Under the directives of Hamdan bin Mohammed

Completion of the first stage of the mountain bike track in Mushrif Park

Dubai Municipality has announced the completion of the first phase of the mountain bike track project in the Mushrif National Forest, which has a total length of 50 km, with the completion of its two phases. This comes as an embodiment of the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to raise the level of quality of life and enhance Dubai's position to become the best city to live, the most active and healthy in the world, and in implementation of the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, aims to transform Dubai into a bike-friendly city.

The implementation of the project comes to provide the appropriate environment to encourage residents to practice cycling, to apply international best practices in infrastructure development to match the use of this environmentally safe sports method, and to apply the latest relevant safety and security requirements, as the track extends in two stages, the first of which is 20 kilometers long ( The green and blue track) and the second 30 km (red track), between more than 70,000 trees, to be added to the total of existing and planned cycle paths in the future in Dubai.

For his part, Dawood Al Hajri, Director General of Dubai Municipality, said: “The mountain bike track was designed according to the best international standards and specifications, and in line with the nature of the region and the requirements of amateur and professional users, to encourage residents and visitors to practice mountain biking, and to raise the level of quality of life and exercise in general. ».

International specifications

The width of the track in its first part is three meters, and passes in a zigzag way between the forest paths of Mishref National Park, to accommodate more than 3000 cyclists per day. Dedicated to a quick return, and the track is characterized by a roughness that reaches the blue level in a smooth flow that suits amateurs practicing this sport. The track also contains three crossing bridges as a first stage of up to 10 bridges to be the new destination in the emirate for sports and adventure enthusiasts, and a nucleus for hosting future regional and international competitions. A digital map of the tracks will be provided, enabling the cyclist to share the location and track the route, and 124 directional panels have been provided.

The daily capacity of the first stage is 3000 cyclists with a winding track.

Designed according to international specifications that meet the requirements of amateurs and professionals.

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