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Bike Shop Boys Wrap Up BUCO Dr Evil Classic in Style

Aidan Connelly leads his The Bike Shop/SCOTT/Strocam teammate Rogan Smart through a section of the spectacular Cairnbrogie singletrack. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The young local team of Aidan Connelly and Rogan Smart, racing in the colours of The Bike Shop/SCOTT/Strocam wrapped up the 2018 BUCO Dr Evil Classic in style on Saturday. The pair dominated the event, winning all three stages overall and in the men’s team competition – and while the predominant spirit at the BUCO Dr Evil Classic is one ...

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Selena Gomez co-creates the newest Defy with some of her favourite materials and inspiration from her upcoming SGxPuma collection

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Next up in the DEFY family comes the DEFY x SG, a first peek into the SG x PUMA collection launching this Summer. A bold, daring silhouette which boasts a show-stopping design, works for fierce women who are ready to conquer the world.   Selena Gomez is the perfect embodiment of DEFY. Gomez’s success as a singer, actress, producer and ...

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Sim and Munnik Families take on the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

With the stage starting and finishing in the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve there were animal sightings from the bicycle saddle was guaranteed. Along with zebra, riders were also treated to wildebeest, giraffe and elephant. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Robert Sim and Oliver Munnik are no strangers to the sharp end of mountain bike stage races, but both men decided to rather take it easy during the 2018 BUCO Dr Evil Classic and ride with their wives. Annette Sim and Alana Munnik were among the 45 women in the 300 odd rider field, where enjoying the beautiful Garden Route scenery ...

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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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Entries Open for Sanlam Cape Mile 2019

Sanlam Cape Mile

Entries are open for the 5thannual Sanlam Cape Mile brought to you by Sanlam Investments that will take place at the majestic Eikenhof Dam (Elgin, Grabouw) on Sunday, 17 February 2019.   The Western Cape’s most exhilarating open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile boasts two exciting distances:  a 1 mile (1.6km) and a refreshing 500m swim.   “We are ...

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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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Victor Matfield saddles up at Tshwane Classic

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Former Springbok captain Victor Matfield will join the likes of Tshwane Mayor, Solly Msimanga, and thousands of other cycling enthusiasts at the start line of the Tshwane Classic on 4 November at the Voortrekker Monument. “Pretoria is such a beautiful city and I can only imagine how picturesque the route is going to be through the Jacaranda lined streets of ...

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Junior mountain bikers shine at Fedhealth Kids MTB Events

Hannah Watts by Tobias Ginsberg

Junior mountain bikers blazed the trails of Boschendal Farm Estate on Saturday, 15 September 2018 at the 4thannual Fedhealth Kids MTB Events.   A highlight on the SA mountain bike calendar, the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events catered for ages 0 – 13 with junior MTB enthusiasts able to choose from: a 500m (0-5 years), 1.5km (6-9 years) and a 5km ...

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