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Berge en Dale a dress rehearsal for SA champs

The Bestmed Berge en Dale national cycling classic will be a dress rehearsal for the following week’s national road championships. Photo: Supplied

Many of the country’s leading cyclists will be heading to the 102km Bestmed Berge en Dale national classic on the West Rand in what could be a dress rehearsal for the national road championships. The 15th edition of the road race, which also sports a 55km component, will see around 5 000 riders assemble at the Cradlestone Mall in Muldersdrift on February ...

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Bernard Esterhuizen clinches 2016 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory

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Track superstar Bernard Esterhuizen and Pocket Rocket Anriëtte Schoeman clinch 2016 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory (Stellenbosch, 4 December 2016) Team Giant’s Bernard Esterhuizen took the win at the Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour this morning in idyllic racing conditions, finishing the 97km route in 02:21:11, pipping Brandon Christians (Alpha Body Works) and Graeme Ockhuis (Yorkshire) to the post, who finished ...

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Olympian switches focus to Tour of Good Hope

South African cycling ace An-Li Kachelhoffer will take up a one-year contract with Team Bestmed, starting in January. Photo: Supplied

As she moves into a new phase of her cycling career, Cape Town Cycle Tour and national road champion An-Li Kachelhoffer has set her sights squarely on conquering the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in March. The 29-year-old allrounder, who represented the country in the Olympic Games road race in Rio, said she was keen to target stage races after ...

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RoadCover Cycling Team took no prisoners at the 24th annual Coronation Double Century

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(Swellendam, 26 November 2016) They came with a plan. The strategy was to go hard from the gun. To win in style. By doing so they would be telling a side story.  Nic White and his RoadCover Cycling Team today convincingly outgunned Alpha BodyWorks and Active Bodies to win one of the biggest team time trials in the world – the Coronation Double Century over 202-kilometres ...

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Gouveris looking ahead after first major victory

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After soloing to his first major win at the Daily Dispatch Cycle Tour in East London earlier this month, Bradley Gouveris is looking to take his good form into the 2017 season. The matriculant from Port Elizabeth’s victory on a wet day was achieved in some style after going clear on the final climb of the 102km classic. Although it ...

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New concept in store for Paarl cyclists

The ASG Store, which will specialise in bikes and accessories, will have a soft opening in Paarl on November 21. Photo: Supplied

Cyclists visiting the Boland region will soon have access to a wide-ranging specialist outlet when the ASG Concept Store opens in Paarl on November 21. Managed by well-known South African professional cyclist Hanco Kachelhoffer, the store will give customers access to the broad range of bikes and cycling accessories distributed by ASG in South Africa. “By definition, a concept store ...

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Schoeman on the hunt for second 947 title

Port Elizabeth’s former champion Anriette Schoeman will turn out for Team Bestmed-ASG at the 947 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg on Sunday. Photo: Supplied

Port Elizabeth’s Anriette Schoeman will be able to count on team support in her quest for a second 947 Cycle Challenge title after being named in Team Bestmed-ASG’s squad for Sunday’s race in Johannesburg. The 39-year-old, who usually competes as a solo rider under the Bestmed banner, said she was delighted to be linking up with the team for one ...

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The Herald Cycle Tour 2017

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The time is drawing near for the annual festival of cycling in Nelson Mandela Bay with only a few months to go before the 32nd edition of The Herald Cycle Tour. Cycling enthusiasts are encouraged to get in the saddle and prepare for one of the most iconic races on the South African cycling calendar. 2017 is set to be ...

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Cape Classic 380 a Great Success

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The second installment of the Cape Classic 380 took place this past weekend. This challenging, superbly organized and fun 3-day cycling event based in Montagu in the Western Cape for amateur enthusiasts wanting to kick start the cycling season, or use it as a training ride for Double Century or Full Ironman saw 40 cyclists riding in a protected and ...

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Andrea Steyn banks on teamwork for 947

Andrea Steyn will be linking up with Team Bestmed-ASG for the 947 Challenge on November 20. Photo: Supplied

After sprinting to a podium spot in last month’s Bestmed Satellite Classic, Andrea Steyn is excited to be working with Team Bestmed-ASG again when the 947 Cycle Challenge takes place in Johannesburg on November 20. Invited by team manager Owen Botha to join the squad for selected races, the 32-year-old from Monavoni in Centurion, who is primarily a triathlete, linked ...

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