Market Talk

This week: Indonesia s tight deadline for new Asian Games velodrome; Oil prices impact Astana Pro Cycling Team; Netherlands the EU s largest bicycle exporter in 2015; Giant planning to go direct in India?; Trek Bicycle s NZ subsidiary now official. Market Talk is a collection of market intelligence from across the Asia-Pacific selected to … Read more

10 years on: the limited reach of cycling s globalisation

As the Giro d Italia comes to a close with just four riders from Asia in the peloton, Cycling iQ looks at the role of the continent in pro cycling s globalisation and asks managers from a diverse cross-section of first- and second-division teams how it might change in future. Globalisation is a relatively recent … Read more

2016 Tour de Flores preview

Yes, the Asia Tour is still in Indonesia and, after the weekend s commotion, everyone is no doubt looking forward to an entertaining, but uneventful, five days of racing. Does that make sense? BACKGROUNDER The Tour de Flores is a brand new race on the Asia Tour calendar, yet somehow it seems familiar. Is it … Read more

2016 Tour of Iran preview

As one Asia Tour race draws to a close in Southeast Asia, another one starts 8 000 kilometres to the northwest and it doesn t take long to realise the Tour of Banyuwangi Ijen and Tour of Iran are as different as they are far apart. OFF THE BACK By the time this post goes … Read more

2016 International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen preview

For the first time this year, the UCI Asia Tour peloton heads to Indonesia for the fifth edition of the International Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen. BACKGROUNDER Let s start off with some good news for those Asia Tour watchers who may still have the recent farce in Malaysia fresh in their minds: the Tour de … Read more is available for sale. We've fully set up the website and recovered the original content.Buy Now
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