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Alpha Zero Tunnel Run. Doing justice to the hype.

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The much anticipated Alpha Zero Tunnel Run took place on Saturday 7 November. For the uninformed, this 20 Km out and back race started in Wellington and entered the Huguenot Tunnel service tunnel after approximately 5.5 kilometers, to traverse right through the mountain for 4 kilometers. The turn-around point was just outside the opposite exit of the tunnel at which ...

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Garmin Vector 2 Power Pedals. Installation done in 15 minutes flat. 

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  The Garmin Vector 2 power pedals are packaged as stylish as a priceless samurai sword. Even in the box it is a thing of beauty. Rather than installing it myself, I opted for the professional treatment. For reviewing purposes I wanted to avoid schoolboy errors during installation. Freewheel Cycology, experts at installing Vector 2 pedals, was the go-to bike shop. ...

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Teshome takes farewell win at Satellite Classic

Africa Games gold medallist Meron Teshome said farewell to his MTN-Qhubeka teammates in fine style when he raced to victory in the Bestmed Satellite Classic, presented by ASG, near Hartbeespoort Dam on Saturday.

Africa Games gold medallist Meron Teshome said farewell to his MTN-Qhubeka teammates in fine style when he raced to victory in the Bestmed Satellite Classic, presented by ASG, near Hartbeespoort Dam on Saturday. The Eritrean, who triumphed in the individual time-trial at last month’s continental tournament, sprinted to the classic win on the Hartbeeshoek road in a time of 2:27:27. ...

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Entries for Stellenbosch’s largest Cycle Tour open soon

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Entries to the Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, will open on Tuesday 13 October at 1pm. Starting and finishing once again at Stellenbosch High School in Jannasch Street (just off Merriman Street) the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour takes place on Sunday 29 November 2015, taking riders through the ...

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World’s top six combine to form the “world association of cycling events”

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  WACE comprises Cape Town Cycle Tour, TD Five Boro Bike Tour, Vatternrundan, L’Etape du Tour, RideLondon and Granfondo Campagnolo Roma. The mission of the Association is to promote and increase cycling worldwide. Rome, October 7, 2016. Six of the world’s top mass participation cycling events have come together to form the World Association of Cycling Events (WACE). The constitution ...

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Tre Valli Varesine: Kristian Sbaragli 6th in tough Italian race

Our Italian sprinter shines on climbers course

The Tre Valli Varesine saw another tough attacking showdown on Italian roads and it was the Italian national champion, Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) who reigned supreme with a solo win. Sergey Firsanov (Rusvelo) took 2nd and Giacomo Nizzolo (Trek Factory Racing) was 3rd.  As has been the case in the last few Italian one day events, the standard break of the ...

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Mark Cavendish signs with Africa’s Team

Ryder Cycling, the owner of MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, the team soon to be known as Team Dimension Data, today announced it has signed Mark Cavendish, Mark Renshaw and Bernhard Eisel. The addition of the three new members further strengthens and add depth to the team – the first African team to ride in the Tour de France – not only at races, but also as global ambassadors for Qhubeka.

Cavendish has raced for teams including HTC Highroad, Sky, and Etixx-QuickStep and has built a stunning palmarès. Some of his major achievements include becoming World Champion in 2011, and notching up 26 Tour de France and 15 Giro d’Italia stage wins on his account. Not only has Cavendish gained credibility as a sporting icon, he also shines off the bike. ...

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Seyffert seeks double crown at Satellite Classic

West Rand cyclist Pieter Seyffert will be seeking the double crown in the Bestmed Satellite Classic when he lines up for both the road and mountain bike feature races on October 17 and 18.

West Rand cyclist Pieter Seyffert will be seeking the double crown in the Bestmed Satellite Classic when he lines up for both the road and mountain bike feature races on October 17 and 18. Seyffert, who lives in Helderkruin, said the race routes, which start from Saloon Route 66 on the Hartbeeshoek road, played to his strength as an all-rounder. ...

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