Start of Grahadi TdEJ 2013 , Hot Weather Will Prevent Participants

Written by Efendi Thursday, 05 September 2013 02:34



Information from the organizers TdEJ , 2013, Tuesday ( 03/09/2013 ) , said the first stage race a distance of 180 kilometers to be the longest of the three stages of competition this year .

About 80 riders from 15 international teams and the local team will start the race from the front of the State House passes Grahadi Gresik regency , Lamongan , Jombang , Mojokerto , and finish in front of the GOR Delta Sidoarjo .

From the guidebook race , the first stage is dominated flat track with two points seizure " sprint " at kilometer 21.3 Cerme subdistrict , Gresik , and 70 kilometers Tripe subdistrict , Lamongan .

In addition , there is one point seizing climbs points ( King of the Mountain / COM) in the 94.8 kilometers in area of Mount Pegat , Ngimbang , Lamongan .

" First Stage will be the battle of the ' sprinter ' ( rider in flat track specialist ) . Besides these long , fairly hot weather conditions will determine the physical toughness riders to the finish line , " said Secretary of the Organizing Committee Harijanto Tjondrokusumo TdEJ 2013.

Continental teams like Iran Tabriz Petrochemical , Terengganu Malaysia , and Aisan Racing Japan is known to have a powerful rider in flat track .

Separately , Christopher Anthony Polygon Sweet Nice Team Manager ( PSN ) says his team is ready to perform optimally in the first stage of a long day , but still trying to save energy to face the weight on the next two stages .

" We hope that no rider who sell energy , but still strive to provide resistance to achieve maximum results . 's Long stage with a flat track , but the next two stages will be quite heavy because the route is uphill , " he said .

According to him , the race route flat , most of the teams will implement strategies by placing one or two riders to attack , while the other riders especially the " climber " focused compete safely to save energy .

"Children should not be provoked , especially our two sprinter Dealton Agung Nur Prayogo and Riyanto . Unless there is an opportunity to attack with , we 'll take it , " added Christopher .

In addition to the two local riders , PSN is now the continental status through the Irish nation , reinforced three foreign riders are all " climber " ( specialist incline ) , the Oscar Pujol Munoz ( Spain ) , Ryan Sherlock ( Ireland ) and Sergey Kuzmin ( Kazakhstan ) . ( Ant / IPG )

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