Latest

Road

Team Giant’s Rohan Du Plooy takes the win at a wet Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

CTCTT_Medihelp2017_IMG_7654_Photo Sam Clark_preview

(Stellenbosch, 3 December 2017) Team Giant’s Rohan Du Plooy took the win at the Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour this morning in wet racing conditions, finishing the 97km route in 02:16:14, beating Craig Boyes (Specialized) and Dan Craven (Namibia) to the post, who finished in second and third respectively. Liezel Jordaan (Route 62 Cycles) claimed the victory in the women’s race ...

Read More »

Top SA women’s cycling team sign rising star

Former Tour of Ireland best young rider Hazel Magill has joined Team Bestmed-ASG for the 2018 season. Photo: Supplied

Former Tour of Ireland best young rider Hazel Magill has been included in the Bestmed-ASG squad’s rider line-up for the 2018 season. The 22-year old said she was approached by the South African women’s team in September after returning from Europe where she had raced for six months. “I was in contact with the team, but nothing was finalised,” said ...

Read More »

Top riders for Cycle Tour

Gent's top 3 from left Clint Hendricks 2nd, Nolan Hoffman 1st and Rohan Du Plooy 3rd photo FREDLIN ADRIAAN 23/2/2017 THE HERALD Cycle Tour Main race. photo FREDLIN ADRIAAN 23/2/2017 THE HERALD

THERE will be yet another strong lineup of elite riders gunning for top honors in next year’s Herald Continental Cycle Tour. Nolan Hoffman, of Team BCX, will return to defend his 106km Classic title, while Port Elizabeth’s own, Anriette Schoeman, will look to retain both her 80km mountain bike and 106km road race titles. KwaZulu Natal’s Andrew Hill will be ...

Read More »

Jooste, Oelofse win inaugural Tshwane Classic

The Tshwane Classic 98km women's podium from left Heidi Dalton, Cashandra Slingerland, Yzette Oelofse, Carla Oberholzer and Zayd Haftu Hailu. Photo: Kyle Cestari

Chris Jooste and Yzette Oelofse collected the biggest victories of their careers at the inaugural Tshwane Classic road cycling race that took riders through the heart of Pretoria today. The 98km feature event, which started and finished at the Voortrekker Monument, saw around 4 000 participants blitz past all of the city’s major attractions on a balmy but windy morning. Jooste, ...

Read More »

Tour of Good Hope dressed in pink

Charity organisation Pink Trees for Pauline, who raise funds to assist cancer patients, will be involved with the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope for the first time in March next year. Photo: Supplied

The Bestmed Tour of Good Hope is set to turn a brighter shade of pink next year and it will have nothing to do with the exhaustive efforts the cyclists put in to conquer South Africa’s premier road stage race. Instead, organisers ASG Events have joined hands with charity organisation Pink Trees for Pauline for the first time to use ...

Read More »

Car rental agreement eases life of Tshwane organisers

ASG Events and Bidvest Car Rental will continue their partnership when the Tshwane Classic road cycling race is held in Pretoria on November 5. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

Bidvest Car Rental will be a major driving force behind the Tshwane Classic road cycling event that will see more than 4 000 participants race through the heart of Pretoria on November 5. With a big entry for the event – which includes the 98km feature race, two supporting races and full road closure – the offering is tipped to elevate ...

Read More »

Organisers tick all the boxes at Tshwane Classic

Starting and finishing at the Voortrekker Monument, organisers of the Tshwane Classic are planning a high quality offering, including total road closure on the 98km, 60km and 20km routes. Photo: Supplied

Race organisers are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to develop the Tshwane Classic into one of the premier road cycling races in the country. Central to their planning is the element of total road closure for the 98km, 60km and 20km distances as they and the Tshwane Municipality embrace the key issue of rider safety. More than 4 000 ...

Read More »

Hoffman lands Satellite title after smart ride

Nolan Hoffman (centre) won the Bestmed Satellite Championship ahead of Kent Main (right) and Bradley Potgieter in Maropeng today. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

The new finish of the Bestmed Satellite Championship road cycling classic supposedly favoured climbers, but Nolan Hoffman was fast to disprove that theory when he won the 110km race in Maropeng today. The BCX sprinter had the final say when he passed Dimension Data’s Kent Main in the closing metres to take the title in 2:33:23. RoadCover’s Bradley Potgieter completed ...

Read More »