July 15, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange stay safe as sprinters prevail on stage two of Tour of Qinghai Lake

Mitchelton-BikeExchange played it safe on stage two as the sprinter’s battle for the stage win at the Tour of Qinghai Lake. Zhihui Jiang was the team’s highest placed finisher in 11th, crossing the line just behind the battle for victory, while general classification hopefuls James Oram, Brayan Chaves and Nazaerbieke Bieken all came home safely in the bunch. The 119-kilometre […]
July 14, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange fourth in opening stage TTT at Tour of Qinghai Lake

Mitchelton-BikeExchange got off to a solid start at the Tour of Qinghai Lake as they powered to fourth place in the opening stage team time trial. Torrential rain greeted the riders at the start in Hehuang New District and it didn’t let up as the squad powered their way along the 40-kilometre course to Xining. The team were the third […]
July 12, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange line up for the punishing Tour of Qinghai Lake

Mitchelton-BikeExchange return to action this weekend as they tackle the two-week long Tour of Qinghai Lake in China. The 13-stage race will be a big test for the squad with various terrains to contend with as well as a team and individual time trial on the menu. After a strong showing at the Tour de Korea last month, Kiwi James […]
June 16, 2019

Oram secures the overall victory in mountains classification at the Tour of Korea

Today’s final stage at the Tour of Korea concluded with a bunch sprint after a short and fast 65kilometre circuit race. With no king of the mountains primes on offer during the stage, Mitchelton-BikeExchange’s objective was to get New Zealander James Oram safely through the stage, to secure his overall lead in the mountains classification. Oram and the team successfully […]
June 15, 2019

Oram maintains his lead in the mountains classification after stage 4 in Korea

New Zealander James Orammanaged to take maximum points on today’s King of the Mountains sprint, to extend his lead in the mountains classification after the fourth stage at the Tour de Korea. After an aggressive start to the race with many attacks and riders trying to go into the day’s breakaway, it wasn’t until after around 60kilometres when I breakaway group finally […]
June 14, 2019

Oram into the break and takes the mountains jersey at Tour of Korea

New Zealander James Oram had an active third stage at the Tour of Korea today, making it into the day’s main breakaway to collect King of the Mountains points and move into the Mountains Classification lead. It took a while before the breakaway established itself with many riders attacking but unable to open up a gap, then finally after 40kilometres […]
June 13, 2019

Bi Wenhui goes in the break, before Niu Yikui takes 10th on stage Tour in Korea

Niu Yikui  finished today’s second stage in 10th place for Mitchelton-BikeExchange after being active throughout the day with Bi Wenhui spending most of the stage in the breakaway. It was a fierce and fast start to the 161km day, with many riders trying to get away. After around 40km of racing, finally the elastic snapped and a group of eight-riders were […]
June 12, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange off to a solid start at the Tour de Korea

Stage one of the Tour de Korea began today with a fast and furious 63km circuit race were Mitchelton-BikeExchange kept themselves out of trouble to finish the stage safely in the main bunch, which concluded in a mass bunch sprint.  New Zealander James Oram was the highest finisher for the squad in 25th place in their first appearance in South […]
June 11, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange to make their first appearance in South Korea

From June 12th to 16th, Mitchelton-BikeExchange will race for the first time in South Korea at the UCI 2.1 level race. The five-day tour will be the third race of the season for the team following on from the Tour of Langkawi and Tour of Taiyuan. After promising performances recently at the Tour of Taiyuan, the small but powerful four-rider […]