Archive for February 9th, 2008

The peloton that’s 21 minutes behind the 19 riders had a crash near the finishing line, some shots from TJ:

Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 Stage 1 crash
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Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 – Stage 1 . Stage winner, Mathieu Sprick crossed the finishing line:

KUALA LUMPUR (9 Feb, 2008) – Frenchman Matthieu Sprick sprang a stunning surprise when he swept past the big names at the Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 to claim Stage One of Asia’s biggest road race from Alor Star to Kepala Batas here today.

LTdL 2008 Matthieu Sprick Stage 1
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Despite the scorching heat, the Bouygues Telekom rider, who was part of a 19-rider breakaway group from 25km out of Alor Star, stepped up the pace two kilometers from the finish in Kepala Batas. The others, done in by the flat but grueling 182.6km long stage, failed to follow Sprick and finished almost three seconds behind. Continue Reading »

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Marcus trying to show that he had gone darker
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I am currently updating this blog using Maxis HSDPA USB modem. TJ is driving at 110kmph while Marcus is right in front of me eating peanuts. We’re actually rushing to the finish line in Butterworth, Penang. Just a slide updates for you guys, this morning we went to the starting line just to have some free “Milo” drink. Here are some shots:

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TJ getting ready for his time DUTY. Continue Reading »