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Taiwan East Bay Cycling Challenge
 
Event description:
This is a cycling challenge and also a feast, where beautiful mountain and sea scenery appeal to the eyes. The typical rocky east bay landscape, far-reaching blue seas, and special landscape formed as a result of clashes between tides, waves, and the land, are impressive. On the other hand, the lush east coast rift valley, with the accompaniment of the eastern railway, will definitely draw you into its mountain beauty.
Time of event: November 9th- 11th, 2018
Place of event: Liyu Lake, Qixingtan (both in Hualien) and Guanshan Township (in Taitung)
Suitable for: Tourists from Taiwan and abroad; cycling enthusiasts
 
Cycling route:
November 9th (Friday) Registration and Trip Presentation
 
Hualien-Taitung Bay 300K Cycling Challenge
November 10th (Sat) Route: Hualien’s Liyu Lake (Provincial Highway No.9C)- County Highway No.193 to Mizan- Taibalang Tribe’s Shalao ancient well- Danong Dafu- Ruisui- Yuli- Yufu Cycling Track- Yirugan Bunun Tribe- Luntian Groceries- Haiduan (Provincial Highway No.20A- Provincial Highway No.20)- Haiduan Railway Station & Miguo School (Provincial Highway No.9)- Guanshan Cycling Track- Zonguan Sun Moon Pavilion- Guanshan Old Railway Station (155 km in total)
November 11th (Sun) Route: Guanshan Old Rail Station- Chishang- Takeshi Kaneshiro Tree- Dapo Pond- Fuli- Yuchang Tunnel, Changbin- Eight Immortals Cave- Tropic of Cancer Monument- Jingpu Tribe- Shitiping- Jici- Niushan- Baqi- Yanliao Coast- Nanbin Park- Hualien’s Qixingtan (about 160 km).
November 10th (Sat) Route: Hualiens Liyu Lake (Provincial Highway No.9C)- County Highway No.193 to Mizan- Taibalang Tribes Shalao ancient well- Danong Dafu- Ruisui- Yuli- Yufu Cycling Track- Yirugan Bunun Tribe- Luntian Groceries- Haiduan (Provincial Highway No.20A- Provincial Highway No.20)- Haiduan Railway Station & Miguo School (Provincial Highway No.9)- Guanshan Cycling Track- Zonguan Sun Moon Pavilion- Guanshan Old Railway Station (155 km in total)
 
November 10th (Sat) Route: Hualien’s Liyu Lake- Mizan Bridge (start) 13K- Yuli Bridge (finish) (about 94 km).
November 11th (Sun) Route: Guanshan- connect to Provincial Highway No.9 towards Chishang (start)5K- Ocean Park (finish) (about 142 km).
Getaway Cycling and Orienteering in Guanshan
November 11th (Sun) Route: By cycling along the picturesque and broad cycling tracks in Guanshan Township, cyclists will aim to break the challenges by finding the scenic spots and shops indicated on the maps and get their maps stamped.
 
 
Highlights:
Come and learn more about the pioneering era of eastern Taiwan by visiting “Guanshan Old Railway Station”, the “Old Mansion” of Town Mayor during Japanese Colonial Era, “Fusheng House”(a Chinese medicine store over 100 years old), “Police History and Antiquities House” (one of the oldest government administrations), and “Dahua Store” (a department store that has seen the glorious days of early settlements in eastern Taiwan).
 
Contact:
Taiwan Cyclist Federation
02-8919-3595
eastbay.cyclist.org.tw/
 
 

 

 

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