 is a 45km race from East to West Langkawi, followed by a gruelling Stage 3, the 87km Langkawi Marathon.

Stage 4 is an Olympic distance Cross Country race around Langkawi GeoPark followed by Stage 5, a stunning beachfront finale around a short circuit at Pantai Kok.

This year’s race has attracted the men’s elite defending champion Karl Platt, UCI MTB Marathon series world No 1, Steffen Thum and Burry Stander who finished fifth in the recent London Olympic Games.

Platt will defend his men's elite title

Top German sprinter Simon Gegenheimer is coming

Men's elite runners-up last year Burry Stander who finished fifth in the Olympics, will have wife Cherise for company

Steffen Thum comes to Langkawi with the tag as the No 1 UCI MTB Marathon series rider 

Tradewinds Corporation Berhad and Yayasan Sime Darby are co-sponsors as Platinum Partners for LIMBC 2012. Silver sponsors are Telekom Malaysia, Proton Holdings Berhad, Berjaya Corporation Berhad and Maju Group. Bronze partners are AmBank Group and ALM Group Sdn Bhd. The event is supported by the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) and Ministry of Tourism Malaysia.

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