Terengganu Biking Workforce (TSG) trainer Jeremy Hunt believes a calmer and more experienced Harrif Saleh is now in a position to difficult the large boys within the dash.
Harrif has thus far executed neatly via outpacing a robust box of WorldTeam and ProTeam sprinters to win two levels on this yr’s Petronas Le Excursion de Langkawi (LTdL).
Some of the best sprinters within the excursion are NTT Professional Biking’s Max Walscheid and Bardiani CSF Faizane’s Matteo Pelucchi.
Hunt stated Harrif, who hails from Kampung Ladang (Kuala Terengganu), at all times had nice doable however was once simply missing in a couple of spaces prior to now.
“Harrif has carried out really well within the excursion thus far, and has in point of fact come of age this yr,” stated Hunt.
“Once we first set to work in combination a couple of years in the past, all of us knew he was once a excellent sprinter, however he may just now not (totally) harness that skill.
“He was once frightened. Alternatively, after giving him the best coaching and calming him down, he’s now extra at ease within the bunch dash.
“He’s sprinting very rapid and is now ready to win motorbike races.
“He has an influence metre on his motorbike and his numbers (wattage) are proper up there with the sector excursion execs.”
Along with his exploits with TSG, Harrif could also be a three-time Sea Video games gold medallist.