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Van Musschenbroek ready to fire in Tour of Good Hope

ProTouch’s Myles van Musschenbroek will be looking to rectify last year’s one-second loss when he competes in the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl from Monday to Friday. Photo: Robert Ward

With a one-second flashback burning in his mind, Myles van Musschenbroek is fired up to make a statement when the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope gets under way in Paarl on Monday.   South Africa’s premier stage road race, presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, will take riders through a total of 491km in and around the Western ...

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What to expect at the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge 2018

With the MTB Challenge taking place on Saturday, 3 March we chatted to designer Meurant Botha on his thoughts about the course and any last minute advice.

(Thursday, 1 March 2018) In keeping with tradition, the Cape Town Cycle Tour’s Lifecycle Week kicks off with the Mountain Bike (MTB) Challenge. The 2018 instalment takes place this coming Saturday, 3 March and once again offers trails for all MTB skill and fitness levels, designed by legendary Stellenbosch course designer, Meurant Botha.   Meurant says riders can expect dusty ...

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Young African talent aim to shine in Paarl

Ethiopian Redwan Salih will be part of the World Cycling Centre Africa team which will compete in the five-day Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl, starting on Monday. Photo: Supplied

The cream of Africa’s young cycling talent will be on show when South Africa’s premier stage road race, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, unfolds in and around Paarl from Monday to Friday.   Presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, the week will see the World Cycling Centre Africa team striving to demonstrate their skills in the 491km ...

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Top MTB riders Bullish in Knysna ahead of Cape Epic

Solo winner Dylan Rebello and team winners Alan Gordon and Timothy Hammond of Team Insect Science share a muddy smile at the Knysna Waterfront finish.

Timothy Hammond and Alan Gordon (Team Insect Science) were the first team home on the final stage of the Knysna Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance. The pair pipped solo rider Dylan Rebello to the line in a sprint finish to the Knysna Waterfront in a time of 2:30:12. Rebello, having crossed the line first on Stage 1 and 2, ...

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Rebello reigns at muddy Knysna Bull

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Solo rider Dylan Rebello got the better once again of the chasing teams at the Knynsa Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance mountain bike race. He was first over the line on Stage 2, with Alan Gordon and Timothy Hammond second on the day, but the first team to finish.  Overnight rain in Knysna on Friday made Stage 2 of ...

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Butler powers his way to Berge en Dale title

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Confident in his finishing ability, Reynard Butler powered his way to back-to-back one-day classic victories at the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng today.   With excellent support from his team, the 29-year-old ProTouch rider added the 107km feature race title to his Ride for Sight victory in Boksburg last weekend.   Butler crossed the line ...

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Dylan Rebello stampedes to victory at Knysna Bull

Stage 1 winner Dylan Rebello cruises towards his "own backyard" at Phantom Pass on the first day of racing at the Knysna Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance.

Dylan Rebello, riding as a solo entrant, put local knowledge to good use as he claimed Stage 1 of the Knysna Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance. Rebello lives in Knysna, and was thrilled to race on his home turf. The former South African junior marathon champ was able to see off strong challenges from Alan Gordon and Timothy Hammond ...

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Dimension Data excited at tackling Tour of Good Hope

Bestmed Tour of Good Hope 2016 champion Stefan de Bod will be a key member in the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team when South Africa’s premier stage road race takes place in and around Paarl in the Western Cape from March 5 to 9.  Photo: Robert Ward

With two champions in their line-up, the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team are eager to show their credentials when they tackle the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope road race in the Western Cape next month.   Current title-holder Kent Main and 2016 winner Stefan de Bod are two of their standout riders, but manager Kevin Campbell said there would ...

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Relaxed Mountain Biking at its Best in the Stanford MTB Classic

Lizelle Cloete & Charl Avenant embodied the spirit of the Stanford MTB Classic by dressing up for both days of the event and as such have won a weekend away at Stanford Hills. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Three hundred mountain bikers experienced the rebirth of relaxed stage race riding on the 17th and 18th of February in the 2018 Stanford MTB Classic. The two day race was in reality more of a stage ride, with untimed routes and no prizes for the first riders across the line encouraging everyone to slow down and enjoy the magnificent scenery. ...

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