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Spectacular criterium racing comes to national classics

Riders in full flight during the Circuit Spectacular criterium at Emperors Palace Classic. Photo: Supplied

Cycling enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing top-class, European-style racing on South African soil following the announcement of a new national criterium series. The ProTouch Cycling Club Criterium Series, which is supported by Liberty, will be held alongside some of the country’s major one-day classics this year. The opening event takes place at the Berge en Dale Classic near Krugersdorp ...

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Introducing the Forerunner® 25 An easy-to-use GPS running watch with connected features from Garmin®

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Garmin announced the Forerunner 25, a compact and easy-to-use GPS running watch with connected features. No matter the goal the Forerunner 25 will help runners get there by tracking essential data including distance, pace, heart rate1 and calories. In between workouts the Forerunner 25 keeps users motivated with activity tracking,2 counting steps and calories and reminding users when they have ...

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Tour of Good Hope set for record field

A record field is expected for the new-look Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, which offers five days and 522 kilometres of the finest road cycling in the Cape Winelands from February 29.

A record field is expected for the new-look Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, which offers five days and 522 kilometres of the finest road cycling in the Cape Winelands from February 29. According to race director Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events, the response to the new cloverleaf racing format, with Paarl at its epicentre, has been overwhelming. “It’s three ...

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Who to watch at the 2015 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

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(Stellenbosch, 25 November 2015) Defending Stellenbosch Cycle Tour champion James Tennant will be back to defend his title this year. Tennant, fresh from a successful campaign with the National Team at the Tour of Rwanda, will be up against it though, with all the top Western Cape riders billed to be on the start line. “I always race to win, otherwise what’s the ...

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Five reasons to love the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

We spoke to defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special.

Defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, talks about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special. 1.     The Scenery The Western Cape and Boland are two of the most beautiful places to ride a bike – the spectacular peaks, vineyard-lined slopes and valleys and winding roads make for the most picturesque and interesting places. Stellenbosch is a fitting base venue ...

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Team MTN Qhubeka wins Coronation Double Century

Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century.

(Swellendam, 21 November 2015)  In what proved to be an epic battle for the podium with a time difference of only 1.4 seconds, Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century on Saturday 21 November 2015 in a time of 05:05:41.00 beating second placed Tag Heuer Spartens by Harris with a time of 05:05:42.40. Defending ...

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Who to watch at the 2015 Coronation Double Century

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(Cape Town, 17 November 2015) Defending Coronation Double Century champions Giant Durbanville A will be back to challenge for an unprecedented fifth successive victory, but they’re unlikely to have it all their own way this coming Saturday, 21 November. Giant has a good mix of big hitters, such as Martin Weseman and Stuart Marais, as well as experienced campaigners like David Garrett and up-and-comers ...

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Team Bestmed-ASG to race for UCI points at Cycle Challenge

We spoke to defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special.

Team Bestmed-ASG women’s pro cycling team will have a rare opportunity to race for UCI points against the world’s best when the riders line up for the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg on Sunday. This year, the women’s race has been granted UCI 1.1 status by cycling’s global governing body, which should draw one of the strongest feminine fields ...

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Coronation Double Century – it’s a team sport

Johann le Roux, the only CDC participant to have completed all 22 events, about what he does to prepare for this mammoth race.

The Coronation Double Century is no Saturday morning coffee ride. You have to be fit and you have to be prepared. We speak to Johann le Roux, the only CDC participant to have completed all 22 events, about what it takes to get his team over the finish line. Johann’s training for Coronation Double Century starts in July. Family and ...

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Para-triathlete Crawford to ride 947 Challenge for cerebral palsy

With triathlon being his passion, Sebastian Crawford will drop the swimming and running as he takes on the 2015 Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge as part of The Paige Project team that looks to raise funds for cerebral palsy.

Durban – Up and coming para-triathlete Sebastian Crawford will take on the gruelling Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge in the name of The Paige Project this weekend to raise funds for children that suffer from cerebral palsy. The Paige Project is one of the charities that benefits from the 947 Cycle Challenge and Crawford is excited by the prospect of taking ...

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