July2012

  • 2012 Tour of Beijing route announced

    by - Jul 3, 2012
    UCI-owned event creator/promoter Global Cycling Promotions copped flak on many aspects of its inaugural Tour of Beijing, including a dearth of spectators, pollution, location and even the very fact that it existed. Well, the race is...
  • 2012 Tour of Qinghai Lake stage 3: Xining – Qinghai Lake

    by - Jul 2, 2012
    Onwards and upwards. Not only does this simple phrase summarise the topography of today’s third stage, but it’s also a useful way to describe the fortunes of new race leader Hossein Alizadeh’s Tabriz Petrochemical Team. After...
  • 2012 Tour of Qinghai Lake stage 2: Duoba – Huzhu

    by - Jul 1, 2012
    Tour of Qinghai Lake’s 141 riders tackled the first of the 2012 edition’s ten categorised climbs today. A category-three 600-metre vertical ascent caused no problem for yesterday’s stage-runner-up Luka Mezgec (SAVA); taking top honours well ahead of...