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BDO Tour of Northland - New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most picturesque, clean & green countries in the world. The BDO Tour of Northland makes its way through the top of the North Island and some of the most beautiful landscape the country has to offer. The Tour starts in Whangarei, a 2 hour drive from New Zealand's largest city, Auckland. This makes it accessible to riders; international riders can make use of  Aucklands’ International Airport, and local riders can either drive or take a domestic flight to Auckland or direct to Whangarei. The Tour spans four days and four stages, with distances ranging from 83km to 104km. This winds its way from Whangarei up to Russell in the Bay of Islands, then West to Hokianga before heading South to Dargaville and back on to Whangarei. If...

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Tour of Friendship, Thailand

Tour of Friendship, or ToF as it's more commonly known, is a multi-stage road race based in the heart of Thailand.  ToF is largely a hidden gem with knowledge of the race being limited to cyclists residing in South East Asia and who are also part of the regions amateur race scene. We have been fortunate enough to have raced ToF on three occasions most recently in 2019 and can testify that this race is truely unique and one of the best amateur multi-stage races on offer in Thailand. ToF Background Following the 1998 Asian Games which were based in Bangkok, Madame Titaree Tanakorn decided to organise a new cycling tour with support of 40 commissaries.  First named the Anti...

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Inside the Peloton of TAIWAN KOM

If climbing is your thing, then the Taiwan KOM is for you.... Created in 2012 the Taiwan KOM is recognised as one of the toughest races in the world attracting some of cyclings elite.  With a distance of 105km starting at Hualien which is at sea level and finishing 3275 meters above sea level at Mount Wuling this it not a race for the faint hearted, but then again you don't need to 'race' it, just getting to the finish line is an achievement in itself. You don't need to live in Taiwan for the race to be accessible, as one of our customers (Wei Kiat Soon) from Australia explains. SPOKEN: What made you decide to travel all the way to Taiwan and ride Taiwan KOM?  WKS:...

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Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race - Peoples Ride

The scenery is amazing… Entering the Cadel Evans Swiss Peoples Ride was a great way to see the iconic Great Ocean Road and ride alongside some ex-pro cyclists who keep the pace nice and steady to ensure you get a decent workout without having to ride at ‘race pace’ and miss all the fantastic scenery along the way…     The picturesque city of Geelong transforms into a cycling mecca on the last week of January each year with former Australia Pro Rider Cadel Evans and the city of Geelong hosting a series of events which include Elite Men Road Race, Elite Women Road Race, the People’s Ride and a Family Ride.   Given Geelong is a short drive (roughly an...

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