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Eyob earns first Berge en Dale win

Metkel Eyob: Metkel Eyob of the MTN-Qhubeka feeder team showed good early season form as he soloed to victory in the Action Ford Berge en Dale Classic, presented by Optimum Financial Services, near Krugersdorp on Saturday. Photo: Supplied

The MTN-Qhubeka feeder team’s Metkel Eyob showed good early season form as he soloed to victory in the Action Ford Berge en Dale Classic, presented by Optimum Financial Services, near Krugersdorp on Saturday. The Eritrean climber made short work of the undulating 102km route to win the West Rand’s biggest cycle race in a time of 2:25:16. He was followed ...

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Online Entries for 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour Juniors now open

Image credit: Karin Schermbrucker/Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust

(Cape Town, 04 February 2015) Online entries for the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour Juniors event are now open, with approximately two thirds of the available entries still on offer for budding cyclists eager to develop or show off their riding skills.  The 2015 Juniors event takes place on Saturday, 07 March at the Youngsfield Military Base in Wynberg, offering young ...

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Ultimate Quest seeks new champion

The Herald VW Cycle Tour’s two-time Ultimate Quest champion James Reid celebrates his victory in last year’s mountain bike feature race. The Ultimate Quest could be looking for a new champion in 2015. Photo: Full Stop Communications

With two-time winner James Reid a doubtful starter, The Herald VW Cycle Tour could be looking for a new Ultimate Quest champion when the event takes place in Nelson Mandela Bay at the end of January. The Ultimate Quest offers bragging rights – and R5 000 in cash – for the male and female riders with the best combined times ...

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James Tennent clinches 2014 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory

2014 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour women’s elite winners (l-r): Maroesjka Matthee (2nd), Anriette Schoeman (1st) and Jennie Stenerhag (3rd).

(Stellenbosch, 30 November 2014) James Tennent from Team Giant Durbanville clinched the 8th Stellenbosch Cycle Tour title this morning in superb weather conditions, finishing the 95km route in just 02:15:25 and edging out second place Jos le Roux (Team Lights by Linea) by half a tyre width. In a sprint finish, Le Roux held off stiff competition from Nolan Hoffman (Team ...

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Rabie and Stenerhag to defend Stellenbosch Cycle Tour titles

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  (Cape Town, 25 November 2014) Winners of the 2013 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, Johann Rabie and Jennie Stenerhag have set the benchmark for this year’s race, aiming to defend their titles at the 8th instalment of the event on Sunday, 30 November 2014. Both Rabie and Stenerhag secured podium finishes at the FNB Wines2Whales MTB race earlier this month, and have set ...

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Ride for RedCap a resounding success

After two tough days in the saddle riders were happy to have completed this year's successful Ride for Redcap endurance cycle in central Durban.  - Pierre Tostee/
MRP Foundation Communications

Durban – After facing wet and windy challenging conditions for the start of the fifth annual Ride for RedCap at the weekend the 32 cyclists who successfully rode the 620km from Johannesburg to Durban over two days enjoyed stunning weather for the second day of their endurance ride on Monday which saw the cyclists raise over R160,000 for the MRP ...

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Emphatic wins for Janse van Rensburg and Moolman Passio at Unite4Mandela

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The unprecedented R250 000 first place, the biggest in the history of South African cycling, was won by Reinhardt Janse van Rensburg (Giant Shimano) and Ashleigh Moolman Passio (Momentum) at the Unite4Mandela cycling event this morning. The event took place in the heart of the city in remembrance of Nelson Mandela and included some of the most spectacular landmarks Pretoria ...

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Team Giant Durbanville A wins fourth consecutive Coronation Double Century

Team Giant Durbanville A clinched victory at the 22nd Coronation Double Century for the fourth time in a row on Saturday, 22 November 2014. - Photo Supplied

(Swellendam, 22 November 2014) Team Giant Durbanville A clinched their fourth consecutive victory at the 22nd installment of the annual Coronation Double Century on Saturday, 22 November 2014 – in a record-breaking time of 05:02:28. Temperatures reached a high of 33 degrees celsius in Swellendam today, with around eight knots of wind – providing perfect cycling conditions for the challenging ...

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Top teams to battle it out at the 2014 Coronation Double Century

The annual Coronation Double Century team cycling event is taking place this coming Saturday (22 November 2014) in Swellendam - Photo Facebook

Cape Town, 19 November 2014) Defending Coronation Double Century winners Team Giant Durbanville A have thrown down the gauntlet to rivals threatening to derail their bid for a fourth successive victory. “We are definitely planning on defending our title again this year,” said team captain, Hannes van der Walt. “We’ve been putting in the hours and have done a few training ...

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