Tour de Cycling - Tuesday


Giro del Trentino, April 22-25

2009 Giro del Trentino: Ivan Basso (Liquigas) at today's pre-race press conference
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The 33rd Giro del Trentino (Italy) starts tomorrow and runs to April 25.  Ivan Basso (Liquigas) heads a field that includes Franco Pellizotti, Janez Brajkovic, Marzio Bruseghin, Danilo Di Luca, Stefano Garzelli, and Gilberto Simoni to name a few.

The official site promises a Giro del Trentino live ticker but television coverage will be delayed on RAI Sport Piu.  Organizers are also inviting spectators to submit video clips and photos and are providing free WIFI access for this purpose.  Video and photos from today's pre-race press conference are already available online.

Giro del Trentino Official Website
Start List
Giro del Trentino photos
Giro del Trentino video clips


UCI Asia Tour:  2009 Jelajah Malaysia

2009 Jelajah Malaysia: Mohd. Razif Mohd. Salleh (Malaysia, Letua Cycling Team) and
Matthew Crane (USA, Jelly Belly) in the peloton during yesterday's Stage 2.
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We have been receiving some beautiful photos from Jelajah Malaysia media officials and are only too happy to help promote this race.  They have an excellent website (link below) where you can read about the history of the race, see all the race news and results and plenty of superb photos from this year's race as well as from past years.

The Jelajah Malaysia is part of the UCI Asia Tour (2.2).  The race began April 19 and runs through April 26.  The U.S. team Jelly Belly is in the race with Matthew Rice (Australia), Will Routley (Canada) and Americans Bernard Van Ulden, Kel Reijnen, Charles Huff, and Matthew Crane (photo above).  Among other countries represented include teams from Iran, Australia, Japan, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, and of course Malaysia with several teams.

Jelajah Malaysia Official Website
Teams/Start List
Photo Gallery