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Young African talent aim to shine in Paarl

Ethiopian Redwan Salih will be part of the World Cycling Centre Africa team which will compete in the five-day Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl, starting on Monday. Photo: Supplied

The cream of Africa’s young cycling talent will be on show when South Africa’s premier stage road race, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, unfolds in and around Paarl from Monday to Friday.   Presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, the week will see the World Cycling Centre Africa team striving to demonstrate their skills in the 491km ...

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Butler powers his way to Berge en Dale title

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Confident in his finishing ability, Reynard Butler powered his way to back-to-back one-day classic victories at the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng today.   With excellent support from his team, the 29-year-old ProTouch rider added the 107km feature race title to his Ride for Sight victory in Boksburg last weekend.   Butler crossed the line ...

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Dimension Data excited at tackling Tour of Good Hope

Bestmed Tour of Good Hope 2016 champion Stefan de Bod will be a key member in the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team when South Africa’s premier stage road race takes place in and around Paarl in the Western Cape from March 5 to 9.  Photo: Robert Ward

With two champions in their line-up, the Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team are eager to show their credentials when they tackle the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope road race in the Western Cape next month.   Current title-holder Kent Main and 2016 winner Stefan de Bod are two of their standout riders, but manager Kevin Campbell said there would ...

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Emerging SA star set to tackle Berge en Dale

National U23 road champion Jason Oosthuizen will be aiming to confirm his potential when he competes in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race at Muldersdrift on the West Rand in Gauteng on Saturday. Photo: Into Cycling

Fresh from an impressive performance in the South African Road Championships, teenager Jason Oosthuizen has a chance to confirm his credentials in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race on Saturday.   The 18-year-old Barzani Pro Cycling member underlined his talent when he won the national U23 title in Oudtshoorn earlier this month, while coming third overall in the elite ...

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Champ prepares for tough Berge en Dale test

Demacon Women’s Team rider Kim le Court will be seeking a hat-trick of titles when the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race takes place at Muldersdrift in Gauteng on February 24. Photo: BrandBoom

Defending champion Kim le Court is preparing for a serious challenge as she lines up a hat-trick of victories in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng next weekend.   The 21-year-old Demacon Women’s Team rider has won the last two events, but said she felt the pressure would be on her when the feature 107km ...

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

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(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 ...

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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 ...

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