Tour de Taiwan

  • Do regulation breaches in Asia Tour reveal a new source of fraud?

    by - May 12, 2016
    Evidence of deliberate tampering of results by race officials at this week’s Tour de Banyuwangi Ijen is the latest episode lending weight to cynics’ contentions that unethical behaviour in the Asia Tour is far more widespread than reported....Read More
  • 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...
  • Cycling iQ Twintel

    by - Mar 18, 2012
    When Cycling iQ began in September 2011, Twitter seemed like the perfect platform for sharing snippets of data from the bicycle industry and UCI AsiaTour. Logically, not all readers will be amongst the 200 million registered...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 7 Kaohsiung City

    by - Mar 16, 2012
    A marked contrast hung over today’s final Tour de Taiwan stage. While the profile of the 126 kilometre parcours around Kaohsiung suggested no other possibility than a bunch sprint, the points jersey and general classification leaders...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 6 Tainan City

    by - Mar 15, 2012
    Following a ceremonial circuit of Tainan’s City Hall, the 85 starters competing in today’s sixth Tour de Taiwan stage would traverse a rolling 100 kilometres, before transitioning into a moderate final climb (300m elevation) with a...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 5 Changhua County

    by - Mar 14, 2012
    The articles at Cycling iQ fit into one of two core streams; the bicycle industry and road cycling in Asia. Though inextricably linked, the Tour de Taiwan once again facilitated a very visible confluence of these...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 4 Taichung City

    by - Mar 13, 2012
    Saxo Bank, the only ProTeam present amongst the 19 participating teams at this year’s Tour de Taiwan, today got the stage win most pundits would have expected from the first division squad. Could the delayed “inevitability”...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 3 Taoyuan City Hall – Kanpanzan

    by - Mar 12, 2012
    Possibly taking a leaf out of “How to dominate a stage race, by Andrea Guardini”, in-form Genesys Wealth Advisers all-rounder, Anthony Giacoppo, claimed the second of his Tour de Taiwan stage wins only three days into...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 2 New Taipei City

    by - Mar 12, 2012
    Veteran Hong Kong cyclist Wong Kam Po today confirmed the form that led to his 2012 Asian Road Cycling Championship win in Malaysia last month.  Today’s second stage covered 112 kilometres (or 118.01 kilometres, or 135...
  • 2012 Tour de Taiwan stage 1 Taipei City

    by - Mar 11, 2012
    For the last three days, bicycle industry “suits” (polo shirts, really) have existed within a rigid framework of hotels, exhibitions and client dinner parties – all driven by the blinkered focus of dealmaking. Until now, there...