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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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Sahm crowned Pennypinchers Origin of trails Champion

Stage Two of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race took place in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 29 November 2014.  Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm continued his winning streak claiming the Stage Two victory in an impressive time of 03 hours 10 minutes 17 seconds, securing the overall champion title in an awe-inspiring combined time of 06 hours 01 minutes 48 seconds.  Seen here:  Stefan Sahm in action during Stage Two.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm continued his winning streak at the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race on Saturday, 29 November 2014 claiming the Stage Two victory in an impressive time of 03 hours 10 minutes 17 seconds, securing the overall champion title in an awe-inspiring combined time of 06 hours 01 minutes 48 seconds. ...

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Sahm claims Pennypinchers Origin of Trails stage 1 victory

The streets of Stellenbosch came alive with excitement on Friday, 28 November 2014 when just under 1200 eager mountain bikers toed the line to be part of the action at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race.  Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm claimed the 65km Stage One victory in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 51 minutes 32 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The streets of Stellenbosch came alive with excitement on Friday, 28 November 2014 when just under 1200 eager mountain bikers toed the line to be part of the action at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race. Starting at the Hofmeyer Hall in Stellenbosch, Stage One saw riders having to complete a tough 65km route ...

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Rabie and Stenerhag to defend Stellenbosch Cycle Tour titles

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  (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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Totalsports Xterra heads to Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Conrad Stoltz in action at the 2013 TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The TOTALSPORTS XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT® SPORT heads to the North West Province early in 2015.  Taking place on Saturday and Sunday (24 and 25 January 2015) at the picturesque Buffelspoort Dam (North West Province), participants can expect an adrenaline packed weekend of racing. XTERRA Warriors can look forward to swimming in the pristine mountain waters of the Magaliesberg.  The ...

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Travelling 101: Start With Thule

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Thule will be doing what it does best this December holiday season, and that’s making it safe and convenient for travellers to take their lifestyle along, irrespective of where the road leads them… And to this end they’ve stocked their stores with a range of up-to-the-minute products; including the new Wingbar Black, the Trail roof basket and the Touring luggage ...

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Change a Lifers dominate early Dusi season

The Computershare Change A Life Academy head coach Lucas Mthalane has been leading the academy from the front after registering top fives at the Ozzie Gladwin Canoe Marathon - Anthony Grote/
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Pietermaritzburg –Overwhelming dominance by young rising stars paddler from the Computershare Change A Life Academy at the last two Dusi seeding races has hinted at a serious threat to top ten gold medal positions at the Dusi Canoe Marathon in February. The Change a Life Academy paddlers have been in good form early on in the Dusi season and one ...

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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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Final Week for 2015 Comrades Marathon Entry Process

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It’s the final countdown! Comrades Marathon runners have less than one week to get their entry in and secure their place at the Start of the 90th ‘Ultimate Human Race’. The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has announced that the three-month entry process will close on 30 November 2014. Comrades Marathon enthusiasts who have not yet entered the iconic race are ...

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Speedo welcomed as the technical swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile

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Speedo SA has been appointed as the swim partner of the Sanlam Cape Mile, organizers, Stillwater Sports, announced this week. “The aim of the Sanlam Cape Mile is to create a special, well-organized, safe mass swim that is ideal for the whole family”, says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “The credibility and support of Speedo will assist tremendously ...

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