On 16th March 2014, Vichit Mayor – Kreetha Chotiwichphiphat presided over the start of the annual Mountain Bike and Road Bike Competition , the“Vichit Bicycle Cup 2014″ which stated at Baan Borae, Vichit, Muang, Phuket. Also in attendance for the race were officers from Vichit Municipality Office and the participating cyclists.
The competition, which is held to encourage a greater use of bicycles on the island, and also to help promote tourism in the area, is organized with cooperation from Phuket International Hospital, Vichit Police Station, Phuket Tourism and Sports Office, Amateur Radio of the Andaman Association.
This year, the competition was split into 3 categories: VIP, Road Bike & Mountain Bike, and consisted of 3 classes for each category: under 40 males, over 40 males and females. Over 300 cyclists participated in the event, the number of which was made up of a mixture of both Thais and foreigners.