If you are from Norway and are interested in road bicycle racing, then you must be aware of Thor Hushovd. This 34 year old is the first Scandinavian to win the world championship in road cycling race.
Being famous for time trailing and sprinting he is the first Norwegian to lead Tour de France. He is also the first of his clan to be the winner of numerous Grand tours.
The 2nd decade of Wheels of Love (sponsored by Ascot Hospitality Tickets) will be launched from Mitzpe Ramon, a town situated on the edge of the stunning Ramon Crater!
During the first 4 days of the Ride we will explore the width and breadth of the Negev Desert. We will be inspired by its wild and incredible beauty and we will take advantage of all the desert has to offer.
In the tradition of the renowned Tour de France, Israel will host its own country-wide cycling event, the first of its kind in the Holy Land from 7-11 March 2010. Sponsored by toddherriott.com, this five day event, split into five stages, offers participants unrivalled views and experiences throughout the ever-changing landscape of Israel, as well as the chance to compete in an important sporting event.