KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) -- Local continental team, Forca Amskins Racing (FAR) is targeting to create an impact in several Asian cycling tours starting with Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) from March 18 to 25.
FAR chief executive officer, Mohd Faiz Syarifudin said even though the team had just been formed early this year, he was confident the combination of experienced local riders and the presence of former professional cyclist, David McCann as coach they could achieve positive results in LTdL.
The team had engaged LTdL 2017 mountain king, John Kronborg Ebsen from Denmark, Alvaro Duarte (Colombia) as well as national riders including Anuar Manan, Amir Mustafa Rusli, Mohammad Saufi Mat Senan, Nik Mohd Azwan Zulkifli and Sofian Nabil Omar Mohd Bakri.
"We are targeting to be in the top five for the general classification and perhaps one of the jerseys in this edition.
Earlier Mohd Faiz was met by reporters at a ceremony to announce the collaboration between FAR and the National Heart Institute (IJN) in IJN here today.....