Tour of Beijing
News Shorts – 4th July, 2012
Here’s what’s making headlines and a preview of what is coming up… Cancellara strikes; Sagan amazing; An interesting exchange between Cancellara, Cav and journalist; Needed win for RadioShack; US anti-doping charges Armstrong of cheating; Hincapie makes history; Troubles in Italy; New Hangzhou Tour in China; Lotto for the fans; Sky extends with Pinarello; Tour of […]
THE WORLD TOUR IN CHINA – A NEW CHAPTER FOR CYCLING?
Last week I had a couple mates attend the Tour of Beijing. Putting aside all the controversy and criticism (and rightly so) about the Global Cycling Promotion, the UCI, nepotism, missing funds, etc, I’m told that the race itself was a tremendous success. Everyone had a great time, the riders apparently loved it and were treated to 5 […]
Interview with Alain Rumpf | Tour of Beijing
The inaugural Tour of Beijing will be taking place next week. It is the UCI’s crown jewel of the globalization of cycling which has been UCI President Pat McQuaid’s priority since becoming president in 2005. Alain Rumpf is the Director of the Global Cycling Promotion who is in charge of these efforts. My mate Cam […]