Philippines

  • 2016 Le Tour de Filipinas preview

    by - Feb 17, 2016
    The 7th Le Tour de Filipinas foregoes the significant climbs of previous years, meaning risk-taking and persistence will be required to break down the cohesion of sprinter-focused teams who will be race favourites....Read More
  • Neutral Zone: Edgar Nohales Nieto

    by - Dec 28, 2015
    Spanish pro cyclist Edgar “Eddy” Nieto has been racing in Asia for the last six years and is currently based in the Philippines, where he races for Team 7 Eleven Road Bike Philippines....Read More
  • 2013 Le Tour de Filipinas preview

    by - Apr 7, 2013
    Despite the fundamental challenge of squeezing in a wide variety of terrain and balance into a four-day format, Le Tour de Filipinas’ organising committee has again delivered a superb parcours which is certain to catch out...
  • Cycle Asia cycling series launches

    by - Jan 21, 2013
    Spectrum Worldwide, the Singapore-based event management company which owns and operates several mass participation cycling events, including the hugely-successful OCBC Cycle Singapore, this week launched ‘Cycle Asia’; a regional concept promising to give amateur cyclists access...
  • Joel Calderon’s stage-winning Tour de Filipinas bike

    by - Apr 18, 2012
    Not only did Filipino cyclist Joel Calderon (Mail and More Cycling Team) demoralize an entire field of seasoned international pro cyclists in yesterday’s head-splittingly hard mountains stage, he did it on a bike that could have...
  • 2012 Le Tour de Filipinas stage 4 Bayombong – Baguio City

    by - Apr 17, 2012
    On reflection, the lavish attention heaped upon the final Tour de Filipinas stage pre-race by local Filipino media was justified. The 4,000 vertical metres of climbing punished all 73 starters but, tellingly, of the 19 riders...
  • 2012 Le Tour de Filipinas stage 3 Cauayan City ‐ Bayombong N.V.

    by - Apr 16, 2012
    An important part of stage racing had been missing prior to today’s third Tour de Filipinas stage; the peloton’s arrival into categorised mountains territory meant one rider would finally be able to mount the podium wearing...
  • 2012 Le Tour de Filipinas stage 2 Tuguegarao City – Cauayan City

    by - Apr 15, 2012
    Short and punchy, today’s 103.3 kilometer second stage was done and dusted in a touch over two and a half hours. Having turned 37 at the beginning of the week, Veteran Filipino cyclist Arnel Quirimit, the 2003...
  • 2012 Le Tour de Filipinas stage 1 Sta. Ana – Tuguegarao City

    by - Apr 15, 2012
    Hot, humid conditions and 155.75 kilometers awaited the 77 starters of today’s predominantly flat first Tour de Filipinas stage from Sta. Ana in the northern Luzon province of Cagayan to its capital city Tuguegarao. Consistent with...
  • 2012 Le Tour de Filipinas preview

    by - Apr 13, 2012
    The Philippines’ only UCI-sanctioned professional road cycling event starts this Saturday. Starting from the north of the archipelago’s largest island, Luzon, the four-stage UCI2.2 ranked mini-tour will guide 12 foreign teams and 5 local teams over...