Rotary District 3490 (Taiwan) is organising a charity bike ride and photography tour around Taiwan.
The ride is from 19th through 28th October, 2018 and participants need to be in Taipei by the 18th October. Peter Russo, the state member for Toohey and several other business people from Brisbane will be taking part.
Official closing date for enrolment is 28th April, 2018, but if you contact Terry at or 0413 588 168 he should be able to get you in even after this date. Please contact Terry as soon as you can if you are interested and he'll help you with completing the registration.
Some more details below:
  • 4 main focuses: 

  1. Bike ride and photography tour;
  2. Bespoke 9 days and 8 nights around the island tour;
  3. Professional support team and tour-guide provided;
  4. Hiring or buying Merida bikes
  • Tour interests:

  1. Fun, safe touring through cycling
  2. Experience local culture with stay-overs in high value landmarks across major cities of Taiwan
  3. Safe roads selected
  4. This tour is safe enough for families and teenagers 
  5. High level accommodation selected
  6. Certificate and trophy on completion of the course
  •  Tour Cost:

  1. Single room NTD $41500 ($1805AUD) pp, twin share: NTD $31500 ($1370AUD) pp, trip share: NTD $29500 ($1283AUD), quad share:  NTD $26800 ($1165AUD).
  2. Will include one bike shirt, one polo shirt, one towel each rider
  3. 4 support cars including drivers, 1 coach including driver, 14 support guides, altogether a team of 19 personnels to run the event.
  4. Includes accomodation, lunch and dinner, train tickets, helmet hire.
  5. Insurance for medical and public liability
  6. Drink bottle, certificate, trophy, travel guide, photography, drone videos, DVD video of the trip.
  7. Pre-event cycling training
  • Does not include:

  1. Bike
  2. Bike accessories if bringing own bike
  •  Bike hire:
  1.  Merida Speed 93, to buy $12000NTD ($522 AUD), to hire $1000NTD ($43.50AUD)for 9 days
  2. Rikulau Audax Hercules flat-bar road bike, to buy $38000 ($1652 AUD), to hire ($196AUD) for 9 days
  • Tour guide qualification:

  1. Professional riders
  2. CPR & AED qualified
  3. Proficient in English and Mandarin
  4. Tour guide qualified
  5. Photography and videography proficient.