Cycling

BUCO Origin Of Trails Stage One equates to single track heaven

Stage One of the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 25 November 2017.  An individual rider race, entrants can choose between three entry options:  Long (+-55km on Saturday and +-58km on Sunday), Medium (+-55km on Saturday and +-29km on Sunday) or Short (+-28km on Saturday and +-29km on Sunday).  Seen here:  Riders in action at the 2016 BUCO Origin Of Trails.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – Stage One of the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race will kick off in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 25 November 2017. An individual rider race, entrants can choose between three entry options: Long (+-55km on Saturday and +-58km on Sunday), Medium (+-55km on Saturday and +-29km on Sunday) or Short (+-28km on Saturday and +-29km ...

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Top riders for Cycle Tour

Gent's top 3 from left Clint Hendricks 2nd, Nolan Hoffman 1st and Rohan Du Plooy 3rd photo FREDLIN ADRIAAN 23/2/2017 THE HERALD Cycle Tour Main race. photo FREDLIN ADRIAAN 23/2/2017 THE HERALD

THERE will be yet another strong lineup of elite riders gunning for top honors in next year’s Herald Continental Cycle Tour. Nolan Hoffman, of Team BCX, will return to defend his 106km Classic title, while Port Elizabeth’s own, Anriette Schoeman, will look to retain both her 80km mountain bike and 106km road race titles. KwaZulu Natal’s Andrew Hill will be ...

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Elite results of Nissan TrailSeeker season finale

Declan Sidey wins the Nissan TrailSeeker Diamond Rush. Credit: www.zcmc.co.za

The curtains of the Nissan TrailSeeker Gauteng Series closed in Cullinan today, a quaint miners’ village about a 30-minute drive east of Pretoria. With many of the seasoned campaigners racing elsewhere and taking their season’s break, the gauntlet was thrown open for new talent to step up and podium at the esteemed event. It was Declan Sidey who raised his hand as ...

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Jooste, Oelofse win inaugural Tshwane Classic

The Tshwane Classic 98km women's podium from left Heidi Dalton, Cashandra Slingerland, Yzette Oelofse, Carla Oberholzer and Zayd Haftu Hailu. Photo: Kyle Cestari

Chris Jooste and Yzette Oelofse collected the biggest victories of their careers at the inaugural Tshwane Classic road cycling race that took riders through the heart of Pretoria today. The 98km feature event, which started and finished at the Voortrekker Monument, saw around 4 000 participants blitz past all of the city’s major attractions on a balmy but windy morning. Jooste, ...

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Sauser, Looser claim Stage One of FNB W2W MTB Race

Konny Looser and Christoph Sauser of Team Investec-Songo.info in action during Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Christoph Sauser and Konny Looser of Team Investec-Songo.info claimed Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 49 minutes 37 seconds at the Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Friday, 03 November 2017. Starting at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) the 9th edition of the FNB W2W MTB Race attracted an impressive ...

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Onrus welcomes FNB W2W MTB Ride finishers

The third and final stage of the 2017 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride started at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Wednesday, 01 November 2017.  Before crossing the finish line at Onrus Caravan Park riders had to complete an action packed 71km route that featured a 1200m ascent.  Iconic sections on the Stage Three route included passing the Houw Hoek Inn, the oldest hotel in South Africa, meandering through the quaint town of Botriver past the Botriver School, experiencing the magnificent Wildekrans and Hermanus Trails, Gaf-se-Bos, the Fruitways-Onrus Beach Crossing and the PERI-Onrus river crossing to name just a few.  Seen here:  The leading men’s group in action during Stage Three.  Photo Credit: Tobias Ginsberg

The third and final stage of the 2017 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride started at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Wednesday, 01 November 2017. Before crossing the finish line at Onrus Caravan Park riders had to complete an action packed 71km route that featured a 1200m ascent. Iconic sections on the Stage Three route included ...

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2018 Lormar public entries open at 9am on Thursday 2 November 2017!

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Purebred Arabian horses, brilliant live music, fading Karoo light and a MTB night stage ready to go! This is the scene at the start of the annual limited-entry Lormar MTB Tour – a unique three-day mountain bike experience in the heart of the Karoo. The Tour entails riding along 200 year old stone walls, on smooth “sheeptracks” and passing the familiar ...

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