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Two new champions enthroned at Tour Durban

Cherise Stander (RECM) kisses the women's trophy after winning at the aQuellé Tour Durban presented by Sunday Tribune  - Dave Macleod/
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Durban – Europcar’s Ryan Gibbons brought the five-year Team Abantu reign at the aQuellé Tour Durban presented by Sunday Tribune to an end with a thrilling victory in the men’s 105km race, while Cherise Stander (RECM) came out on top of a see-saw end-sprint that saw nine riders challenge for the women’s race laurels. Racing in balmy clear and calm ...

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Matthee takes honours in Polokwane mayoral race

Maroesjka Matthee (right) and team leader Desray Sebregts celebrate Matthee’s win at the Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race in the Limpopo province on Sunday. Photo: Supplied

Maroesjka Matthee won a mayoral race of a different sort when she took the title in the annual Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race in the Limpopo province on Sunday. Matthee, riding in the colours of Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull, outsprinted her rivals in the 96km road race to cross the finish line at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in a time of 2:31:11. She ...

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Fouché sprints to hometown glory at Emperors

Cherise Stander of RECM (left) and Herman Fouché of Bonitas were the winners in the women’s and men’s race respectively at the Emperors Palace Classic in Johannesburg on Sunday. Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

Herman Fouché enjoyed a taste of hometown glory when he ousted the top sprinters in the elite bunch to take his second win at the Emperors Palace Classic road race in Johannesburg on Sunday. Fouché, who last won the event six years ago, was given a textbook lead-out by his Bonitas teammates to power ahead on the kind of long ...

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Matthee dominates SA track champs

Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull’s Maroesjka Matthee dominated the national track championships at Hector Norris Park in Johannesburg this weekend. Photo: The Herald

Multiple South African champion Maroesjka Matthee turned in yet another dominating performance at this year’s national track championships, which culminated at Hector Norris Park in Turffontein, Johannesburg, on Saturday afternoon. The Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull star took home a total of seven golds, one silver and a bronze medal in the elite events to set her seal on the five-day competition at ...

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All cycling roads lead to capital city

Pretoria will play host to the inaugural Bestmed Capital Classic road race on May 17. Photo: Supplied

All roads will lead to Pretoria once more when the capital city plays host to the inaugural Bestmed Capital Classic road race on May 17. Organisers ASG Events believe the new 99km race, which rolls out from SuperSport Park in Centurion, is set to become the city’s signature mass participation cycling event. Rider safety is of paramount importance on the ...

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Perry aims to retain Emperors Palace throne

Team Abantu’s James Perry will be looking to retain the throne at the Emperors Palace Classic, presented by ASG, in Johannesburg on Sunday, April 12. Photo: Peter Morey

Defending champion James Perry will be looking to retain his Emperors Palace Classic throne when he lines up for the road race in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, on Sunday, April 12. The former national time-trial champion, who made a calculated solo escape in the final 10 kilometres last year, will have a tough task ahead of him as he aims to ...

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Cape Classic staged cycle tour to launch in November

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The Cape Classic 380 is a professional 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. Taking place from 6-8 November 2015, The Cape Classic 380 is limited to 60 riders and consists of 380km of ...

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Team Abantu determined to continue Tour Durban stranglehold

Team Abantu will be looking to extend its unbeaten run to six consecutive victories at the aQuellé Tour Durban presented by Sunday Tribune following Reynard Butlers victory in the 21 edition of the race last year. - Dave Macleod/
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Durban – The Durban-based Team Abantu is determined to maintain its five year unbeaten record at the aQuellé Tour Durban presented by Sunday Tribune when the 22nd edition of the 105km Classic takes place on Sunday 26 April. Last year Reynard Butler took the title, following in the footsteps of team mate Nolan Hoffman, who enjoyed a hat-trick of wins ...

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