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2016 Tour of Japan launch: teams and route announced

WorldTeam Lampre – Merida will headline the 19th Tour of Japan which is scheduled to be held from 29 May – 05 June and will once again feature the iconic Mt Fuji climb.

2016 Asian Cycling Championships Road Race Gallery

Cold and blustery conditions have delivered a surprising set of results at this year’s Asian Cycling Championships with representatives of ten out of 24 participating nations picking up a medal in the road cycling events.

2016 Asian Cycling Championships ITT Gallery

Cyclists from 24 nations arrived on Oshima Island early this week for the 2016 Asian Cycling Championships. The week-long road cycling schedule kicked off with the Individual Time Trial events.

2016 Asian Cycling Championships preview

First held in 1963, the Asian Cycling Championships return to Japan for the fifth time in the event’s history.

Yowamushi Pedal: manga creating road cyclists

A Japanese manga series about a disparate group of high school students that find purpose and camaraderie through road cycling has captured the minds of its readers to such an extent that many are now replicating their heroes in real life.

Market Talk

This week: 2015 bicycle market data from Japan’s Bicycle Promotion Institute; Inabike, Indonesia’s annual bicycle exhibition; 2015 Australian National Cycling Participation Survey; Bicycle Trade magazine; Korea’s booming bicycle industry.

Trek’s new Emonda ALR a sign of things to come

In the last decade of composite everything, the release of a new aluminium road bike should elicit little more than wearied acknowledgement from a carbon-centric industry. Yet push aside the Alpha this and invisible weld that on this month’s latest product release from Trek, and you’ll see conventions being broken.

Gallery: 2013 Japan Elite Men’s National Road Race Championships

Of all the results sheets that have landed in the Cycling iQ inbox this year, never has there been such a large DNF percentage than in this year’s Japanese National Road Race Championships. 180 kilometres, 125 starters, 109 DNF’s. In shocking conditions, Yukiya Arashiro (Team Europcar) rode away from the field and captured his second Elite … Continue reading

2013 Tour of Japan stage 6: Tokyo

It was his stage for the taking and Taiji Nishitani nailed it. Nippo – De Rosa’s Fortunato Baliani clinched his second Tour of Japan title, while the race’s sole ProTeam, Lampre-Merida, will leave Tokyo almost empty-handed.

2013 Tour of Japan stage 5: Izu

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, and international in its scope, with every year.