Let’s Go Motorhomes has been announced as the Main Sponsor of the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns.
Let’s Go Motorhomes is Australia’s premier campervan and RV rental company, specialising in luxury motorhomes for hire. With more the 20 years experience in providing motorhomes for hire, they have developed a strong understanding of what holidaymakers want in a motorhome or campervan rental.
To celebrate the partnership, Let’s Go has announced a range of special packages on its stunning motorhomes and campervan rentals that give visitors to the event the perfect excuse to take in some of the magnificent Cairns region pre- or post the World Championship action.
Let’s Go Motorhomes Managing Director, Michael Ryan said that the company’s motorhomes and campervans would appeal to the many domestic and international fans coming to the event and provides an enjoyable and convenient way for them to take in the delights of the region.
“We know that travellers of all ages want to experience the wonders of Australia, and this region is particularly special with its combination of stunning scenery. Our vehicles suit all types of travellers and all kinds of adventures and is a unique way to experience the country, said Ryan.
“We look forward to going the extra mile for fans at the UCI 2017 Mountain Bike World Championships and ensuring that their road trip delivers the best experience possible.”
Cycling Australia CEO Nick Green said that Let’s Go has joined forces with the UCI 2017 Mountain Bike World Championships as excitement reaches fever pitch, with only two weeks to go until the biggest names in the sport make their way to Australia’s superb mountain biking destination in Cairns. He welcomed the support of Let’s Go Motorhomes and encouraged fans to make the most of their time in Cairns.
“We are thrilled to have Let’s Go Motorhomes on board and welcome the special deals they are providing on the amazing range of Let’s Go Motorhomes for any visitors who wish to extend their time in Cairns, said Green.
“Anyone who hasn’t purchased a ticket yet should do so, and seriously consider making a road trip part of their World Championships experience.”
Green said that the event will also now incorporate an Official City Live Site where fans can experience some of the event sponsor activations, DJ’s, athlete appearances, stunt riders, giveaways and much more.
More than 20,000 spectators are set to descend on the idyllic location, and a special ‘locals’ pricing structure has been introduced to invite fans from 208 postcodes within the Cairns region to experience mountain biking’s pinnacle event and world class action.
Prices for adult tickets start from $15 and $40 for families with children under 10 FREE to experience explosive action from the worlds best Mountain Bike athletes. The 2017 event will feature over 300 riders from more than 35 countries competing in the Cross Country (XCO) and Downhill (DHI) disciplines.
The event will be held at Smithfield Regional Park, James Cook University from the 5 – 10 September 2017 and features six days of action.
The most notable change to the schedule is the shift of the two disciplines from last year’s World Cup format. This year the Cross Country (XCO) competition will be contested on Saturday 9 September while the Downhill (DHI) event will take place on Sunday 10 September.
The event will have significant TV and digital viewing presence including the distribution of television broadcast to a cumulative audience in excess of 6.13 million globally across 18 different nations. Domestically SBS and Fox Sports will carry the broadcast.
The Queensland Government is proud to support the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships Cairns through Tourism and Events Queensland as part of the It’s Live! in Queensland events calendar. Queensland, just the place to experience Australia’s best live events.
For further information visit www.mtbworldscairns.com.au, or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @UCIMTBAustralia or join in the conversation with #mtbworldscairns.
ABOUT CYCLING AUSTRALIA
Cycling Australia (CA) is the national body responsible for the sport of cycling in Australia as recognised by the International Cycling Union (UCI), the Australian Government through the Australian Sports Commission (ASC), the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC), the Commonwealth Games Australia Association (CGAA) and the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC).
In 2013 Cycling Australia was awarded the right to host the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, along with the 2014 and 2016 UCI Mountain Bike World Cups. Cycling Australia secured the events with the support of the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland and the Department of National Parks, Sport and Racing, in partnership with Cairns Regional Council, James Cook University and Tourism Tropical North Queensland.
EVENT SNAP SHOT:
2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships
Tuesday 5 September – Sunday 10 September
Thursday 7 September – Schools Day
The worlds best Downhill DHI and Cross Country XCO riders
The event is an Official UCI International event
Tickets can be purchased via the 2017 UCI Mountain Bike Championships website, visit - mtbworldscairns.com.au
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