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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