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Tshwane Classic – The city is ready

It’s not all about the adults at the Tshwane Classic. Tomorrow’s heroes also get a chance to show off their cycling skills in the kids’ events at the Voortrekker Monument.

Never before had a total of 98km of normally busy roads been closed to traffic and made exclusively available for cyclists in the City of Tshwane. The 2017 edition of the Tshwane Classic was a historic moment for Tshwane and for cycling, says seasoned race organiser Wynand de Villiers.   The second edition of the Tshwane Classic, presented in association ...

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How to fuel for an Ultra-Endurance race

The 2018 Coronation Double Century is just over two months away. We have put together some advice and tips for endurance nutrition for all those training for the 202km road race.

The Coronation Double Century represents some unique challenges, not least of which is eating and drinking properly (and enough) to help you “go the distance”.   For most recreational cyclists the 202-kilometre loop from Swellendam is the longest and toughest journey on a bike every year. The old adage goes that ‘if a car runs out of fuel, it will ...

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Stand by to enter the 2018 Coronation Double Century

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(Cape Town, 8 August 2018) Entries for South Africa’s favourite team road race, the Coronation Double Century, will kick off on Monday, 13 August 2018. This iconic event is now in its 26th year and entries are, much like the past few years, bound to sell out in minutes.   Here’s what you need to know to avoid disappointment and ...

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Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship

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The 21st edition of the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship will see the largest field for the past 15 years line up for the annual weekend cycling festival at Sun City at the end of the month. The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA is presented by Optimum Financial Services and hosted by Sun City on 25 and 26 August 2018. The MTB Championship takes place ...

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Maree takes Jock Classic title by a whisker

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BCX professional David Maree won the first and third stages to propel himself to a one-second victory in the Bestmed Jock Classic road cycle race in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, today.   With what he described as “outstanding support” from his team, Maree completed the one-day three-stage race over 151km in an overall time of 4:05:03.   He outsprinted multiple former champion ...

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BCX on a roll ahead of Jock Classic

Steven van Heerden, who was runner-up last year, will be one of the key members of the BCX team as they target another title in the one-day, three-stage Bestmed Jock Classic cycling road race from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on Saturday. Picture: Memories 4U Photography

The BCX professional cycling team will be out to continue a recent run of success when they tackle the Bestmed Jock Classic road race in Mpumalanga on Saturday.   The 35th edition of the one-day event makes it one of the oldest road races in the country. It will test the riders over 151km, split into three stages, from Mbombela ...

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Jock Classic provides benefits for cyclists

A number of incentives, including a junior men’s category, will be on offer when the 155km Bestmed Jock Classic takes place from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on July 14. Picture: Memories4U

A number of incentives, including a new junior men’s category, will ensure that the Bestmed Jock Classic remains an attractive option for a wide range of cyclists when it takes place in Mpumalanga next month.   The race on July 14 covers 155km, divided into three stages, and will take riders along a route from Mbombela to White River and ...

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Plenty on offer at Kremetart cycle race

One lucky cyclist at the Kremetart road race in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo on June 9 will take home a top-quality Westfalia bike rack in a lucky draw at the prize giving. Picture: Supplied

Cyclists participating in the Kremetart road cycle race will be able to win in more ways than one when the event takes place in Louis Trichardt, Limpopo on June 9. A ride that covers 175km for the elite men and a 140km distance for the elite women is sure to attract some of the country’s top cyclists. Already the women’s ...

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In-form Butler sprints to first Emperors Palace Classic title

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Reynard Butler’s purple patch continued when he sprinted to his third victory in a month in a major one-day classic at the Bestmed Emperors Classic road race in Kempton Park, Johannesburg, today.   The 29-year-old ProTouch rider from Roodepoort, who took his maiden title in the 98km race after previously finishing second, praised his team for delivering him to victory. ...

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