May 26, 2019

Oram grabs a top-10 finish on a punishing opening stage of the Tour of Tuayian

Kiwi James Oram finished ninth after making it into the break of the day on a punishing opening stage of the Tour of Tuayian in China. The 199-kilometre mountainous route was billed as one for the general classification contenders with three categorised climbs to contend with for the peloton. It wasn’t long before the attacks began as 22 riders went […]
May 25, 2019

Mitchelton – BikeExchange back in action at the first ever Tour of Taiyuan

Mitchelton – BikeExchange make their return to racing on Sunday as they take on the first ever Tour of Taiyuan stage race in China. A tough and mountainous parcour spread over six days awaits the peloton with a young squad looking to build on a solid training camp heading into the race. Having already seen part of the course the […]
April 14, 2019

Oram animates final stage of Langkawi to pick up bonus seconds

Mitchelton-BikeExchange’s James Oram has animated the final day of racing at the Tour de Langkawi from the breakaway, searching for extra bonus seconds at the intermediate sprints. An eight-rider breakaway which established within the first 10km of racing but with another short stage on the cards, the group, which contained Oram, never gained a huge advantage. The peloton only allowed […]
April 12, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange keep powder dry on stage 7 of Langkawi

Stage seven of the Tour de Langkawi finished in another bunch sprint, with the four remaining Mitchelton-BikeExchange riders taking an easier day in the bunch for the short 106.8km stage. An initial breakaway of six, that soon reduced to five proved to be the only major move of the day, despite unsuccessful count attacks from the bunch. The peloton, keen […]
April 11, 2019

A day for the sprinters on stage six at Tour de Langkawi

With no classified climbs to contend with but an ambitious peloton, stage six of the Tour de Langkawi was another fast stage with the sprinter’s prevailing in Alor Setar. There were countless attempts to form the day’s breakaway with Mitchelton-BikeExchange leader James Oram joining two other riders to gain an advantage in the first instance. The peloton wasn’t at ease […]
April 10, 2019

Liu in breakaway on super-fast stage 5 of Langkawi

Just 24hours after his Mitchelton-BikeExchange teammate Brayan Chaves, Chinese rider Liu Jiankun has featured the day’s break on a fast stage five of the Tour de Langkawi. The fifth stage move was hotly contested with countless attacks keeping the pace extremely high and even breaking the bunch into three groups with the first 50km of racing. After more than 60km […]
April 9, 2019

Chaves in the breakaway on Queen Stage at Tour de Langkawi

Colombian Brayan Chaves has put in a strong and aggressive performance in the breakaway on the Queen stage four at the Tour de Langkawi today.   After some initial resistance to a move, the peloton let a group of 12 ride off the front, including Mitchelton-BikeExchange’s Chaves and race leader Travis McCabe (Flloyd’s Pro Cycling).   The breakaway was never […]
April 9, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange conserves energy on stage 3 of Tour de Langkawi

With no major climbs to contend with and a Queen stage to follow tomorrow, Mitchelton-BikeExchange opted to conserve energy on stage three of the Tour of Langkawi. A breakaway of three rode out of over ten minute’s advantage before the peloton reacted and despite some additional attack attempts mid-race, the stage resulted in the expected sprint with Travis McCabe (Floyd’s […]
April 7, 2019

Oram safe as stage 2 finishes in a bunch sprint at Langkawi

After the surprise of yesterday’s opening stage, stage two of Le Tour de Langkawi finished in the expected bunch sprint.   As Mohd Saleh (Terengganu Cycling Team) claimed the stage Mitchelton-BikeExchange finished without a rider in the top 10, but leader James Oram finished safely in the group to maintain his position on the general classification with six days of […]