Jawa Pos Cycling Bromo 100 KM
Beautiful Climb, Beautiful Challenge
Jawa Pos Cycling Bromo 100 KM was a non-competitive, long distance, and climbing cycling challenge organized by the Jawa Pos newspaper in March 15, 2014.
The ride was started in Surabaya, the capital of East Java province and the second biggest city in Indonesia, continuing to the city of Pasuruan. After the flat 60 kilometer trip, participants had then climbed up all the way to Wonokitri, a small village in the vicinity of Mount Bromo, an active volcano and East Java's most favorite tourist destination.
At the finish, participants reached the highest elevation point of 2,000 meter, after conquering a long steady climb with 16 % maximum grade. The 100 kilometer ride was accomplished in 5 to 6 hours, after which participants could enjoyed the beauty and magic of Mount Bromo. (*)