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  • Added: tuesday 04 October 2011 at 22:44:00

    The race course of the Tour of Beijing 2011 on Google Maps and the time and course schedules

    The race course of the Tour of Beijing 2011 on Google Maps and the time and course schedulesTomorrow, on 5 October 2011, the first edition of the Tour of Beijing will start. The Tour of Beijing is a race which was created from scratch and which has right from the first year been promoted to UCI WorldTour level.

    The Tour will be made up of 5 stages: one time trial and 4 stages in line of which the last one is mainly based on 12 laps of a circuit. In this article you'll be able to find all details of the Tour of Beijing 2011 race course, based on Google Maps!


    Please keep in mind that there's a time difference with Beijing: 7 hours ahead of the UK and for example 15 hours on the east coast of the USA. If you see for example in the time- and route schedule that the first rider will start the time trial at 1PM, this means 6AM in London and 10PM in Boston for example!

    It all starts with a 11.3 kilometers long time trial, followed by stages which are mainly made for sprinte ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: Tour of Beijing| Google Maps/Google Earth| UCI ProTour
  • Added: wednesday 10 November 2010 at 23:04:00

    The UCI WorldTour expands its global footprint with the addition of the Tour of Beijing

    The UCI WorldTour expands its global footprint with the addition of the Tour of BeijingThe UCI World Tour 2011 continues its worldwide expansion with the addition of a new race in China. After North-America last year, it's now up to Asia to contribute to the globalisation of the cycling sport which the UCI is really looking for.

    But is this globalisation really beneficial?

    The Tour of Beijing in October 2011

    The 2011 Tour of Beijing is not yet on the interactive UCI cycling calendar of this site since it not officially part of the UCI calendars yet ...

    However, today, during a ceremony in Beijing, Pat McQuaid, President of the UCI, and the management of the Beijing Sports Bureau signed an agreement concerning the organisation of a new 5 day long stage race around Beijing which will be part of the ...

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    this article appears in the following categories: UCI ProTour| Tour of Beijing