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Gouveris, Schoeman lead the way in Lorraine Cycle Tour

Photo 1 Bradley Gouveris LR

Brad Gouveris’s late decision to enter the Lorraine Cycle Tour paid dividends when he finished top of the podium in the 80km feature race in Port Elizabeth today.   The 21-year-old from PE, riding for Action Cycles, edged Warwick Renard in the sprint for the line to add a second title to his maiden triumph in 2017 with a time ...

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Historic start for Bestmed Tshwane Classic

Former Tshwane Mayor gives the Bestmed Tshwane Classic the thumbs up at the start line last year. Jetline Action Photo

The Bestmed Tshwane Classic, which takes place on 3 November this year, constitutes an unprecedented success story in South African cycling, according to event organiser Mauritz Meyer. “The Bestmed Tshwane Classic is off to a blinding start compared to its other city race counterparts. None of the other current mass participation cycling events recorded the same growth in their first ...

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Schoeman relishes role as cycle tour ambassador

Photo 2 Lorraine Cycle Tour LR

Besides being a prime competitor with 18 titles under her belt, Port Elizabeth star Anriette Schoeman is revelling in her role as ambassador of the long-running Lorraine Cycle Tour.   The 20th edition of what has become a PE institution will be held at Lorraine Primary School on Saturday and the 42-year-old Schoeman is ready to take her place among ...

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Lorraine Cycle Tour set for bumper event

Nelson Mandela Bay star Anriette Schoeman is set to defend her title in the Lorraine Cycle Tour in Port Elizabeth next Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

The Lorraine Cycle Tour is poised to make another positive impact on the sport in Nelson Mandela Bay when the annual tour takes place at Lorraine Primary School on Saturday, October 12.   Although the Africa Cup, scheduled to take place in the same period as the cycle tour, has been cancelled, race director Alex Cooper said this would have ...

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Unparalleled cycling entertainment at Bestmed Tshwane Classic

Cycling as a spectator sport will be showcased at this year’s Bestmed Tshwane Classic following the announcement that a kermesse has been added to the day’s entertainment activities at the Voortrekker Monument on 3 November. The kermesse, a circuit-based race, is by invitation only and will host the country’s top professionals. The kermesse features a secure 1.1km circuit on a ...

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Hoffman races to victory at Cycle4Cansa

Nolan Hoffman (Team ENZA/PBC) sprinted to victory at the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA, presented by the Optimum Group on Sunday, to win the event for a record fourth time.

Team ENZA/PBC captain, Nolan Hoffman, sprinted to a convincing bunch victory at the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA, which was presented by the Optimum Group at Sun City today. Hoffman started his gallop very early but had enough endurance sprinting power to stay ahead to the line. Tyler Day finished in second and Josh van Wyk rounded off the podium in third spot. ...

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Ekermans returns to Paarl Boxing Day 50 years after his victory

JOHAN EKERMANS

The Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge will host a very special guest at this year’s 122nd staging of the historic sporting event following the news that 25 Mile winner Johann Ekermans will attend the meeting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his victory in 1969. Ekermans won both the Minnaar Trophy for his 25 Mile victory as well as the ...

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East Rand Classic moves to earlier date

Photo by Henk Neuhoff

The East Rand Classic will move to a slightly different time-slot next year, taking place in early April, which organisers ASG Events feel will be a better fit for the road cycle race.   With mountain-biking options also on offer, entries are open for the races, which will take place on April 4 and 5 in Kempton Park in Johannesburg. ...

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Maree rates Jock Classic as one of SA’s premier events

David Maree (front) is relishing the prospect of defending his title when the Takelot Jock Classic road cycling race takes place in Nelspruit in Mpumalanga on Saturday. Photo: Sufiyan Malik (PPS for Professionals)

Defending champion David Maree has the Takealot Jock Classic down as a priority for 2019, describing the three-stage one-day event as one of the premier cycling road races on the South African calendar.   Riding for the Enza team, the 29-year-old cyclist from Fourways in Johannesburg is relishing the challenge presented on Saturday by one of the country’s longest-running events. ...

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