May2012

  • Gallery: pro road cycling comes to Xinghua town

    by - May 15, 2012
    Before the UCI Women’s World Cup race in China last Sunday, media personnel were given two choices: 1) take the photographer’s bus, sans race radio, and stop at fixed points to take photos, or; 2) take...
  • 2012 Tour of Chongming Island World Cup

    by - May 13, 2012
    After a difficult start to her 2012 season, Shelley Olds has turned her fortunes around in the space of 500 metres. The 31-year-old Boston-raised American came to China with doubts about her form, having broken her...
  • 2012 Chongming Island UCI Women’s World Cup preview

    by - May 12, 2012
    In 2010, the Tour of Chongming Island stage race doubled up with the fifth round of the UCI Women’s World Cup, also held in Chongming. The formula worked well, and the “partner race” concept is now...
  • 2012 Tour of Azerbaijan preview

    by - May 12, 2012
    With its Soviet past, huge mountains, proximity to Europe and powerful cycling nation of Iran just over the border, Azerbaijan would be an interesting place for a bike race – if not for the fact the...
  • 2012 Tour of Chongming Island stage 3

    by - May 11, 2012
    Melissa Hoskins secured overall Tour of Chongming Island victory today and handed her GreenEDGE-AIS team its first ever stage race win in Asia. Only three seconds separated Hoskins from incumbent yellow jersey Monia Baccaille (MCipollini Giambenini)...
  • 2012 Tour of Chongming Island stage 2

    by - May 10, 2012
    Former two-time Italian National Road Cycling Champion and 2011 Tour of Chongming Island third place-getter Monia Baccaille (MCipollini Giambenini) stole the show in today’s 118.4 kilometre ‘Chongming New City Cup’ stage....Read More
  • 2012 Tour of Chongming Island stage 1

    by - May 9, 2012
    Melissa Hoskins (GreenEDGE-AIS) claimed her first professional road cycling victory in Asia today, after decisively winning the 73.4km opening stage of the three-day UCI Tour of Chongming Island stage race in China....Read More
  • 2012 Jelajah Malaysia preview

    by - May 7, 2012
    Is there a better host country for a bicycle race in Asia than Malaysia? Climate, terrain, food, cycling culture, organizational nous – all the boxes are ticked. The nation has already hosted three major professional cycling...
  • TOUR magazine folds English-language iPad app

    by - May 4, 2012
    After 34 years of publication in German, the respected road cycling publication ‘Tour das Radmagazin’ (TOUR magazine) sought to broaden its reach with an English-language iPad application, called TOUR Quarterly, in late 2011. Two editions later,...
  • Inside Guide: WCC Coach Development Program

    by - May 3, 2012
    Though the UCI, or rather its President, is a constant target of often-justifiable criticism, it cannot be denied that cycling’s governing body has made positive contributions to the sport through its development programs. Cycling iQ looks...