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Awakening the Dragon: Refreshing Dragons Sports

Founded in 1992 Avalanche Bicycles is a proprietary brand within the Dragons Sports stable and supplies high quality bikes and equipment at an affordable price point. Photo by Jacques Marais. Dragons Sports has been a mainstay of the South African cycling industry since 1989. For 32 years the company has imported and distributed brands including Giant and Liv Bicycles, Cadex, ...

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2021 PAARL BOXING DAY TO GO AHEAD

Defending champion Josh van Wyk (left) crosses the finish line to win the 25 Mile at the 122nd edition of the Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge at the Faure Street Stadium in Paarl. Graeme Ockhuis (second from right) finished second with Belgian Jonas Rickaert behind him in third. Picture by Laurel Andrews The Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge, which is scheduled for ...

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First Move and Alfa Bodyworks aim to be red-hot on the road

While establishing themselves in the mountain biking scene, the duo of Jaco Venter and Jacques Janse van Rensburg have not forgotten the discipline that saw them racing around the world for over 12 years. Venter and Janse van Rensburg will be adding select road race events to their 2020 mountain biking schedule in a new partnership with First Move Sport ...

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Gouveris, Schoeman lead the way in Lorraine Cycle Tour

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

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

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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