April2012

  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 8: Yeoju – Hanam

    by - Apr 30, 2012
    After eight days and 880 kilometres of racing, the 2012 Tour de Korea peloton returned to the outskirts of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, for its farewell stage.  Though much had unfolded over the week prior, yellow...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 7: Yeongju – Chungju

    by - Apr 29, 2012
    When general classification leader Sung Baek Park came forward to pull on a fresh yellow jersey at the end of today’s seventh Tour de Korea stage, it was the first time all day the KSPO rider...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 6: Gumi – Yeongju

    by - Apr 28, 2012
    2007 Tour de Korea champion and multiple stage winner Sung Baek Park (KSPO) returned to his former glory in style today; taking a decisive stage victory in Yeongju and slipping into the yellow jersey by a...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 5: Geochang – Gumi

    by - Apr 27, 2012
    On paper, the Tour de Korea progressed today. After yesterday’s fourth stage was cancelled, every stakeholder – the riders, officials, organizers, sponsors, media and fans – in this year’s Tour de Korea hoped for a great...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 4: Yeosu – Geochang

    by - Apr 25, 2012
    With a ‘100% possibility of rain’ forecast on local media channels last night, there was never any doubt about the wet conditions riders would face today. Still, the downpour at the start area only revealed its...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 3: Gwangju – Yeosu

    by - Apr 25, 2012
    A cruel finale blunted the lingering suspense of a stage-long escapade by two riders in today’s third Tour de Korea stage. Not only were 2011 Tour de Korea points jersey winner, Paul Odlin (Subway Cycling Team),...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 2: Buyeo – Gwangju

    by - Apr 24, 2012
    Tour de Korea’s longest stage, from Buyeo to Gwangju, may have started under smoke-grey skies, but it ended with two shades of yellow when Alexander Candelario (Team Optum presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies) wrestled the leader’s...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea stage 1: Incheon – Seoul

    by - Apr 22, 2012
    Huddled at the start line of today’s first Tour de Korea stage, 121 riders shivered as frigid winds forced whispy rain onto their exposed limbs whilst the countdown to 10:40am ticked slowly by....Read More
  • InSight: Giant Bicycle’s New Zealand revenue wall

    by - Apr 21, 2012
    In the ten years since Giant Bicycle Co. Pty Ltd (Australia) first registered a New Zealand branch office, the company has relied on a third-party agent to perform market development functions across the Tasman. However revenue...
  • 2012 Tour de Korea preview

    by - Apr 19, 2012
    It has been such an exciting month for pro cycling enthusiasts in Asia. The 2012 Tour de Korea is the third of four UCI2.2 stage races so far in April and, if initial presentation and prize...