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  1. BMX park's high fees are putting off young riders from the grass roots

    Posted May 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... has rapidly evolved into a playground for the wealthy elite. It is far from being an accessible community sports venue for grass-roots BMX riders and few people can afford the extravagant entry fees. The income from rider fees can't amount to much because the track is empty most days. Clearly the staff wages are funded by the Hong Kong Cycling Association and the government. ...

  2. Easy rider

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... and needs a lot of planning. 'Going with an experienced rider the first few times or even taking a few lessons is recommended,' he says. 'A well-maintained bike is essential ...

  3. Watch out for the mainland riders, warns Asian champ Wong

    Posted Dec 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Kin-wa Hong Kong can expect a gruelling test at the forthcoming National Games from the emerging pack of mainland riders, warned triple Asian champion Steven Wong. Wong returned home ... also took part in the National Championships in China earlier this month and dominated the event by finishing first and second. But both agreed that mainland riders could not be ignored ...

  4. Riders demand more tracks

    Posted Oct 16th 2007, 12:00am by Alvin Sallay

    ... Alvin Sallay Hong Kong's rapidly growing band of mountain bikers has called for dedicated trails for the Olympic sport, after one of their riders was involved in a head-on collision ... said the department could review the policy depending on the race and how many competitors took part. High accident risk The number of riders competing in the mountain-bike event at Tai Lam, ...

  5. Rankings failure costs HK riders Beijing Games berths

    Posted Oct 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cycling Union (UCI). HK riders failed to improve their position, remaining sixth in the Asian tour rankings despite sweeping the top six spots at last month's Hong Kong Championships, ... we are not eligible to send two additional riders to Beijing next year,' said Walter Yue Ka-lok, executive director of the Hong Kong Cycling Association. 'We are still waiting ...

  6. BMX riders dazzle crowd

    Posted Feb 01st 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui

    ... Rebecca Tsui Film awards add spice to roaring night for bike lovers Two renowned BMX flatlander bikers, Ryoji Yamamoto and Martti Kuoppa, had a great time with more than 200 bike lovers at the screening party for the winners of the Red Bull Urban Boys Fil ...

  7. HK riders face tough foreign challenge

    Posted Dec 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Doha. 'We have to rely on other riders such as Wu, Chan Chun-hing and Lam Kai-tsun. The trio is working very well after the Asian Games,' said Shen. 'We hope to win several stages ...

  8. Cyclists remember dead riders across globe

    Posted May 18th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... fellow riders killed on roads across the world. The 'Ride of Silence' began in 2003 in the United States after the death of an endurance cyclist who was hit by the mirror of a bus. ... cyclists who have been killed on the roads.' Last year, eight riders lost their lives on Hong Kong roads, they were among more than 1,400 recorded accidents involving cyclists, according ...

  9. Top teen rider revs up for Beijing Olympics

    Posted Oct 13th 2005, 12:00am by Jonathan Powell

    ... Championship series in Guangzhou earlier this year. After his wonderful performance in Nanjing, Wong's prospects look even brighter. The talented rider has been involved in the sport for more than 10 years. 'He has been doing well this year, having shown he is better than other riders from all over China,' said coach Shen Jinkang. 'He has the skills and the physique ...




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