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 […]
April 4, 2019

Mitchelton-BikeExchange to open season at Tour de Langkawi

Chinese-registered Continental team Mitchelton-Bike-Exchange will open their 2019 campaign at the Tour de Langkawi from this Saturday following a productive camp in Hainan over the last few weeks. Without a pure sprinter, the outfit will target stage results through breakaway efforts and following the Queen stage on day four can make decisions on general classification and best Asian rider competitions […]
March 31, 2019

GreenEDGE Continental Team continues with Chinese focus in 2019

GreenEDGE Cycling will increase its presence in Asia in 2019, with the team’s Chinese-registered UCI Continental Team, Mitchelton-BikeExchange, to race a predominately Asian circuit this season. The team will once again sit alongside the organisation’s UCI WorldTour men’s and women’s outfits, Mitchelton-SCOTT, and will meet this week for their first camp before kicking off their season at the Le Tour de Langkawi (April 6-13) and Tour […]