Within the marginal events of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016, Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) organized 2 community cycling races at Yas Circuit. The races came under the name: Abu Dhabi Tour Challenge.
The Challenge is coinciding with launching the promotion tour of Abu Dhabi Tour 2016.
The Challenge included 3 cycling races. Races were open for all community segments, with the objective to expand and to encourage the practicing of cycling in Abu Dhabi emirate.
In the same respect, ADSC organized cycling awareness workshops for school students. The workshops included filed visits to some schools in Abu Dhabi.
Activities of the workshops included:
- The History of the Bicycle
- Benefits of riding
- Safety on the road
- Respect and fair-play behavior in cycling competitions.