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Team Eritrea Participating at Tour du Rwanda

Eritrea’s quest for 2017 Tour du Rwanda edition will be led by Tesfom Okubamariam

Eritrean riders are ready for a grueling Tour du Rwanda with a strong team line up that consists of Tesfom Okubamariam, Simon Mussie, Natnael Mebrahetu, Amanuel Tsegai and Aron Debretsion.

BY BONNIE MUGABE | KT PRESS

Four foreign international teams have confirmed their riders who will battle for honours at the 9th edition of Tour du Rwanda expected to start on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at Amahoro Stadium.

This year’s edition will get underway from November 12 – 19 attracting a total of 17 teams including six national teams, six UCI Continental teams and five club teams. Continue reading Team Eritrea Participating at Tour du Rwanda

Interview with Bike Aid Rider Meron Teshome

At just 23 years old, the Eritrean rider Meron Teshome signed with European Cycling team Stradalli – Bike Aid and eager to show that Eritrea is also a land of sprinters.

By Raod and Mud,

At just 23 years old, he comes to European Cycling thanks to Stradalli – Bike Aid German team, eager to stand out and to show that Eritrea is also a land of sprinters. We are talking about the young rider Meron Teshome, who has spent a bit of his time to answer our questions. He told us what his goals are for this season, how he started in the world of cycling and his vision about the rise of African cycling. Continue reading Interview with Bike Aid Rider Meron Teshome

Mekseb Debesay Admires Rwandan Cyclists

Africa’s top cyclist Mekseb Debesay congratulates Valens Ndayisenga and the people of Rwanda for winning Tour of Rwanda for the first time since it became part of the UCI Africa Tour.

By Peter Kamasa,

AFRICA’s top cyclist Eritrean Mekseb Debesay has tipped Rwandan riders to be the best on the continent.

Debesay rides for German-based team Bike Aid and won the mountain climbing category in the Tour du Rwanda.

The 23-year-old says Tour du Rwanda winner Valens Ndayisenga and Jean Bosco Nsengimana who finished in second place have potential. Continue reading Mekseb Debesay Admires Rwandan Cyclists

Dawit Haile of Eritrea Wins Stage 3 of Tour of Rwanda

Dawit Haile of team Eritrea today won the 3rd stage of Tour of Rwanda from Musanze to Muhanga – a distance of 127.5Km. Title contender Mekseb Debesay fell down on a slippery road as he approached the finish line.

By Tour of Rwanda,

IT WAS a calamitous finish after a relatively good and fast start on the 3rd stage of Tour of Rwanda 2014 as more than five riders in the leading pack fell on a slippery road as they approached the finish line.

Yellow Jersey Valens Ndayisenga was among those who fell within 200 metres to the finish line, spoiling his chances to win a second consecutive stage but Team Rwanda Karisimbi rider was given his full time, which ensured that he retained his yellow jersey.

Also to fall was title contender Mekseb Debesay of Team Bike Aid-Ride for Help and Team Karisimbi’s Joseph Biziyaremye who was also in contention for a stage win.  Continue reading Dawit Haile of Eritrea Wins Stage 3 of Tour of Rwanda

Mekseb Debesay Wins First Stage of Tour of Rwanda

Eritrea’s rising star Mekseb Debesay becomes the winner of first stage of Tour of Rwanda. Currently he rides for the German Team Bike Aid

By Capital Eritrea,

ERITREA’s Mekseb Debesay won the first stage of the sixth edition of the Tour of Rwanda on the 96.4 km course from Kigali to Ngoma.

Rwanda’s Janvier Hadi grabbed the yellow jersey after winning yesterday’s prologue race and will keep it – as he finished a few seconds behind Eritrean Mekseb Debesay in today’s race. Continue reading Mekseb Debesay Wins First Stage of Tour of Rwanda

Buoyed by Rwanda Victory, Defending Champion Eritrea Heading to Egypt for 2013 Championship

Metkel Eyob winning stage 6 of the Tour f Rwanda 2013

By TesfaNews,

It has been a very joyful week for the Eritrean cycling fans as one of their favorite team, AS.BE.CO, won this year’s edition of the Tour of Rwanda representing Eritrea while the national team gears up to defend its three consecutive championship title in the upcoming Continental Championship. Continue reading Buoyed by Rwanda Victory, Defending Champion Eritrea Heading to Egypt for 2013 Championship