POWERED by the big victory of Baler Ravina and the excellent results registered by Filipino cyclists in last month’s Le Tour de Filipinas, the Philippines has made a giant stride in the Union Cycliste Internationale’s Asian rankings, leapfrogging from 12th to fourth.
Sunday, May 6 saw the second Pattaya Mountain Bike Challenge take place on Thappraya Hill in south Pattaya, with a large number of lycra clad athletes assembling at the start line on their state of the art two-wheeled machines to tackle the testing 6.5km long course.
The IF Mode is illuminated by chameleon lights and hanged on the wall, surrounded by the world map artwork, You can also experience the IF Urban on the bike trainer, in front of the bike the TV screen showing the coastline bike path video synchronizing with your pedaling.
PureBlack Racing Director Sportif, John “Harry” Harris said the team are in good sprits and ready to race after ten days off since the taxing Le Tour de Filipinas.
Oscar Rendole made cycling history Saturday by becoming the first Filipino to win a stage in an International Cycling Union (UCI, Union Cycliste International) race at the start of the Le Tour de Filipinas 2012 in Cagayan province.
After less than a week from the completion of the demanding Tour of Thailand, PureBlack Racing is in the Philippines gearing up for the Le Tour de Filipinas.
IT was a day of mixed emotions for the Terengganu Cycling Team as they saw bad luck haunt Saufi Mat Senan for a second straight day, but celebrated Shinichi Fukushima atop the mountains classification in the Tour of Taiwan yesterday.
At the opening ceremony of the 25th Taipei Cycle show yesterday, Taiwan’s president (and avid cyclist) Ma Ying-jeou emphasized his government’s efforts to make Taiwan a center for bicycle riding as well as bike production.
Tour de Taiwan 2012 will be kicked off on March 10 to March 16. The word “bike” seems to become one of the most representative words for Taiwan. A lot of travel magazine all over the world have voted Taiwan as one of the perfect places to travel via bikes.