Cycling

More fireworks for Gallopin at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 11 - Besançon / Oyonnax - 16/07/2014 - The yellow jersey after the stage win for Tony Gallopin © ASO/B.Bade

Tony Gallopin had his day of glory as he wore the yellow jersey on Bastille Day but he suffered a lot in the Vosges and didn’t enjoy the ride really but he made it up after the rest day as he claimed his first stage victory at the Tour de France in a brilliant manner. He attacked twice in the ...

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Big Names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Anika Langvad (left) and Ariane Kleinhans celebrate winning Stage 2 of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek. They have confirmed they will defend their women's title at the 2014 edition of the international stage race.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/XtreMedia

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will ...

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Nibali takes back yellow as Contador crashes out of Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 10 - Mulhouse / La Planche des Belles Filles / 14/07/2014 - Vicenzo NIBALI a récupéré le maillot jaune perdu la veille

The speculations around an expected duel between Chris Froome and Alberto Contador have completely vanished. Five days after the defending champion, the Spaniard has been forced out of the race after crashing badly before the real fight between the favorites begun. Following the sad exit of the leader of Tinkoff-Saxo, the super favorite of the Tour de France became Vincenzo ...

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Kargo Pro MTB taps into high altitude chamber training

Kargo Pro MTB Team's Rourke Croeser (left) and manager/coach Shaun Peschl in a training session on Wattbikes in the simulated high altitude chamber at Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban.

Durban – Having been named in the South African team to the MTB World Championships in Hafjell in Norway in September, Kargo Pro MTB rider Rourke Croeser is using controlled sessions training in a simulated high altitude chamber to sharpen his conditioning. Working with his coach/manager Shaun Peschl in the lead up to the national championships this weekend, Croeser has ...

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Williams wins at Walkerville

Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic winner Kallen Williams (centre) shows his delight as he receives his prize from Bestmed marketing team member Ferri Erasmus and route director Darren Herbst on Sunday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Two-time Momentum 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge winner Kallen Williams showed himself to be one of South Africa’s rising young talents when he claimed his first ever win at the Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic in Gauteng on Sunday. The former Toyota Cycle Lab rider slew mentor Andrew Mclean in a finishing sprint battle to take the 60km title by a ...

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Tony Martin shows his true power at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 9 - Gerardmer / Mulhouse - 13/07/2014 - Tony MARTIN combatif du jour © ASO/X.Bourgois

For the first time, Tony Martin has won a different stage than a time trial at the Tour de France but it looked like a time trial as he used the mid mountains stage in the Vosges to ride away with Alessandro De Marchi for 90 kilometres and solo for 59 kilometres! It was an enormous exploit by the German ...

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The Mamusa Challenge – Ride in the Wild

The leading bunch heading out at last years Mamusa Challenge – Photo supplied

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime at UURPAN SAFARI LODGE situated 10km from Schweizer Reneke in the picturesque countryside of North West province.  The whole family can enjoy an adventure in nature.You will sweat, you will suffer, but you will enjoy every moment and never forget this awesome experience. We also offer a trail run for the ...

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World Champs success for Cycle Lab Supercycling Club, powered by Toyota

Cycle Lab Supercycling, powered by Toyota Club’s Andrew McLean (left) and Greg Anderson both secured Master Marathon World Championships titles in their respective age categories in Pietermaritzburg at the weekend.

Cycle Lab Supercycling, powered by Toyota club members claimed a total of five medals at the 2014 Rainbow Challenge final, which doubled as the Masters Marathon Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg at the weekend. Andrew McLean (50-54 years) and Greg Anderson (55-59 years) claimed gold medals; Bruce Diesel (45-49 years) and Paul Furbank (55-59 years) secured silver medals; and ...

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Entry boom for iconic Jock

The field for the 32nd edition of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique has been extended to 2 500 participants. Billed as South Africa’s toughest one-day race, the three-stage event rolls out from Nelspruit in Mpumalanga on July 19. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Organisers of South Africa’s toughest one-day road race are bracing themselves for a last-minute flood of entries, as the July 8 entry deadline for the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique looms. Race director Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events said Mbombela traffic authorities had granted special permission to open the field for the Mpumalanga race beyond the standard limit of 1 ...

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Engen expands into exciting Cycle in the City Criterium Festivals

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Engen announced a series of criterium style cycling festivals which will be a first of its kind in South Africa. Originating in the USA, these festivals will now also take place iniconic South African cities later this year, sure to spice up your Saturday afternoon. Criterium racing is a short course cycling format designed to bring hard hitting action to ...

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