Preparations are in full swing for Expedition Africa Rodrigues

Pre Rac - 25 Aug

  Hundreds of adventure athletes, at this very moment, are packing, preparing and double checking their gear as they get ready for their pilgrimage across the sea to a tiny Indian Ocean island; for the highly anticipated, Expedition Africa – Rodrigues. What were once butterflies have now morphed into a fever of stingrays, as team captains distribute the recently received ...

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South African flavour on the podium at Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge 2019


(Stellenbosch, 2 March 2019) South Africa’s Alan Hatherly (Specialized) outsprinted training partner Matt Beers (NAD Pro Racing) to win his first Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge in a new record time of 02:09:05. Hatherly’s Specialized Factory Racing teammate Simon Andreassen rounded out the podium, some 10 minutes back.   The women’s race saw Candice Lill (Summit Fin) outclass South ...

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It’s never too late to train

The 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour is less than four weeks away! For all those who are panicking about not having time to train yet, we have a three week breakdown on how to get prepared for Race Day on Sunday, 11 March 2018.

The 2018 Cape Town Cycle Tour is less than four weeks away. Doesn’t it feel like just yesterday you still had time to train for it?   The good news is that there is still plenty of time for improvement before the big day. Realistically, at this point you are probably not going to improve much in the general fitness ...

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JBay Wind Farm Classic enjoys perfect conditions

Men’s 85km winner Jason Reed (c) Jazz Kuschke

JEFFREYS BAY, EASTERN CAPE – The fifth edition of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic took place on Saturday 22 July in perfect conditions. Some 500 riders, of all ages and skill levels, took to the trails around the Eastern Cape holiday town of Jeffreys Bay over three distances, 25km, 50km and the gruelling 85km ultra marathon. At the sharp ...

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sani2c runs through Scarpa’s veins


Underberg – As one of the handful of riders to have done every single edition of the KAP sani2c, Scottburgh MTB stalwart Flavio Scarpa says the three day classic is very much part of his make-up and can’t wait to share the experience with his teenage son next year. Dubbed the ‘Black Mambas’, Scarpo was part of the group of ...

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KALAS Sportswear announce partnership with Scott LCB Factory team


CAPE TOWN – Scott LCB Factory team will ride in KALAS Sportswear in 2016. The recently-signed deal will see the European custom cycle wear experts supplying the team with all their technical cycling kit and casual clothing throughout the rest of the 2016 season. Scott LCB Factory Team is a South African-based UCI MTB team made up of Philip Buys, Matthys Beukes, ...

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