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Platt, Schneitter Reign Supreme

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KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 22, 2011 –  After five gruelling days, the second edition of the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge (LIMBC) came to a close today with Germany’s Karl Platt and Switzerland’s Nathalie Schneitter clinching overall victory in the men’s elite and women’s elite categories, respectively.
Platt of Team Bulls was a dominant force in his category, … Read more

LANGKAWI, Oct 21, 2011 – Team Bulls’ Karl Platt of Germany and Switzerland’s Vivienne Meyer of Colnago Farbe Sudtirol conquered Langkawi’s highest peak today to take Stage 4 of the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge (LIMBC) 2011.
Men’s elite race leader Platt took home the polka dot jersey as King of the Hill despite crossing the line … Read more

LANGKAWI, Oct 20, 2011 – The annual Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge (LIMBC) may turn out to be a platform for top-class road professionals to swap the peloton with some off-road adventure after an arduous season on the road.
Two road aces invited to saddle up for LIMBC 2011 – the Vuelta runners-up Chris Froome and BMC … Read more

LANGKAWI, Oct 19, 2011 – Amidst the tropical splendour and the traditional haven of Kampung Tok Senik Resort nestled in the heart of Kuah, near here, Germany’s Karl Platt turned the tables on South Africa’s Burry Stander with an emphatic Stage 2 win on Day 2 of the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge 2011.
Platt’s bullish effort … Read more

LANGKAWI, Oct 18, 2011 – South Africa’s Burry Stander and Swiss rider Nathalie Schneitter lived up to their top billing as they took Stage 1 cross country marathon of their respective categories on Day 1 of the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge 2011 today.
In a dramatic tussle to the finish line between two of the top-ranked … Read more

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 16, 2011 – Langkawi is primed for a world-class off-road adventure in the second edition of the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge (LIMBC) which begins with Stage 1 at the Langkawi Sports Complex on Tuesday.
Besides minor technical adjustments made upon advice from UCI commissaires, the organisers are looking forward to an action-packed five-day … Read more

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 12, 2011 –  Multiple African mountainbike champion and London Olympics medal prospect, Burry Stander of South Africa, will race in the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge (LIMBC) 2011 next week.
His participation was confirmed today by race organiser, Datuk Abdul Malik Mydin.
A member of the world’s top-ranked cross country team, Specialized Racing, Stander is … Read more

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 28, 2011 – The list of sponsorship partners to the prestigious Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge 2011 next month continues to grow, with AmBank Group, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) and ALM Group Sdn Bhd joining on board as silver sponsors. AmBank Group is also the Official Bank.
Earlier it was announced Telekom Malaysia … Read more

Froome To Ride in Langkawi

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KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 22, 2011 – Chris Froome, Britain’s new cycling sensation who finished runners-up in the recent Vuelta, the Tour of Spain, will saddle up for the Langkawi International Mountainbike Challenge 2011 next month.
Currently competing with the British team in the World Championship in Copenhagen, Froome is looking forward to swapping his road … Read more

KUALA LUMPUR, August 24, 2011 – The prestigious Langkawi International Mountain Bike Challenge – the Tropical Rainforest Challenge 2011, has attracted a world-class field, with more than 20 nationalities expected to descend upon the legendary island in October.
Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad at The Sponsorship Announcement Press Conference on August 24
Asia’s current Mountain Bike champion, the … Read more