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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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Namibian Till Drobisch shows his Class

Till Drobisch of Namibia  - Photo credit: Rika Joubert - Cycle Nation

The World Cycling Centre Africa MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Till Drobisch of Namibia took an unexpected win on Sunday in the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge.  The Namibian had broken his collarbone in late August. The MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team had initially planned their strategy around  their two in form Eritrean riders, the sprinter Meron Teshome and current African Continental Champion ...

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New name for Stellenbosch’s largest Cycle Tour

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(Cape Town, 11 November 2014) The Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event, previously known as Die Burger Cycle Tour, has officially been renamed the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, to honour its iconic location and rich history.  The 2014 event is presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, David Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust which organises the annual ...

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Durban set for Engen’s beachfront cycling blitz

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High-speed circuit racing featuring some of Africa’s finest cycling talent hits the Durban beachfront on Saturday with the third and final leg of the Engen Cycle in the City series. Following successful events in Pretoria and Cape Town, the innovative series culminates with another fast-paced criterium showdown, putting rider’s tactical nous, technical ability and sheer speed against each other in ...

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Bestmed-ASG to cycle for diabetes

Team Bestmed-ASG, led by Juanita Venter (left), will take part in the third annual Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay across South Africa from November 6. Photo: Mario van de Wall

The Bestmed-ASG pro cycling team will be putting their talents to good use when they saddle up for the Changing Diabetes Cycle Relay across South Africa from November 6. They will make up one of four invitational teams – including pro squad Bonitas and one led by Springbok rugby legend Joel Stransky – taking on the two-day 1 600km challenge ...

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Track champ signs with Bestmed-ASG

Multiple national track champion Ashleigh Parsons has signed with the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team for the 2015 season. Photo: Supplied

Three-time national track champion Ashleigh Parsons will join the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team for the 2015 season, the team management has announced. The 14-year-old Parsons, who is also the Western Cape road and time-trial champion in her age group, will sign on as a first-year U16 rider. Team manager Owen Botha said they were looking forward to bringing the ...

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City cycling sensation heads for Durban Promenade

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The Engen Cycle in the City sensation that has taken the local road cycling world by storm will host its final leg in Durban – the heart of the Zulu Kingdom on the 8th of November. With the new festival style criterium event, riders and crowds can enjoy a safe and entertaining experience on their city streets. The Cycle in the ...

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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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