Tour de Indonesia 2018 has entered the 3rd stage, starting from Probolinggo city to Banyuwangi city, East Java. It is 200 kilometers, the longest stage in the Tour de Indonesia. Physical, strategy, weather, and distance is a cahllenge for the bikers during the event of Tour de Indonesia 2018. Indonesian bikers Projo Waseso of the Indonesian national team for second time got the 2nd place who previously in the first stage of Prambanan Temple, Yogyakarta - Ngawi, East Java. The Greek biker Charalampos Kastrantas, who joined with the Serbian Partizan bike team, managed to control the runway in the last 300 meters before the finish defeated Projo Waseso. While in the third place of the third stage occupied by Indonesian rider Muhammad Imam Arifin from the KFC bicycle team. Therefore, in the third stage, Indonesia brought its 2 bikers on the podium. At the press conference after the delivery of prizes in Banyuwangi, Saturday (27/1), Projo Waseso admitted that he lost the technique with Charalampos at 300 meters before the finish.
"Actually my strategy only survive and support to my team especially on the climb, and I was in the front group ... finally with the speed maintenance, can pursue the group. in the last 500 meters, I was in the top 10 positions. They added speed at 300 meters, but I know the road, I immediately added the speed at 200 meters. However, I lost the technique than him. " Projo Waseso said
The last is the 4th stage, with 170 kilometers starting from Gilimanuk - Denpasar Bali was the deciding stage for many categories besides the achievement of the finish. The categories are among others, category of individual general champion based on time, the team winner, and the best biker champion(yb/trs.alika)