Tour of Friendship Competitors’ Profiles

Think you are tough enough? Tony Aspell and Tinsley Janes, more commonly known as TJ, will be competing, yet again, in the Tour of Friendship. Although Tony dominated the Masters Category for five years in a row, he was pipped to the post by TJ in 2015! Both competitors are returning in 2016 to battle it out again.  Check out what you are up against below.

Register for the Tour of Friendship 2016.

Introducing Mr. Tony ASPELL


“My top secret weapon is MY WOMAN!!! She feeds me all healthy foods veggies and fish with lots of fruits and after my hard day training I think its massage that works for me”

  • Name: Tony Aspell
  • Nationality: British (Born in the Isle of Man)
  • Age: 66 Years old
  • Weight: 73 kg
  • Height: 173 cm
  • Category you will be racing in: + 60 Legends
  • Trophy:  5 times TOF winner 
  • Number of km you do a week: 300-500 during race season
  • Maximum speed:  50-53kph on the flat.


Introducing Mr. Tinsley JANES


“My secret weapon for cycling includes Coffee, Waxed Legs, Banana’s, Secret Isotonic Drink, Gels. Lots of KM’s, Massage once a week. Healthy Kiwi Food, lots of Fish”

  • Name: Tinsley JANES
  • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Age: 64 Years old
  • Weight:  74 kg
  • Height: 175 cm
  • Category you will be racing in: + 60 Legends
  • Trophy: Age Group Winner 2015. Tof F
  • Number of km you do a week: Average 350 km
  • Maximum speed:  50-53kph on the flat.

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