Cycling

Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust established fundraising account to benefit two key fire fighting services battling to bring fire under control

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(Cape Town, 03 March 2015) The Cape Town Cycle Tour traditionally passes through some of the most pristine natural areas that the city has to offer.  The devastating fires currently raging through the mountains of the Southern Peninsula are being bravely fought by a large number of volunteer wildfire staff and other volunteers. The Cape Town Cycle Tour shares the concerns ...

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Markus Kaufmann Out Of Absa Cape Epic

Germany’s Markus Kaufmann, one of the pre-race favourites for the 2015 Absa Cape Epic, has had to pull out  of this years Absa Cape Epic - SPORTZPICS.NICK MUZIK.

Germany’s Markus Kaufmann, one of the pre-race favourites for the 2015 Absa Cape Epic, has had to pull out after breaking his collarbone in the Andalucia Bike Race in Spain. Kaufmann was due to ride again with countryman Jochen Kaess this year and they had been tipped as potential winners. Kaess will now team up with young Austrian Daniel Geismayr. ...

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Fouché takes first stage of Tour de Boland

Bonitas’s Herman Fouche (second from right) hits the finish line ahead of Drapac’s Brenton Jones (far left) and Abantu’s Nolan Hoffman (right) to claim the first stage of the 2015 Bestmed Tour de Boland in Worcester on Monday. Photo: Capcha Photography

Herman Fouché held his line on a twisting and technical closing stretch through the streets of Worcester to claim the opening stage of the Bestmed Tour de Boland, presented by Pinarello, on Monday. Fouché, riding in the colours of Bonitas, took advantage of a lead-out train driven by the Australian Drapac team to take the 114km stage from Paarl in ...

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Beloved Specialized Prevail – RIP

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This past weekend at the Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, my helmet fulfilled its intended purpose and saved my noggin in a crash. I was coming down a very loose, steep and rocky descent that had an off-camber right hand turn at the bottom. I was trying to navigate the ruts and make the turn when, bam! I hit the deck. ...

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GR300 Day 3 Race Wrap

OVERALL TEAM WINNERS, MAX KNOX AND KEVIN EVANS, TEAM BIOGEN-VOLCAN, CROSSING THE FINISH LINE

The 3rd leg of the GR300 got off to a gorgeous sunlit start from the Quay Four race village on Thesen Islands Harbour Town, with cyclists barely showing signs of having had two demanding days of hard core riding behind them. Today’s 85km route offered fast tracks, combined with some punishing climbs, which always manages to disperse the pack. After ...

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That’s a wrap: 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

Ariane Kleinhans (Team RECM) makes it two wins in a row at the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

(Stellenbosch, 01 March 2015) They punched the air, bumped fists and grinned – sometimes all at the same time – as they completed their ride and collected their medals on Sunday, bringing the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s weekend of mountain biking to an end. About 3 500 cyclists competed in the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Le Bonheur Wine ...

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GR300 Day 2 Race Wrap

ALL SMILES AGAIN FOR SASOL TEAM WINNERS YOLANDE DE VILLIERS AND BIANCA HAW

The second leg of the GR300 got off to a much brighter start, with sunny skies above and the only clouds to be seen were sitting above the distant mountains. The race started from the Quinta da Montanha venue on the Rheenedal Rd and took riders across a range of diverse topographies.  Riders had to tackle some serious climbing in ...

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Top riders to tackle 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

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(Cape Town, 28 February 2015) South Africa’s best mountain bikers and a giraffe will zigzag their way through Stellenbosch dust this weekend as the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge kicks off the annual Lifecycle Week. The MTB Challenge returns to Le Bonheur Wine Estate in the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy in Stellenbosch with a 38km and a 55km route on Sunday, ...

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Family owned business partners with Specialized Bicycles to become the first Specialized Concept Store in Cape Town

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Revolution Cycles, owned and run by the Kotze family has teamed up with Specialized Bicycles to open up a Concept store in the heart of Cape Town. Situated in Bree street on the foot of Table Mountain, the setting could not be any better. Revolution Cycles has truly become a shopping destination for locals and foreigners alike. “The different levels ...

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