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Cape Classic 380 a Great Success

Cape Classic 380

The second installment of the Cape Classic 380 took place this past weekend. This challenging, superbly organized and 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 saw 40 cyclists riding in a protected and ...

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Andrea Steyn banks on teamwork for 947

Andrea Steyn will be linking up with Team Bestmed-ASG for the 947 Challenge on November 20. Photo: Supplied

After sprinting to a podium spot in last month’s Bestmed Satellite Classic, Andrea Steyn is excited to be working with Team Bestmed-ASG again when the 947 Cycle Challenge takes place in Johannesburg on November 20. Invited by team manager Owen Botha to join the squad for selected races, the 32-year-old from Monavoni in Centurion, who is primarily a triathlete, linked ...

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Dame Kelly up for Tour of Good Hope challenge

For someone who has conquered a myriad of challenges, British Olympic Games hero Dame Kelly Holmes feels a tremor of trepidation as she looks ahead to the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope cycling race in South Africa next year.

For someone who has conquered a myriad of challenges, British Olympic Games hero Dame Kelly Holmes feels a tremor of trepidation as she looks ahead to the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope cycling race in South Africa next year. The 46-year-old, who won two gold medals at the Athens Olympics in 2004, described herself as a cycling novice and admitted ...

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Smit, Olivier surge to Satellite Classic titles

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RoadCover professional Willie Smit broke away on the Hekpoort climb to solo to an impressive victory in the Bestmed Satellite Classic 106km road cycling race at Saloon Route 66 near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West today. The 23-year-old Nelspruit rider has not competed in the event since 2013 and was delighted with his performance, which follows his triumph in the ...

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Medihelp Medical Scheme comes on board as Naming Rights sponsor for Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

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(14 October 2016, Cape Town) The organisers of the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour are excited to announce Medihelp Medical Scheme as the new Naming Rights sponsor for this popular event.  The announcement was made today by David Bellairs, Sponsorship, Marketing and Media Director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT), organisers of the event. “We’re delighted to welcome Medihelp to the ...

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Hekpoort will be key at Satellite Classic, says Smit

RoadCover pro cyclist Willie Smit feels the Hekpoort climb will play a key role in the Bestmed Satellite Classic on October 22. Photo: Memories4U Photography

RoadCover professional Willie Smit has identified the Hekpoort climb as a critical stage to push for victory when the Bestmed Satellite Classic road cycling race takes place near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West on October 22. The 23-year-old rider from Nelspruit, who has not done the Satellite Classic since 2013, said he was looking forward to an event which had ...

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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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