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Royal Air Maroc League Scarlet Jerseys

Today marks the point in the calendar where we would have been wrapping up the 2019/20 Royal Air Maroc League with an exciting evening of races around the ‘red road’ of Al Bidda Park. This anti-climactic alternative ending is somewhat inappropriate for what has really been an excellent season of road racing; starting in Al […]

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Qatar’s cyclists meet online

For many people cycling is a social activity and, while Covid-19 restrictions have halted riding together, Qatar’s cycling groups have turned to virtual solutions. Triclub Doha, as one example, has successfully replaced its regular Saturday morning group ride with Zwift’s online equivalent – meet-ups. Club members ride together in the virtual worlds of Zwift for […]

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Andrej Filip: New to Zwift

Like many of you, QCF’s own Andrej Filip is new to indoor training in the modern era of Zwift. We caught up with him to ask him for his advice for those just starting and why it has taken him so long to get on board! Andrej, welcome to Zwift! Can you describe your setup […]

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Rasen Virtual Distance Challenge

QCTF and Rasen Adventure Shop want to keep you on your bikes and maintaining a healthy lifestyle during covid-19 restrictions. To get new and old smart trainer users up and running with indoor training, we’ve set a simple challenge – to see how far you can go in seven days…  without leaving your home! Simply […]

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Qatar National Team

Szymon Jakub Wasiak (Poland/UK)

Szymon is a High Performance UCI Cycling Coach and ex pro Rider
Goal: Produce an Olympic Champion

Abdullah Al Jaaidi (Qatar)

Qualification: UCI Level 2 Coach
Goal: Support the athletes in their development path

Mouhcine Rhaili (Morocco)

UCI Level 1 Coach and ex National Team rider
Goal: Develop young athletes and discover cycling talents in Qatar

Tariq Ismaili (Iran)

UCI Coach and ex Qatar National Team rider
Nationality: Iran
Goal: Introduce the youngest riders to cycling adventure

Fadel Al Khater

Favourite race: Tour Of Oman
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Always give it all!
Best result: 2019 Qatar ITT Champion
Goal: Win an Olympic medal
Favourite bike: Cannondale Aero Bike, the fastest bike in the world

Marwan Al Jalham

Favourite race: Cape Epic SA
Rider Type: Puncheur
Best piece of advice: plan workout for your goals, be patient don’t rush yourself to avoid mistakes
Best result: 2019 Qatar MTB Champion
Goal: Represent my country in Olympic Games
Favourite bike: Cannondale Lefty. Amazing design and super light

Abdulla Al Khater

Favourite race: Tour de France
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Always wear a cycling helmet
Best result: 3rd Qatar ITT Championships
Goal: Win an Olympic medal
Favourite bike: Cipolini, perfect geometry for my body

Abdullah Al Jaaidi

Favourite race: Vuelta Espania
Rider Type: All-rounder
Best piece of advice: Train with the team – together you are stronger !
Best result: GCC Tour stage winner
Goal: Win a medal in Asian Games
Favourite bike: BMC – the best technology!

Khaleel Al Rahman

Favourite race: Milan-San Remo
Rider Type: Sprinter
Best piece of advice: It’s never too late to become a champion !
Best result: 2nd place in Arab championships road race
Cycling Goal: Win an Asian Games medal
Favourite bike: Specialised Venge, it’s a great bike for sprinters

Nayef Al Mesallam

Favourite race: Tour of Qatar
Rider Type: All-rounder
Goal: Represent my country in the Olympic Games
Favourite bike: Cannondale Lefty