Cycling

SA bands ready to rock at MTB Party of the year

Newton & Co

Two local bands, Newton & Co and Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions will perform live at SA’s MTB party of the year, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience and Origin of Trails Trail Run at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019 respectively.   “We look forward to entertaining mountain bikers in ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails boasts spectacular sponsor spoils

Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run by Philip Fyfer

In addition to boasting with both a new title sponsor (Savanna Non Alcoholic Lemon) and a new festival village (Blaauwklippen Wine Estate) in 2019, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience and Trail Run will also feature spectacular sponsor spoils come Saturday 30 November and Sunday 01 December 2019.   “Our sponsors and partners are just as passionate about the ...

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Positive Sports Solutions: More premium brands than ever

Photo 1 - Positive Sports Solutions LR

Specialist importers and distributors of international sports-related goods Positive Sports Solutions and TOKEN Cycling SA have announced a merger of operations, a move set to benefit cyclists and retailers across the Southern African Development Community.   The Johannesburg-based companies will join forces from November 1, which means they can offer an expanded range of premium brands at even more competitive ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails proud supporter of the Stellenbosch Trail Fund

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019, are proud to promote the building and maintenance of MTB trails in Stellenbosch by supporting the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).   Seen here:  Bobby Behan (from Specialized SA) in action during the 2018 event.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019, are proud to promote the building and maintenance of MTB trails in Stellenbosch by supporting the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).   A registered non-profit organisation ...

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Rhebokskloof Flatrock Festival 16-17 November

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Rhebokskloof Wine Estate is picturesquely located in the heart of Paarl on the slopes of the Paarl Mountain Reserve. Established in 1692, this estate embodies Paarl’s best attributes. Rhebokskloof invites you, your family and friends to start summer with a weekend filled with great activities, awesome food, great entertainment and plenty of exceptional wine. Set aside 16 and 17 November ...

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Gouveris, Schoeman lead the way in Lorraine Cycle Tour

Photo 1 Bradley Gouveris LR

Brad Gouveris’s late decision to enter the Lorraine Cycle Tour paid dividends when he finished top of the podium in the 80km feature race in Port Elizabeth today.   The 21-year-old from PE, riding for Action Cycles, edged Warwick Renard in the sprint for the line to add a second title to his maiden triumph in 2017 with a time ...

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Strong international field on display at Helivac Paarl Boxing Day

Bernhard Esterhuizen crosses the finish line last year to claim victory in the 25-Mile. Picture caption: Laurel Andrews

The 122nd staging of the Helivac Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge this year will see the most prestigious field in recent history line up for the iconic event. Along with South Africa’s best professional cyclists, more than thirty quality track cyclists from all over Africa will take part in the meeting, which is presented in association with Alfa Bodyworks and ...

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Historic start for Bestmed Tshwane Classic

Former Tshwane Mayor gives the Bestmed Tshwane Classic the thumbs up at the start line last year. Jetline Action Photo

The Bestmed Tshwane Classic, which takes place on 3 November this year, constitutes an unprecedented success story in South African cycling, according to event organiser Mauritz Meyer. “The Bestmed Tshwane Classic is off to a blinding start compared to its other city race counterparts. None of the other current mass participation cycling events recorded the same growth in their first ...

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Schoeman relishes role as cycle tour ambassador

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Besides being a prime competitor with 18 titles under her belt, Port Elizabeth star Anriette Schoeman is revelling in her role as ambassador of the long-running Lorraine Cycle Tour.   The 20th edition of what has become a PE institution will be held at Lorraine Primary School on Saturday and the 42-year-old Schoeman is ready to take her place among ...

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