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  • 2013 Tour of Japan stage 5: Izu

    - May 26, 2013
    Stage wins in the OceaniaTour and AsiaTour have already been tucked away in Nathan Earle’s pocket for 2013, but the Tasmanian can now add a Tour of Japan stage to his palmarès, which gets more impressive,...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan stage 4: Fujisan

    - May 25, 2013
    “Improve my time trialling”. Blended inconspicuously into the profile page of Huon Genesys’ Ben Dyball, this simple statement, summarising Dyball’s overarching 2013 objective, today manifested in the 24 year old’s biggest win in his relatively short...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan stage 3: Minami-Shinshu

    - May 23, 2013
    The rays of sun beaming down from the heavens still could not evaporate the mist of forthcoming devastation that enshrouded the peloton. Based on the same stage last year, some riders must have known their fate...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan stage 2: Mino

    - May 22, 2013
    ProTeam Lampre-Merida meticulously closed down a dangerous two-man break in the final kilometres of today’s 160.7km second stage – the racest longest – but their final lead-out was not enough to overcome the strength of Korean...
  • Neutral Zone: Ryota Nishizono

    - May 20, 2013
    Regular readers will have first seen Ryota Nishizono pop up on Cycling iQ during last year’s Tour of Japan. Then riding for Bridgestone Anchor, Ryota went on to win his country’s elite men’s time trial championships...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan stage 1: Sakai ITT

    - May 19, 2013
    Winner of the final stage of last year’s Tour of Japan, Aisan Racing Team’s Taiji Nishitani picked up where he left off, putting his long-range sprinting ability to good use with a strong ITT performance in today’s...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan preview

    - May 12, 2013
    Newly upgraded to UCI2.1 status for 2013, the 16th edition of the Tour of Japan looks certain to be a cracking race. From 19-26 May, 16 teams, including Italian ProTeam Lampre-Merida, will tackle a challenging 582-kilometre...
  • 2013 UCI Road Cycling calendar Asia-Pacific

    - Sep 25, 2012
    It’s that time of year again! The UCI has published its 2013 calendars for the WorldTour and respective Continental Circuits.  Cycling iQ has put together a simple map of all scheduled UCI World Tour, Asia Tour...
  • 2012 Tour of Japan stage 6: Tokyo

    - May 28, 2012
    A reported 120,000 people were clumped and dotted along the seven kilometer circuit hosting today’s final Tour of Japan stage in Hibiya district, Tokyo. A bunch sprint, won by Aisan Racing Team’s Taiji Nishitani, was the perfect...
  • 2012 Tour of Japan stage 5: Izu

    - May 27, 2012
    Sure, Friday’s stage up Fujisan was steep, but today’s 146.4 kilometer course was thirteen times longer with three times more elevation gain. Tour of Japan’s fifth stage took place in “a bicycle theme park sequestered in 1.68 million square...
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