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Bestmed Makro Tour brings Brown full cycle

Jessica Brown Team Bestmed ASG

When 16-year-old Jessica Brown lines up for the 30km race at the Bestmed Makro Cycle Tour on Saturday morning it will mark exactly seven years since the start of her cycling career. Back in 2008, she entered the 5km race as a Grade 3 learner and promptly fell in love with the sport. Nine-year-old Jessica immediately joined the Bestmed Lorraine Primary ...

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Norwegian moves closer to race lead

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Edvald Boasson Hagen secured MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung another podium finish. After 217 kilometers from Edinburgh to Blythe the Norwegian national road race champion crossed the line in 3rd behind stage winner Fernando Gaviria (Etixx-QuickStep) and André Greipel (Lotto-Soudal). The race got off to a fast start with several teams trying to get into the break of the day. 6 riders ...

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Louis Meintjes holds on to top 10 GC position

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  Tom Dumoulin (Giant-Alpecin) would put in a blistering ride at the Vuelta a Espana stage 17 individual time trial to not only win the stage, but to also move into the overall race lead. Steve Cummings was our top placed rider in 9th. For MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung the plan today was to have a good go at the stage ...

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2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour entry applications open tomorrow

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(Cape Town, 08 September 2015) A reminder to all prospective 2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour riders: Online entry applications open on Wednesday, 09 September 2015 at 1pm and will stay open for two and half weeks, closing on Monday, 28 September at 1pm. Entry applications amount to an indication of interest only and do not ensure entry.  Cycle Tour entries will ...

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Entries open for gruelling 640km Ride for MRP Foundation

Seasoned riders are invited to join the sixth annual Ride 4 MRP Foundation  on 29 and 30 November. Fifty percent of the race entry fees go towards supporting the MRP Foundation’s programmes covering education, health and job creation. Pierre Tostee/
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Durban – It’s that time of year again when a courageous group of cyclists prepare to ride a daunting 640 km journey from Johannesburg to Durban in less than two days, all in the name of doing good. Entries for one of the country’s most gruelling bicycle rides, the Ride for MRP Foundation from 29 – 30 November 2015 have ...

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Gibbons comes of age at Lost City classic

Ryan Gibbons (right) edges out runner-up Meron Teshome (left) and third-placed Nolan Hoffman (obscured) to take the win in the Powerade Lost City Cycle Classic, presented by Bestmed, at Sun City on Saturday. Photo: Rika Joubert/Cycle Nation

Rising star Ryan Gibbons received a memorable coming of age gift when he claimed victory in the Powerade Lost City Cycle Classic, presented by Bestmed, in the Pilanesberg on Saturday. The EuropcarSA rider, who turned 21 on Thursday, stayed in the breaks throughout the 115km race and dug deep to take the bunch sprint to the finish at the Sun ...

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Team Bestmed-ASG welcomes new signings for spring

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Women’s professional cycling team Bestmed-ASG have kicked off the second half of their season by welcoming two new signings ahead of the Powerade Lost City Cycle Classic, presented by Bestmed, on Saturday. South African sub-veteran road champion Sanet Coetzee and triathlete Jade Roberts will add their experience to the powerhouse line-up for the Rustenburg race that includes SA omnium track ...

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Lost City classic looks for new champion

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The Powerade Lost City classic, presented by Bestmed, will be looking for a new champion when the 115km road race rolls out near Rustenburg on Saturday. Reigning winner Jayde Julius will not return to defend his title in the North-West Province race as he is currently training in Europe ahead of his debut as stagiaire for ProContinental outfit MTN-Qhubeka. Last ...

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