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Middleditch, Zenker claim MetaSprint Duathlon glory

March 21, 2017 James Middleditch overcame a wrong turn and some stiff competition to claim the victory in the Men’s Elite race at Sunday’s 2017 MetaSprint Series Duathlon at the F1 Village. Jennifer Zenker won [...]

Club Focus: Team Next Stage

March 17, 2017 When was Team Next Stage established and what’s the story behind the name? Team Next Stage was founded by Makoto Shimamoto who opened a bicycle shop specialising in triathlon in 2010; he [...]

Tour de Bintan photo special

March 9, 2017 The 2017 Tour de Bintan has been over for a few days now but we’re going to keep the memories of what was a fantastic weekend of cycling fresh for a little [...]

Mok adapts to life changes in bid for SEA Games slot

March 8, 2017 One run a day. That is Dr Mok Ying Ren’s plan as he seeks to qualify to represent Singapore in the marathon at this August’s SEA Games in Malaysia. That simple strategy [...]

Tour de Bintan pulls off move to UCI status

March 6, 2017 The 2017 edition of the Tour de Bintan saw the event enhance its reputation as one of Asia’s leading amateur stage races as the move to join the UCI Gran Fondo World [...]

Epic races: the Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

February 28, 2017 If you’re looking for a cycling destination other than the typical European one revolving around the Tour de France or your usual Asian cycling destinations, consider adding New Zealand to your list [...]

Club Focus: Oldies but Goodies

When was Oldies but Goodies established and what's the story behind the team name? Oldies but Goodies (OBG) was established on a rainy Saturday in June 2012 when some of our number who were ex-national [...]

Arnott, Dohling solo to glory in CBD crit #2

February 26, 2017 The URA CFS Share the Road Criterium returned to the streets of Singapore’s central business district this morning with Ben Arnott and Bastian Dohling the big winners, as both the Specialized Mavericks [...]

Photo special: MetaSprint Series Aquathlon

February 21, 2017 It’s a quiet day here at Second Wind Magazine so we thought it a good opportunity to publish a gallery of photographs shot by our staff snapper Rhys Cheng at the recent [...]

Club Focus: Newbie Triathletes SG

February 20, 2017 Club Focus returns with the simply named Newbie Triathletes SG. The man answering the questions for this burgeoning club/community of local swim-bike-runners is the group founder Alex Yeo. From the club name [...]

Junaidi wins again as Jungle Cross debuts new course

February 15, 2017 Jungle Cross returned to Turf City on Sunday with a raft of new features but it was a pair of familiar names that took the major honours, as Junaidi Hashim (Team Awano) [...]

O’Shea, Suriadi victorious at MetaSprint Aquathlon

February 13, 2017 The 2017 Singapore endurance multisports scene kicked off in earnest yesterday with the MetaSprint Aquathlon at Sentosa’s Palawan Beach, where Colin O’Shea repeated his 2015 win in the men’s contest, while Christi [...]

King Faz reigns as HolyCrit hits National Stadium

February 12, 2017 The 10th edition of fixed gear criterium HolyCrit last night at the National Stadium – won for the ninth time by the legendary Faz Adhili – may well go down as a [...]

Qoolmartevents.com: new race registration portal provides athletes with better deals

February 10, 2017 Qoolmartevents.com is a newly launched platform for race registrations where users can get additional entitlements but at the same price they would have paid by registering directly with the desired event. The [...]

UK runners claim SAA cross country titles

February 8, 2017 Overseas athletes ran away the major honours at the Singapore Athletics Cross Country Championships at Bedok Reservoir Park last Saturday, with England’s Mark Pearce and Scotland’s Rachel O’Connor taking the Men’s and [...]

4T2, SCF take team titles at IMEvents Asia crit

February 6, 2017 Singapore’s rekindled love affair with crit racing continued yesterday with Team 4T2 B taking the honours among the male racers at the IMEvents Asia Criterium at Keat Hong Link, while in the [...]

XC running champs, crit top weekend race card

February 3, 2017 It’s another big race weekend for Singapore’s endurance sports community and we intend to cover two events; the 66th Singapore Athletics Cross Country Championships on Saturday morning at Bedok Reservoir and the [...]

Club Focus: Tri Edge

What are the origins of Tri Edge? The team was started in 2008 by Michael Lyons and Scott Larsen and came out of a need for a coaching environment in the east of Singapore. The [...]

Athlete profile: Derek ‘Dr Shoe’ Li

January 26, 2017 Long-time readers of Second Wind Magazine might remember an article we published in March 2015 featuring marathon runner Dr Derek Li. The main focus of that story was how Li transformed himself [...]

Why triathlon coaches exist

January 24, 2017 The idea of putting together three completely different activities commonly performed as a child – swimming, cycling and running – seems completely undaunting from a general perspective. However, anyone out there who [...]

Koreneff, Lui crowned city-centre crit king and queen

January 22, 2017 Michael Koreneff proved the strongest in a thrilling sprint finish to take the Men’s Open title at the inaugural URA Share the Road Criterium in downtown Singapore this morning, while 16-year-old Ashley [...]

Crit racing hits Singapore CBD this Sunday!

January 20, 2017 This Sunday marks a huge step for road cycling in Singapore, when as part of the monthly URA Car Free Sunday initiative, the authorities have granted permission for a criterium to take [...]

Product review: Recovery Systems

Despite rapidly approaching his 50th birthday, our writer Alan Grant still has the competitive fires burning inside him and has an extensive program of bike races (and the odd triathlon) planned for 2017. But while [...]

Epic races: the Crocodile Trophy

January 17, 2017 Pang Meng Yam is a self-described weekend warrior. Married with two kids and holding down a job as the Asia-Pacific treasurer for a big European bank, like most leisure cyclists, he just [...]

Club Focus: Ironproject

January 16, 2017 Club Focus returns to the world of triathlon, with the subject of this latest edition being the guys at Ironproject. Founder Ian Ang supplied us with the answers to our questions. What’s [...]