Wilson Low

Getting on the race with Skratch Labs

Getting on the race with Skratch Labs Skratch Labs is touted as ‘Natural Hydration and Nutrition’ that is easy on the tastebuds and even easier on the stomach. Would it work? Well, I had my virgin taste of it under race conditions while racing the recent Singapore Mountain Bike Carnival with my girlfriend, Jiehui. The format of the race requires one rider in our team (of two) to be out on course at any one time, clocking laps in relay for the full duration of the race; the team with the most laps wins. Photo courtesy of Wilson Low....

Read More

Rodalink Tradehub21 Grand Opening

Rodalink officially opened its fourth and largest outlet in Singapore on Saturday, 18 October at Tradehub21. This is the largest bicycle store in Singapore. The outlet, situated between Clementi and Jurong East, is Rodalink’s flagship store in Singapore. The 6300 square-foot store, boasting a roomy, high-ceiling interior, will complement Rodalink’s other outlets at Jurong Kechil, Upper Thomson, and East Coast.         Rodalink’s management has spent a year looking for the ideal location for a ‘hub for bicycling enthusiasts’. The Tradehub21 premises offers “a one-stop shop for all kinds of cyclists”. Lifestyle and children’s cycling products comprise...

Read More

The Lessons

Races are all about testing yourself. But amidst the evaluation, there are lessons to be taken away. There is discovery: of weaknesses to address; of successful strategies to adopt and build on; or of simply how far one can push oneself to the limits of human performance. At the second edition of the Aviva Singapore Ironman 70.3 – held on September 7, 2008 – I learnt a few things indeed.   The Lessons By Wilson Low Races are all about testing yourself. But amidst the evaluation, there are lessons to be taken away. There is discovery: of weaknesses to...

Read More

Quickie in Singapore – the Steve Peat and Cedric Gracia Interview

Leading downhill/gravity riders Steve Peat and Cedric Gracia recently dropped by L&T Cycle in Tampines, Singapore to say hi to local riders and fans – just after racing at Malaysia’s KL Downtown urban downhill mountain bike race. The demanding urban downhill race, set in the heart of the National Sports Complex in Kuala Lumpur, saw Gracia, of France, taking out the champion title; with the British Peat coming in runner-up.  Togoparts managed to catch up with the star duo for a chat about their bikes, their racing, and their Asian experience. Togoparts: How did you find the urban DH...

Read More

IM Hawaii Race Expo Album

We get a peak at new and exciting products from the race expo of this week’s Ford Ironman World Championships 2008 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, USA. During Ironman race week in Kailua-Kona, the official race exposition opens after the traditional Parade of Nations on Tuesday. Scores of exhibitors hawk the latest innovative tri-specific cycling components, nutrition and apparel to almost 1600 qualified Ironman age-group athletes. For manufacturers and retailers, this is the prime occasion to track the latest industry trends, to get a feel of what’s hot and fashionable in the triathlon scene, and also to see what the pros...

Read More
  • 1
  • 2