Posts Tagged ‘New Zealand’ new recruit Travis Meyer yesterday won overall honours in the Trust House Classic in New Zealand with a dominant performance that included two stage wins.

The 18 year old West Australian also won the under-23 title, finished third in the sprint classification and led to victory in the teams title.

Meyer finished the 580km event with a total race time of 14hr27min09sec. 1min51sec clear of second placed Robin Reid (NZL – Delmaine Foods) and more than five minutes faster than Australian David Pell (Savings & Loans). Continue Reading »


SHAH ALAM – Datuk Naim Mohamad, Chief Operating officer, Le Tour de Langkawi 2008 announces today that A record number of 30 different nationalities will form the field for Le Tour de Langkawi this year. The race will start in Alor Setar, on February 9 and will end up with the traditional criterium at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur on February 17.


According to the provisional start list of 150 riders, Malaysia will have the highest number of participants with 18, followed closely by Australia with 17, then Japan with 12, Italy with 10, France and Germany with 9 each.  The other nations with cyclists involved are New Zealand, Hong Kong, Korea, Iran, South Africa, Indonesia, Spain, Russia, Colombia, Switzerland, Kazakhstan, China, Mexico, Argentina, Belarus, Venezuela, Taiwan, Ireland, Great-Britain, Moldavia, Netherlands, Estonia, Belgium and the USA. Continue Reading »