Dream Come True For Ji Cheng At Tour de France

by Barnaby CHESTERMAN LEEDS, United Kingdom, July 03, 2014 (AFP) - Ji Cheng said it will be a "dream" come true on Saturday when he becomes the first Chinese rider to compete at the Tour de France. It will also complete a personal ambition for the 26-year-old from Harbin in the northeast of China as he will achieve the clean sweep of taking part in all three Grand Tours, … [Read more...]

Roubaix Just Too Tough For History-Making Chinese Rider

by Justin Davis COMPIEGNE, France, April 15, 2009 (AFP) - China's Jin Long made history for his country here on Sunday by competing in arguably the world's toughest one-day classic bike race, the prestigious Paris-Roubaix. Unfortunately for Jin, his pre-race fears of not being able to negotiate the 27 sections of bone-shaking cobblestones peppered throughout the northern French epic … [Read more...]