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World's View Challenge gets underway

By:
Susan Westemeyer
Published:
February 1, 2008, 00:00,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 20:14
Edition:
Latest Cycling News, February 1, 2008

The Intaka Tech World's View Challenge is the inaugural premier international road cycling event...

The Intaka Tech World's View Challenge is the inaugural premier international road cycling event that will be taking place among the rolling terrain of South Africa from February 2-7, 2008. The five-day event is UCI 1.1-ranked with ProTour, Pro Continental teams and National teams competing over a total of 588km.

South Africa's Team Barloworld chose to make the race its first one for the 2008 season, with ProTour teams Milram and Liquigas also participating. The series is made up of five one-day races with different routes and distances each day, with a rest day between race days three and four.

Team Barloworld riders participating in the race include Robbie Hunter (RSA), Daryl Impey (RSA), Christian Pfannberger (Aut), Diego Caccia (Ita), Patrick Calcagni (Sui), Christopher Froome (Ken), Enrico Gasparotto (Ita), Hugo Sabido (Por) and John Lee Augustyn (RSA), who comes back to action after the last season accident.

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