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2016 Tour of Sarawak a lesson in disorder

Teams locked out of hotels, officials stranded in airports across Malaysia and event organisers nowhere to be seen – the inaugural Tour of Sarawak has ticked all of these boxes effortlessly while continuing to demonstrate, with astonishing capacity, how not to organise a bike race.

Market Talk

This week: Giant wishes you a Happy MY2017;’s car vs bike brand analogy; Bicycle Cafe retail concept finds flavour in Cambodia; Deadline looms for 2015 Jelajah Malaysia prize money payments; Taiwan’s bicycle exports to Italy booming.

WorldTour or bust: new team, same aim for LTdL

Ciclista Sports was announced as the new organiser of Le Tour de Langkawi last month, becoming the fourth private operator to oversee the big-budget event in its 20-year history. Ciclista CEO Emir Abdul Jalal brings with him some new ideas but, as Cycling iQ discovers, some ambitions never change.

Transitionary year for Jelajah Malaysia

Jelajah Malaysia’s new organiser has implied the 2015 edition will be a sub-optimal affair due to time constraints and has confirmed discussions are taking place to rebrand Malaysia’s oldest bike race next year.

Inaugural Tour of Sarawak announced

Malaysia’s newest UCI AsiaTour pro cycling race scheduled to take place on the island of Borneo, from 02-06 March.

New Malaysian stage race for UCI AsiaTour in 2016?

An existing three-day domestic road cycling stage race in Malaysia’s southernmost state of Johor is seeking to register with the International Cycling Union (UCI) to attract overseas participants, but will persistent problems within Malaysia’s National Cycling Federation (MNCF) hinder progress?

2013 Jelajah Malaysia stage 5: Melaka – Putrajaya

Loh Sea Keong created history for himself and his OCBC Singapore Pro Cycling team in Putrajaya today, becoming the first Malaysian winner of Jelajah Malaysia since the race joined the UCI AsiaTour in 2007. 2013 Azerbaijan National Road Race Champion, Samir Jabrayilov, took out the final stage.

2013 Jelajah Malaysia stage 4: Johor Bharu – Bukit Katil

Anthony Giacoppo made it two wins for Huon Salmon – Genesys Wealth Advisers in the 2013 Jelajah Malaysia, outsprinting Mohd Harrif Salleh to take today’s 206.3km stage from Johor Bharu to Melaka.

2013 Jelajah Malaysia stage 3: Batu Pahat – Pontian

Terengganu Cycling Team again demonstrated why they are consistently amongst the favourites in a bunch sprint, with Mohd Harrif Salleh re-discovering his sprint legs to take today’s third Jelajah Malaysia stage in Pontian.

2013 Jelajah Malaysia stage 2: Rembau – Batu Pahat

Australian Aaron Donnelly romped clear from a small group to win today’s 197.6km second stage, but third-placed Loh Sea Keong wore the brightest smile, taking over the yellow jersey – and a small treasure of others – from Synergy Baku’s Kirill Pozdnyakov.