Travelling 101: Start With Thule


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/
Gameplan Media

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


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


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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Exciting Puma Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort

Seen here:  Participants enjoying the Totalsports XTERRA trail run routes in 2013.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

The adrenaline pumping PUMA Trail Run heads to Buffelspoort (North West Province) on Sunday, 25 January 2015. Forming part of the action of South Africa’s largest off road triathlon, the Totalsports XTERRA presented by REHIDRAT SPORT, the PUMA Trail Run incorporates the XTERRA trail run routes. Cash prizes will be up for grabs in the long routes, while all competitors (long ...

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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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A memorable MTB experience guaranteed at Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Seen here:  Riders in action at G-Spot, a section of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race route.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Fondly referred to as a mountain biker’s dream, the second annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race returns to Stellenbosch this coming weekend (Friday, 28 and Saturday, 29 November 2014). Combining a vast network of world class trails with beauty and exclusivity, riders will be granted the unique opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of single-track ...

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Absa Cape Epic top contenders choose partners

Winners from each category from left to right: African, Masters, Ladies, Overall, Mixed, Grand Masters and Exxaro during the final stage (stage 7) of the 2014 Absa Cape Epic Mountain Bike stage race from Oak Valley Wine Estate in Elgin to Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West, South Africa on the 30 March 2014

Photo by Warren Elsom/Cape Epic/SPORTZPICS

With four months to go to the 2015 Absa Cape Epic many of the top competitors have chosen their partners … and it is shaping up to be one of the strongest fields ever. Four times winner Christoph Sauser of Switzerland will again be reunited with the Czech Republic’s Jaroslav Kulhavy – the team which won the event convincingly in ...

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Course record falls at Salomon SkyRun

all winner Iain Don-Wauchope crosses a farm fence on his way to a record-breaking victory. (c) Trautman/Nikon/Lexar

Iain Don-Wauchope has won the 2014 Salomon Skyrun powered by Powertraveller in a new course record of 12:08. Don-Wauchope triumphed over the strongest international field ever, in the iconic mountain challenge over an unmarked 100-odd kilometre route through the alpine region of the north-Eastern Cape. Canadian Gary Robbins – current course record holder for Hurt 100 in Hawaii – finishing ...

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