The Official Taiwan KOM Challenge 2014 Film

Here it is, the official film of the 2015 Taiwan KOM Challenge, produced by Po Lin Hsu. Truly an epic, epic day! Well done to John Ebsen and Marg Fedyna for winning, fantastic efforts, and for all who managed to finish. See you again next year?! http://youtu.be/SU1pHCdMISc And lastly, if you're thinking of entering on … Continue reading The Official Taiwan KOM Challenge 2014 Film

Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Barry Davies Testimonial

I've been working with Barry for four months. His aim all along was 'to get up the Taiwan KOM hill.' Added to that challenge was the fact that Barry, originally from the UK, lives in Singapore, one of the flattest stretches of land around out here. Here follows his testimonial of the past 4 months … Continue reading Crank Punk Coaching Systems: Barry Davies Testimonial

John Ebsen & Marg Fedyna win the Taiwan KOM Challenge 2014

phew, what a day. it just poured and poured, it was cold, one giant heavy cloud enshrouded the mountain and the peloton throughout. people were shaking and blue by the end, i 'lost' two jackets helping folk get warm at the top and don;t mind if i don't get them back. every soul on that … Continue reading John Ebsen & Marg Fedyna win the Taiwan KOM Challenge 2014

The Taiwan KOM Challenge: why we banned all formerly suspended riders from our race

We had a decision to make. The 2013 winner of the Taiwan KOM Challenge had arrived on the start line of the race fresh from a doping suspension, causing heated debate on internet as to the validity of his victory. The integrity of the event that we had been working hard on for so many … Continue reading The Taiwan KOM Challenge: why we banned all formerly suspended riders from our race

crankpunk comperes the 2014 Taiwan KOM Challenge

if i told you there was a mountain that was 105km long and that the last 8km averaged 17.5% would you believe me? unless you've heard of the Taiwan KOM Challenge, probably not. but yes, such a beast exists. this Saturday, the 15th of November, a bunch of hardy, wonderful and essentially mad souls are … Continue reading crankpunk comperes the 2014 Taiwan KOM Challenge

Come! Bike Day in Taiwan: the mad, the wet, and the beautiful

still no one quite knows why there is a ! in the title of Come! Bike Day, but nonetheless it is fun to say - go on, try it. the first ever event of its kind to be held in Taiwan, it brought together roadies. MTB guys, trick bike dudes and a whole bunch of … Continue reading Come! Bike Day in Taiwan: the mad, the wet, and the beautiful

2014 TAIWAN KOM CHALLENGE Official Press Release

As the Foreign Press & Media Representative of the 2014 Taiwan KOM Challenge, it's my pleasure to announce that the registration for the even is officially open as of Monday, September the 15th. Here is the Official Press Release. _________________________ Official Press Release for the TAIWAN KOM CHALLENGE 2014   Brought to you by the … Continue reading 2014 TAIWAN KOM CHALLENGE Official Press Release

2013 Taiwan KOM Challenge

whooP! what a week that was. i was fortunate enough to be asked to represent the Taiwan Cyclist Federation as their Foreign Rider & Media co-ordinator during the recent 2013 Taiwan KOM Challenge. this involved having to host the official opening ceremony at about 2 hours notice, dealing with stress levels that went almost as … Continue reading 2013 Taiwan KOM Challenge