Tour de Taiwan 2017 Stage 3: Climb to the Finish

Stage 3 of the Tour de Taiwan saw riders negotiating two climbs, including a category one climb to the finish line in Taoyuan County March 28, 2017. American cyclist for team UnitedHealthcare, Daniel Summerhill took top honors in the 118.11 kilometer road race with a time of 2:45:52. Anthony Giacoppo riding for IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness Team took second place, and Brenton Jones of JLT Condor came third. Edwin Avila, team Illuminate, the winner of stage one placed 27th, and James

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Sun Shines for Stage 2: Tour de Taiwan

[Cover Picture: Chinese Taipei Cycling Association] The sun shone for the second day of the 5 stage Tour de Taiwan after a wet and slippery start to the 5 day event in Taipei yesterday. British team JLT Condor saw James Gullen come first to take the yellow jersey with a time of 2 hours 41 minutes 50 seconds, and team member Edmund Bradbury second. Yesterday’s stage 1 winner, Columbian Edwin Avila of team Illuminate came third. JLT Condor’s Edmund Bradbury

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Tour de Taiwan 2017 Stage 1 Completed in Taipei

Stage 1 of Tour de Taiwan was hosted on a wet and rainy Sunday in Taipei City this morning, March 26, 2017. Columbian cyclist Edwin Avila of the Illuminate team took first place honors with a time of 1 hour 39 minutes to complete the 83.2 kilometer race. England’s Russel Downing on the JLT Condor team took second place, and Italian Paolo Lunardon, RTS-Monton team came third. Wet conditions contributed to two pile-ups on the final corners of the circuit.

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Taiwan’s Highest Road Race: The Wuling Challenge

Three thousand cyclists joined the 11th annual Wuling Challenge in Nantou County today, September 11, 2016. The race began in Puli Village, at an altitude of 555 meters above sea level, and finished at an altitude of 3275 meters at Wuling. The race was won by 31 year-old Li Qi-hong, who completed the 55 kilometer route in 2 hours, 46 minutes, 57 seconds. Local competitors were joined by 63 international competitors from 9 countries including Britain, China, the United States,

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Two Cyclists Killed by Drunk Taxi Driver in Hualian

Two cyclists died this morning when a taxi driver drove down the wrong side of the road and hit them at high speed on the Su-Hua Highway in Hualian County. Witnesses of the accident frantically tried to revive the men, aged 50 and 26, using CPR until ambulances reached the scene, but both men were pronounced dead after being taken to a hospital. The taxi driver was found to have a blood-alcohol level of 0.76.

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Robbie Hucker Wins Tour de Taiwan 2016

Australian cyclist Robbie Hucker crossed the line on the final stage of the Tour de Taiwan and took the prize of overall winner, after a grueling 5th stage which included steep climbs leading to the finish line in Wutai Township in Pingtung County, March 11, 2016. http://www.tourdetaiwan.org.tw/

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