The 77.6-kilometer Sawahlunto – Sawahlunto first stage starts in Taman Segitiga, Sawahlunto toward Silungkang, Sijunjung and Muara Sijunjung, then goes back to Silungkang and ends in Sawahlunto.
Japanese Masakazu Ito of Aisan Racing Team Japan was victorious in the opening stage of the 2012 Tour de Singkarak cycling race on Monday in Sawahlunto, West Sumatra.
The days when the bicycle was labeled the lowest means of transportation are fading away. Today, a bike comes with a price tag of more than Rp 60 million (US$6420) and has become a new symbol of a modern lifestyle among urbanites.
A worker at a bike rental site near Xinzhuang Station on Line 1, who identified himself only as Ji, said about 80 percent of his 1,000 bikes are lent and returned at his station every day during morning rush hour.
Japanese rider Shinichi Fukushima stole the limelight by taking two victories in the Jelajah Malaysia, a stage race held in the home country of his team, Terengganu Cycling Team.
The activity is the third such event in the city, after two spontaneous ones held over the last two years, to promote healthy lifestyle and zero-carbon transportation.
However, any loss in revenue from the falling currency may be partly offset by a decline in the cost of imported raw materials, Giant said. The terms of its quotations to clients also allow it to adjust price quotes when exchange rate fluctuations reach certain levels, the company said, which will help further ease potential foreign-exchange losses.
The fixed gear bicycle scene is huge in Indonesia, and one of the biggest events on their fixed gear calendar is the Fixed Fest, organized by Jakarta based cycle and motorcycle shop Rocket Company. Several international riders dropped by the capital city last year, alongside few hundred local riders, to participate in the trick contests and alley cat race.
This special road bike tour is designed for cyclists that want to push themselves hard each day and at the same time have an opportunity to ride with a professional triathlete.
The campaign was the latest in an ongoing series of safe cycling campaigns using a combination of publicity, education and enforcement. Cyclists, especially those engaged in fast food delivery, were reminded of the importance of road safety and their legal responsibilities.