Posts Tagged with "racing"

China: Chengdu Laochemi 100km Road Race

Monday, September 29, 2014

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China: Chengdu Laochemi 100km Road Race

It is always good coming to race in the Chengdu area as the organizers, ‘Lao Che Mi’ are widely known for putting on great events that are well organized. They also look after their foreign guests extremely well, paying attention to every detail. I have raced at many races throughout China, and Laochemi events are […]

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Racing: 2013 Tour of Matabungkay Preview

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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Racing: 2013 Tour of Matabungkay Preview

Imagine kicking back and relaxing on a tropical beach resort after you have already completed 120kms off furious racing in the tropical heat, dodging Jeepnies and throngs of monkeys lunging for your bananas as you flash by.  You can enjoy a freshly made ice-cold mango shakes while admiring the brilliantly clear tropical sunsets. Cycling races […]

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China: Thousand Island 160km Road Race

Friday, November 2, 2012

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China: Thousand Island 160km Road Race

Last week the much awaited event of the year in China was staged and for the first time in 2012, the course was raced around the circumference of the Thousand Island Lake (dotted with thousands of small islands!). This made for a much more challenging race, both physical and technical skills. In almost three years […]

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New Zealand: Egmont Seafoods Round the Mountain 153km Race

Sunday, January 29, 2012

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New Zealand: Egmont Seafoods Round the Mountain 153km Race

It was the closest finish in the history of any of the Round the Mountain events, including the classic that’s held in October. The difference between the first two riders, according to the time chip, was an unbelievable 1-300th of a second at the 2012 Egmont Seafoods Round the Mountain Ride It was impossible to […]

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