Girdlestone soloes to win Tour de Boland stage two

Ariane Kleinhans took the win on stage two of the Bestmed Tour de Boland, presented by Pinarello, in Op-die-Berg near Ceres on Tuesday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

South African export Dylan Girdlestone showed his tour riding skills when he took a solo win on the mountainous second stage of the Bestmed Tour de Boland, presented by Pinarello, on Tuesday. The 111km stage took riders from Worcester to Op-die-Berg near Ceres via two major passes. The two-time Bestmed Jock winner bided his time in the bunch on Michell’s ...

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Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust established fundraising account to benefit two key fire fighting services battling to bring fire under control


(Cape Town, 03 March 2015) The Cape Town Cycle Tour traditionally passes through some of the most pristine natural areas that the city has to offer.  The devastating fires currently raging through the mountains of the Southern Peninsula are being bravely fought by a large number of volunteer wildfire staff and other volunteers. The Cape Town Cycle Tour shares the concerns ...

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Fouché takes first stage of Tour de Boland

Bonitas’s Herman Fouche (second from right) hits the finish line ahead of Drapac’s Brenton Jones (far left) and Abantu’s Nolan Hoffman (right) to claim the first stage of the 2015 Bestmed Tour de Boland in Worcester on Monday. Photo: Capcha Photography

Herman Fouché held his line on a twisting and technical closing stretch through the streets of Worcester to claim the opening stage of the Bestmed Tour de Boland, presented by Pinarello, on Monday. Fouché, riding in the colours of Bonitas, took advantage of a lead-out train driven by the Australian Drapac team to take the 114km stage from Paarl in ...

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Beloved Specialized Prevail – RIP


This past weekend at the Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, my helmet fulfilled its intended purpose and saved my noggin in a crash. I was coming down a very loose, steep and rocky descent that had an off-camber right hand turn at the bottom. I was trying to navigate the ruts and make the turn when, bam! I hit the deck. ...

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Family owned business partners with Specialized Bicycles to become the first Specialized Concept Store in Cape Town


Revolution Cycles, owned and run by the Kotze family has teamed up with Specialized Bicycles to open up a Concept store in the heart of Cape Town. Situated in Bree street on the foot of Table Mountain, the setting could not be any better. Revolution Cycles has truly become a shopping destination for locals and foreigners alike. “The different levels ...

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Strong women’s field for Tour de Boland

A strong women’s field is expected for this year’s Bestmed Tour de Boland, presented by Pinarello, from March 2 to 6. Photo: Capcha

African road championship silver medallist Lise Olivier will be looking for a second bite at the cherry in next week’s Bestmed Tour de Boland, after missing out on the overall title by a mere three seconds last year. Olivier will be part of a strong women’s field for the five-day tour, presented by Pinarello, from March 2. Last year, the ...

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The next level of tubeless tools

New innovation by Team Bulls’ Stefan Sahm set to revolutionise the way you carry a tubeless puncture repair kit.

The SahmuraiSword (named after creator Stefan ‘Sahmurai’ Sahm) is an easy-to-use, simple-to-store and, most importantly, safe, way of carrying a tubeless plug system on your mountain bike. Built into what are essentially bar-plugs, the system allows you store both the plug and reamer tool inside your handlebars.  The SahmuraiSword fits snug and locks fast inside the handlebars without any give or movement. It doesn’t affect riding in ...

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Le Court crowned at Carnival City classic

Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull’s Kim le Court (centre) took her first win of the season at the Carnival City Macsteel National Classic in Brakpan on Sunday. With her are runner-up Lynette Burger (left) and third-placed An-Li Kachelhoffer. Photo: Supplied

Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull’s Kim le Court claimed her first win of the 2015 season at the Carnival City Macsteel National Classic in Brakpan on Sunday. Mauritian Le Court positioned herself perfectly in the final four-rider selection to take the finishing sprint ahead of Lynette Burger and third-placed An-Li Kachelhoffer, both of Activate-Demacon. The 18-year-old, who claimed an impressive victory in the ...

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