Race preview

  • 2013 Jelajah Malaysia preview

    by - Jun 22, 2013
    As the 100th edition of Le Tour sucks up most of the available column inches for the next month, many smaller UCI races will have an even harder time than usual to claw their way onto...
  • 2013 Tour of Iran preview

    by - May 21, 2013
    Known as the ‘International Azerbaijan Tour’ until last year, this hard-man’s race, held in Iran’s East Azerbaijan province, enters its 28th year with the new ‘Tour of Iran’ label. Local riders have been victorious in 19...
  • 2013 Tour de Korea preview

    by - May 18, 2013
    Coming back higher and harder than in 2012, the 12th Tour de Korea (09-16 June) ditches a full north-to-south traverse in favour of elevation and compactness. With fourteen categorised climbs, including two C1’s, and a 25.5km...
  • 2013 Tour of Japan preview

    by - May 12, 2013
    Newly upgraded to UCI2.1 status for 2013, the 16th edition of the Tour of Japan looks certain to be a cracking race. From 19-26 May, 16 teams, including Italian ProTeam Lampre-Merida, will tackle a challenging 582-kilometre...
  • 2013 OCBC Cycle Singapore Pro Criterium preview

    by - Apr 25, 2013
    Riders from ProTeam ORICA-GreenEDGE are set to feature amongst a peloton of select ProContinental and Continental teams in Friday night’s 2013 OCBC Cycle Singapore Professional Criterium which, in its fifth year, will feature a start-list that...
  • 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...
  • 2013 Tour de Taiwan preview

    by - Mar 17, 2013
    Amidst a top-quality field that includes four ProContinental teams, and with the absence of defending champion Rhys Pollock, Australia’s Drapac Cycling team is guaranteed a challenging week ahead if it wishes to focus its efforts on...
  • 2013 Asian Cycling Championships launch

    by - Feb 24, 2013
    From 07-17 March, India hosts the Asian Cycling Championships for the third time in the event’s 50 year history. Most of the Asian Cycling Confederation’s 41 eligible nations will send their best riders to New Delhi...
  • 2012 Tour of Vietnam preview

    by - Dec 16, 2012
    The AsiaTour expands its reach again this season as, for the first time in history next week, a UCI-sanctioned professional road cycling race takes place in Vietnam. From 17-22 December, 21 teams will race 794 kilometres...
  • 2012 Tour of Fuzhou preview

    by - Nov 18, 2012
    Three stages, and 300 kilometres of racing; the Tour of Fuzhou is also the third UCI pro road cycling race held in China so far this season in a 2013 UCI Asia Tour that is not...