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Main repeats victory on Du Toitskloof Pass

Spur’s Ariane Luthi crosses the line to retain the yellow jersey on the third stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, today. The 137km stage ended at the top of Dutoitskloof Pass near Paarl in the Cape Winelands. Photo: Robert Ward

Defending champion Kent Main repeated his triumph of a year ago as he climbed to victory on top of Du Toitskloof Pass on the third stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl today.   The 137km queen stage of South Africa’s premier road stage race, which is presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, saw the ...

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De Bod secures yellow after time-trial hat-trick

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A metronomic Stefan de Bod stamped his authority on the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope with his third successive victory in the individual time-trial outside Paarl in the Cape Winelands today.   The Dimension Data Continental rider, who won the overall title in 2016, improved on his time of last year to nail the stage win in 32:30, provisionally moving ...

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Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

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The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is on track for its 31st year, and the organisers have confirmed that three of the races will be seeding events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour.   One of the two biggest sporting events of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival (29 June – 8 July), the Knysna Cycle Tour will take ...

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Women’s invitation race

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(07 March 2018, Cape Town)  Following a request and extensive discussion with the Women’s Commission of Cycling South Africa and representatives of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, it has been agreed that we will facilitate a Women’s only Invitational start group in Glencairn.   All elite and U23 women that have been seeded into the % start group will have ...

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Hoffman charges to opening-stage win

Pic 3 Bestmed Tour of Good Hope stage 1 Nolan Hoffman LR

Capitalising on his sprinting power, Nolan Hoffman took charge in the dash for the line to win the opening stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl in the Western Cape today.   The 33-year-old BCX pro outdragged Rohan du Plooy (Alfa Bodyworks-Giant) and Italy’s Luca Mozzato (Dimension Data Continental) over the final 200m to take the 132km ...

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Celebrating Sebi – bookings NOW open

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Triathlon SBR and Mountain Bike magazine, SA’s biggest selling tri and mtb mags, are excited to announce the hosting of a dinner with legendary Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle.    Sebi will be sharing his insightful, and ever honest & entertaining experiences as a high profile pro triathlete over the past 12 years.   The magazines are putting on an ...

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Van Musschenbroek ready to fire in Tour of Good Hope

ProTouch’s Myles van Musschenbroek will be looking to rectify last year’s one-second loss when he competes in the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl from Monday to Friday. Photo: Robert Ward

With a one-second flashback burning in his mind, Myles van Musschenbroek is fired up to make a statement when the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope gets under way in Paarl on Monday.   South Africa’s premier stage road race, presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, will take riders through a total of 491km in and around the Western ...

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Young African talent aim to shine in Paarl

Ethiopian Redwan Salih will be part of the World Cycling Centre Africa team which will compete in the five-day Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl, starting on Monday. Photo: Supplied

The cream of Africa’s young cycling talent will be on show when South Africa’s premier stage road race, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, unfolds in and around Paarl from Monday to Friday.   Presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, the week will see the World Cycling Centre Africa team striving to demonstrate their skills in the 491km ...

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Butler powers his way to Berge en Dale title

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Confident in his finishing ability, Reynard Butler powered his way to back-to-back one-day classic victories at the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng today.   With excellent support from his team, the 29-year-old ProTouch rider added the 107km feature race title to his Ride for Sight victory in Boksburg last weekend.   Butler crossed the line ...

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Dimension Data excited at tackling Tour of Good Hope

Bestmed Tour of Good Hope 2016 champion Stefan de Bod will be a key member in the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team when South Africa’s premier stage road race takes place in and around Paarl in the Western Cape from March 5 to 9.  Photo: Robert Ward

With two champions in their line-up, the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team are eager to show their credentials when they tackle the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope road race in the Western Cape next month.   Current title-holder Kent Main and 2016 winner Stefan de Bod are two of their standout riders, but manager Kevin Campbell said there would ...

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