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Life, as we all know, can be very complicated. As, unfortunately can cycling. A recreational activity or a means to channel our competitive urges cycling is not as simple as the early marketers of the bicycle had our forefathers believe. From service intervals to route options, weather predictions and road safety; there is a lot to keep in mind before ...

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Mixed challenge awaits riders at Waterberg Encounter

Good rainfall in the area will ensure a typical bushveld experience when the Liberty Waterberg Encounter mountain-bike race takes place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo from June 7 to 9. Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

A series of trails which will provide a good diversity of challenges awaits competitors when the Liberty Waterberg Encounter mountain-bike race takes place in June.   The three-day race near Bela-Bela in Limpopo will be held from June 7-9 and will incorporate routes in the Sondela Nature Reserve and the Elements Private Golf Reserve.   It is the third event ...

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Main solos to maiden title in East Rand Classic

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Kent Main shrugged off a recent illness to solo to his maiden win in the Takealot East Rand Classic cycling road race in Kempton Park in Johannesburg today.   The 23-year-old ProTouch rider got away from a breakaway group with about 15km to go in the 98km feature race (formerly the Emperors Palace Classic) and was able to hold on ...

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HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme MTB stage race delivers serious MTB fun

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HERMANUS – Participants in the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme’s inaugural MTB stage race enjoyed wonderful weather, beautiful scenery and challenging trails this past weekend. After adding an MTB event to the event mix last year, the organisers decided to expand the offering even further by adding a 2-day MTB stage race to this multi-day adventure sports festival’s programme. “Stage races are ...

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R10 000 Specialized voucher up for grabs at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

One lucky rider will take home a Specialized Voucher to the value of R10 000 on completion of the revered 2019 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic that will take place at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 01 June 2019.  Seen here:  Mountain biking enthusiasts enjoying the action of the 2018 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

One lucky rider will take home a Specialized Voucher to the value of R10 000 on completion of the revered 2019 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic that will take place at the ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday, 01 June 2019.   According to Kate Whitehead, Marketing Coordinator at Specialized Bicycles Africa, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic caters for all mountain biking enthusiasts ...

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HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme promises some serious MTB fun

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HERMANUS – A 2-day MTB stage race has been added to the event mix offered by the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme (WBX), a multi-day adventure sports festival returning to Hermanus for a fourth time from 26 to 28 April 2019. “Stage races are becoming increasingly popular and we incorporated them into our event because we know that there is a market ...

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Jock Classic offers cyclists several options

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The Takealot Jock Classic, one of South Africa’s oldest road races, will offer a number of options when cyclists take the opportunity to stretch their muscles in mid-winter in Mpumalanga.   Covering a distance of 155km, this event offers a unique package in which the overall distance is divided into three stages, all taking place on the same day – ...

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Butler wants to kick-start season at East Rand Classic

Reynard Butler celebrates his victory at last year’s Emperors Palace Classic. Now named the East Rand Classic, the ProTouch rider will be back to defend his title. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

Defending champion Reynard Butler will be using the East Rand Classic road cycle race next weekend to kick-start his year after a somewhat disrupted beginning to the season.   The popular Johannesburg event over 98km, formerly known as the Emperors Palace Classic, takes place in Kempton Park on Sunday, April 28, and offers an ideal opportunity for the sprint specialists ...

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