The mostly quiet country roads of the sparsely populated Desaru district of Johor state provide the perfect terrain to hold a bike race, as was proved again last Saturday by the successful staging of the Eventure Global 113 Cycle event.
Brian Johnsen (BikeLabz) outsprinted breakaway partner Michael Koreneff (Allied World Kemp Technologies) to win the main Men's Open prize on a roughly rectangular course that took the 400+ competitors on a scenic 119km trip up the eastern coast of Malaysia then back south through a vast swathe of palm plantations. Malaysian track star Jupha Somnet took the Women's Open crown.
Click here to read the full race report.
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