GEORGETOWN, Jul 30 – Ideal Property CFAL 2015 Press Conference with Chief Minister YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng was held in yesterday afternoon at Komtar. The Ideal Property Group “I Go Green” Program will be held on 7:00am sharp for flag off in 9 August 2015 at Esplanade, Penang.
In order to implement and carry out the environmental awareness and to support healthy culture of cycling, Ideal Property Group took solid action by supporting CFAL being the main sponsor for a consequent of 3 years and this year also known as the Idea Property CFAL 7th Edition. The event was fully subscribed at 4,500 participant which is 36% of main cyclists in Penang and also a large proportion of participants from out of Penang.
The participants will cycle around the whole length of breath of the Penang Island a distance of 82km with two water station which was on price of Wales and Parkroyal. The colour for this year costume are yellow colour which also represent a champaign colour. The collection point was also same as past year which located at Strait Quay.
The started point will be on Esplanade which in front of the historical city town hall and cycle towards the industrial zone of Bayan Baru before climbing a few steep hills at Bukit Genting descending to rural Balik Pulau with its numerous archards and finally passes by the tourist belt of Batu Ferringhi and back to Esplanade.
Since its inception in 2009, with its historic CFAL 1st Edition – Come Ride with CM with 700 participants, CFAL 7th has grpwn and capped at 4,500 participants for safety reason. It is now a permanent fixture in the Penang sporting calendar and a cycling event keenly looked forward by all cyclists both locally and abroad. It is usually fully subscribed way before its closing date.
Among the achievement directly and indirectly linked to the CFAL are the completion of the 12.5 km dedicated bicycle lane from Queensbay Mall to GAMA. In the same time, the car free zone mooted by G Club on 11th Dec 2011 with the erection of the “High 5” sculpture at Tanjong Bungah and lastly the BikeonFriday initiative to encourage more Penangites to commute by bicycle.
This event was strong support by Penang State Government and corporate companies like Ideal Property Group contribute to its phenomenal success with made an adjacent residential under the development of the Group is actually equipped with bicycle lanes which link to the bicycle park that made a total bicycle track of 12.5km and all this effort was to promote the low carbon quality lifestyle.