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Tour de Singkarak 2013 : Iran dominates Final Results

posted_on 10 Jun 2013 14:27

After 7 days of fierce competition and over 1000 kilometers of steep climbs, sharp curves, and challenging flat track sprints, the mega sporting event the FifthTour de Singkarak came to its pinnacle closure on Sunday, 9th June 2013.   Led by Tabriz Petrochemical Team who...

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Tour de Singkarak Stage 3: Luxemburg’s Johan Coenen wins yellow jersey

posted_on 10 Jun 2013 14:27

The 3rd stage of Tour de Singkarak 2013 challenged the 110 cyclists to conquer a 208 Kilometers track.  This is the longest and most challenging stage of the competition but also one that presents  some of the best spectacles of West Sumatra including the Anai...

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Australian Jacob Kauffman wins Second Stage Tour de Singkarak 2013

posted_on 10 Jun 2013 14:27

Flagged off from the charming town of Payakumbuh as starting point, the 2nd Stage of Tour de Singkarak 2013 took competing cyclists on a 124.5Km race to the enchanting Lake Singkarak in West Sumatra.  Clocking a total time of 3 hours and 1.05 minutes, ...

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Tour de Singkarak 2013: Cyclists Release Baby Turtles to the Ocean on Rest Day

posted_on 9 Jun 2013 08:01

Friday, 7 June was a day of rest given to the cyclist, to revitalize their energy to face the two more long stages ahead in the Tour de Singkarak 2013. The day was filled relaxing, enjoying the wide open beach and the wonderful natural environment by releasing hundreds of baby turtles to the Indian...

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South East Asian cyclists dominate the 4th stage of Tour de Singkarak 2013

posted_on 7 Jun 2013 13:17

Flagged off from Sijunjung Regency and finishing at the Punjung Island Dharmasraya Regency, the 4thstage of Tour de Singkarak 2013 took competing cyclists over a 189.5Km course under a bright scorching sun. South East Asian cyclists dominated the scene led by Malaysian...

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Tour de Singkarak 2013: Spain and Iran neck and neck in First Stage

posted_on 3 Jun 2013 13:52

Hossein Askari (Tabriz Petrochemical) from Iran won Stage I of Tour de Singkarak 2013 on the first day of the Tour on Sunday, 2 June, covering the 104 km distance from Bukittingi to Bonjol in West Sumatra, -  a mountainous terrain - ,  in 2 hours 27 minutes and  5 seconds. ...

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Tour de Singkarak: the Padang Circuit and the Race to Pariaman

posted_on 1 May 2013 13:21

Impatiently awaiting the Start of the Tour de Singkarak on Monday, 6th June, the Taman Budaya Sumatera Barat, cultural center of West Sumatra was jammed with over two thousand people, all eager to watch competing international cyclists in their multicolored, tight fitting suits on sophisticated...

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Till we meet again next year in Tour de Singkarak 2013!

posted_on 28 Mar 2013 12:37

After seven days of strenuous racing over challenging terrain through the stunningly lush countryside of West Sumatra and cheered on by the welcoming local population, the 250 participants in the Tour de Singkarak finally witnessed the closing ceremony of this most exciting race.  The 4th.Tour...

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The amazing Beauty of the Harau Valley fascinates cyclists in 2nd lap of Tour de Singkarak

posted_on 28 Mar 2013 12:37

“All along the race route I really enjoyed the beautiful scenery. Nature here is truly amazing”: Julien Liponne- French cyclist.   In the second lap of the Tour de Singakarak on Tuesday, 5th June, which started at Muara Sinjunjung and finished at the cooling waterfalls in...

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Tour de Singkarak 2012: And they’re off!

posted_on 28 Mar 2013 12:37

Officilally flagged off on Monday, 4 June by the Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, Mari Pangestu, the 125 racers in 25 teams from 18 countries sprinted pass the starting line in the city of Sawahlunto, 35 km. east of beautiful Lake Singkarak, on the first lap of the Tour de Singkarak 2012....

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