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Cycle in the City Road Closures – Cape Town 25 October

Engen Cycle In The City Pretoria - Photo Zoon Cronje

The second of three criterium style festivals to hit some of South Africa’s most iconic cities will be taking place in Cape Town on the 25thof October. Engen Cycle in the City will be bringing an exciting mix of high impact racing and festival fun to the city streets around the iconic Cape Town Stadium in a celebration of cycling. ...

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Satellite Classic awaits new champion

he Bestmed Satellite Classic rolls out near Hartbeespoort this weekend, and reigning champ Willie Smit will not be taking part in the race, leaving the title up for grabs.

With last year’s winner and international cyclist Willie Smit unable to compete, the Bestmed Satellite Classic will be looking to crown a new champion when the race rolls out along the Hartbeeshoek road west of Pretoria on Saturday. Smit, who races for the Vini Fantini-Nippo Continental team, will miss out on defending his title due to questions regarding UCI restrictions ...

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Bestmed-ASG signs new Dance partner

Elite triathlete Lauren Dance has signed with the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team for the 2015 season. Photo: Supplied

The Bestmed-ASG women’s cycling team have announced the signing of elite triathlete Lauren Dance as part of their line-up for the 2015 season. Dance, who finished second at the ATU Africa Championships in Zimbabwe earlier this year, will make her debut for the squad at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in November. The 24-year-old University of Johannesburg student said she ...

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Fouché takes Campus2Campus hat-trick

Bonitas sprinter Herman Fouché (second from right) celebrates his third successive victory at the Bestmed Campus2Campus SuperClassic in Potchefstroom on Sunday. Tesfom Okbamariam (left) of the MTN-Qhubeka feeder team was second, followed by Tyler Day of Westvaal-BMC in third. Photo: Mario van de Wall

Sprinter Herman Fouché hurtled into a heavy crosswind to claim his hat-trick of wins at the Bestmed Campus2Campus SuperClassic in Potchefstroom on Sunday. The Bonitas fast man tore into the finish at the North-West University rag farm to take the 10th edition of the cycle race in a time of 2:40:54. African road champion Tesfom Okbamariam turned in a tenacious ...

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Cycling for change with Ride for RedCap

After two tough days in the saddle riders complete last year's successful Ride for Redcap endurance cycle in central Durban.  - Pierre Tostee/
MRP Foundation Communications

Durban – Plenty of team spirit and countless hours of training and preparation will soon be tested when thirty cyclists ride from Johannesburg to Durban in less than 48 hours, and all in the name of changing young South Africans’ lives for the better. The fifth annual Ride for RedCap, one of South Africa’s most gruelling charity cycling rides, is ...

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New route for 10th Campus2Campus

The Bestmed Campus2Campus Super Classic celebrates its 10th anniversary with a change of venue and route at the Potchefstroom campus of North-West Unversity on September 28. Photo: Mauritz Meyer

The Bestmed Campus2Campus Super Classic has introduced a change of venue and route for the 10th edition of the cycle race, which takes place in the North-West Province on Sunday, September 28. The event, which is presented annually by North-West University, moves to the Potchefstroom campus after starting at the Vanderbijlpark campus and the Ventersdorp military base in recent years. ...

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Venter crowned world time-trial champion

Bestmed-ASG rider Juanita Venter is the new time-trial world champion in the 35 to 39 age category. She won gold at the UCI Amateur Road World Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Wednesday. Photo: Capcha

South African time-trial champion Juanita Venter beat the world’s top veteran cyclists to win gold in her signature event on the opening day of the UCI Amateur Road World Championships in Slovenia on Wednesday. Venter set a solid pace on the streets of Ljubljana to cover the 18.6km out-and-back course in 26:53.2 and claim the world champion’s rainbow jersey in ...

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Cycle Tour entries open on 26 September 2014

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(Cape Town, 27 August 2014) The Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT), organisers of the annual Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour, has announced that entries to the 2015 tour will open on Friday, 26 September 2014 at 1pm to coincide with an important announcement relating to the event.  The Cycle Tour – now in its 38th year ...

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