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Premium experience at Satellite Classic

Improved infrastructure at the start and finish area will improve the experience for riders in the Bestmed Satellite Classic near Hartbeestpoort Dam on October 22. Photo: Supplied

Providing a premium experience for the riders is at the heart of the Bestmed Satellite Classic road race and there will be tangible evidence of that this year with an improved starting and finishing area. This year’s road cycling extravaganza – which includes 60km, 80km and 106km events – will take place on October 22 near Hartbeestpoort Dam in North ...

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Significant boost for SA cycling fraternity

The new partnership between ASG and South African Enterprise Development will have significant benefits for cyclists in SA. Photo: Supplied

The South African cycling fraternity has received a boost with leading global sport and cycling industry player ASG announcing they have attracted a significant strategic investment from South African Enterprise Development (SAED). “This investment will see us fast-track our growth and international expansion,” ASG founder and CEO Heinrich Dannhauser said after the news broke today. “We welcome SAED on board ...

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Satellite Classic offers three delectable courses

More than 3 500 participants are expected to take part in the Bestmed Satellite Classic near Hartbeestpoort Dam on October 22. Photo: Supplied

Participants in the Bestmed Satellite Classic will be able to sample any of three “courses” dished up by organisers when it takes place near Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West Province on October 22. Last year, ASG Events added a more palatable 60km option to the traditional 106km and 80km fare and the decision paid off handsomely, said chief executive ...

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Another chance to enter 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour

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(Cape Town, 07 September 2016) Missed out on securing an entry for the 40th edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour? You’re in luck – a limited number of unclaimed entries will be made available on Friday, 9 September at 9am.   We will offer 600 unclaimed Cape Town Cycle Tour entries on Friday morning (9 September) on a first come first ...

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Former Lost City champ re-signs for women’s pro team

Team Bestmed-ASG has re-signed Chane Jonker, who raced in the United States for eight months, and is now looking to challenge the podium in several South African races. Photo: Cycling Direct

Top women’s professional cycling team, Bestmed-ASG, have re-signed former Lost City champion Chane Jonker to bolster their line-up ahead of the Durban Classic and 94.7 Cycle Challenge. The 23-year-old all-rounder from Krugersdorp joined the California based JETCycling team at the tail end of last year for an eight-month racing stint in the United States. During this time, she competed in ...

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Don’t miss out: 2016 Coronation Double Century entry process opens on 23 August!

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(Cape Town, 19 August 2016) Following the confirmation on Wednesday that, despite current extensive roadworks, the 24th Coronation Double Century will run on the traditional 202km route from Swellendam on 26 November 2016, the entry process will kick off on Tuesday, 23 August. Entries for the 2015 event sold out in under 13 minutes (the quickest sell-out in the event’s history) and ...

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Cycle4Cansa mission accomplished for Hoffman

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It was mission accomplished for Team Telkom’s Nolan Hoffman as he took the honours in an exciting sprint finish in the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Road Classic at Sun City today. The 31-year-old professional from the West Rand in Johannesburg timed his finishing burst perfectly with about 80m to go to edge out Team Luso’s Calvin Beneke and RoadCover’s Bradley Potgieter in ...

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Coronation Double Century route access confirmed for 2016

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(Cape Town, 17 August 2016) Eager cyclists waiting to hear about the fate of the 2016 Coronation Double Century team cycle event will be delighted to know that the 2016 edition will take place on the traditional route. David Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT), says: “A section of our traditional event route is under ...

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