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


  (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


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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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


(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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