I found this video link while searching for some old content. This was a UAE National Day celebration event. A 150 km + ride in hot weather of UAE from Dubai to Abu Dhabi. I participated in this event and this ride was fully escorted by Police and Safety vehicles. It was a unique and challenging experience where one could not go fast or could not go slow and stay with the pack.
This event was covered on Dubai Sports and many media channels . Here is a little clip: