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Nel aims to be back to his best for Jock Tour

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Tour specialist JC Nel is fired up to add the three-day Bestmed Jock Tour title to his palmares after winning the single-day Jock Classique in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, two seasons ago. The Johannesburg rider, who placed fourth overall in the inaugural edition of the 304km race last year, knows there will be no easy route to victory from July 15 to ...

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Ihlenfeldt wins 115 km Knysna Cycle Tour road race

Mens Elite Road Race - Winner Stefan Ihlenfeldt pips Nolan Hoffman at the post - pic by Desmond Scholtz low res

Two of last year’s Momentum Weekend Argus Knysna Cycle Tour road race winners, were back on the podium again this year following today’s 115 km event. In a thrilling sprint finish Stefan Ihlenfeldt, who was third last year, beat defending champion Nolan Hoffman in a time of 2:59:48, by just a second. Third, by a millisecond was Tyler Day. The ...

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Cape Classic staged cycle tour ready for round two

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After a successful launch in 2015, the Cape Classic 380 is set to take place from 4-6 November 2016. This is a challenging, superbly organized fun 3-day cycling event based in Montagu in the Western Cape for amateur enthusiasts wanting to kick start the cycling season, or use it as a training ride for Double Century or Full Ironman. The ...

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Young cyclist shows versatility and promise

St Dominic’s Priory pupil Kelsey van Schoor, who rides for the Team Bestmed-ASG pro team, has been showing versatility and promise on the bike. Photo: Supplied

With a fistful of medals under her belt in various cycling events, St Dominic’s Priory pupil Kelsey van Schoor is swiftly making a name for herself as a rider of the future. The 14-year-old Port Elizabethan was drawn to cycling when she competed in the Spur Schools MTB League in 2013 and has not looked back. Two years later she ...

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Potgieter sprints to Emperors title

Africa Silks-Bestmed’s Anriette Schoeman celebrates victory in the 98km Emperors Palace Classic road race in Johannesburg today. Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

Team RoadCover’s Bradley Potgieter underlined his sprinting prowess when he surged to victory in the 98km Emperors Palace Classic road race in Johannesburg on Sunday. Potgieter, who stepped into the role after the team’s first-choice sprinter and Cape Town Cycle Tour champion Clint Hendricks fell ill in the build-up to the race, outsprinted Team Telkom’s Reynard Butler and Nolan Hoffman ...

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