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Maiden Satellite Classic win for Van Heerden

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Steven van Heerden won the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling road race for the first time as he outsprinted his rivals in the 110km event near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province today.   The 25-year-old BCX rider, from Kempton Park in Johannesburg, held on in the final surge for the line to win in a time of 2:35:18. He was ...

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Race2Nowhere is back

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Got a December race goal lined up yet? No, here you go…Traditionally there are a few events in the lead-up to the Absa Cape Epic that riders use as a shakeup to check where the form is at, as well as test equipment and nutrition strategies. One such event that immediately comes to mind is the Attakwas, a brutal 120km ...

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Hoffman has a point to prove in Satellite Classic

BCX cyclist Nolan Hoffman will be out to defend his title when the Bestmed Satellite Classic 110km race takes place near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province on Saturday. Picture: Jetline Action Photography

Nolan Hoffman says he is always motivated to prove others wrong and that will be his goal when he defends his title in the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling road race on Saturday.   The 110km feature event near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province will see cyclists from around the country testing their fitness on a challenging route which includes ...

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Expect Champagne Performances at FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay Race

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The rebranding of the three events within the FNB Wines2Whales stable is predicted to have the greatest impact on the elite women’s race. In 2018 the elite women will compete in the Chardonnay event, which takes place from the 26th to the 28th of October, without any elite men or competitive Mixed category athletes on the start line. This means ...

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Win with Specialized at the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.
“The competition will take place on Day 1.  We will post a riddle to social media.  If correctly solved, riders will know where to take a photograph on route during Day 1.  These photographs need to be shared to Instagram.  Don’t forget to tag @specializedza.  The winner will be announced during prize giving after Day Two,” says Kate Whitehead, Marketing Coordinator at Specialized Bicycles Africa.

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.   “The Origin of Trails MTB Experience is a great way of showcasing what Stellenbosch has to offer in terms of the ...

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Breathtaking new venue for Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

The 2019 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour recently announced their new date and has now also revealed that the event will be hosted at Val de Vie Estate.

(Stellenbosch, 08 October 2018) “We are delighted to announce that the Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour taking place on 20 January 2019 will start and finish at Val de Vie Estate,” said David Bellairs, Media, Marketing and Sponsorship director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust. The Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event will once again act as the final premier ...

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R200 000 prize money up for grabs at 2019 Knysna Bull

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Entries are now open for the Knysna Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance mountain bike race. The event takes place from 20 to 23 February 2019. Now in it’s third year, the Knysna Bull continues to evolve and develop into an exciting stage race offering. In the jam-packed calendar of many excellent MTB races in South Africa, the Knysna Bull ...

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Satellite Classic a perfect launching pad

Organisers ASG Events have been working on a number of improvements to ensure the Satellite Classic near the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province runs smoothly on October 13. Picture: Jetline Action Photography

The Bestmed Satellite Classic, to be held near Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West Province on October 13, will provide cyclists with the perfect launching pad for the upcoming road-racing season.   The annual cycling extravaganza comprises a number of options headed by the feature 110km race, which has the plus factor of being a premier seeding event for the ...

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Rekindle your love for mountain biking at the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Mountain biking enthusiasts enjoying the spectacular Stellenbosch routes at the 2017 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain biking comes home the weekend of 24 and 25 November 2018 with South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, celebrating its 6thanniversary in Stellenbosch!   An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can look forward to the “once a ...

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