It is made up of 21 stages and covers a total distance of 3,535 kilometres.
The health benefits the 198 riders have from regular cycling include:
- improved joint mobility
- improved posture and coordination
- increased cardiovascular fitness
- decreased body fat levels.
Cycling can help to prevent depression, obesity and arthritis.
According to research, a half-hour bike ride everyday can burn nearly 5 kilograms of fat over a year.
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