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ASG Group open luxury cycling store in Pretoria

The ASG Group opened a luxury cycling store at Olympus Village in Pretoria last night. Photo: Supplied

With numerous local and international cycling personalities such as cycling commentator Phil Liggett and Olympic Gold medallist Elia Viviani in attendance, the latest ASG store opened in Pretoria last night. With over 1 000 square metres of retail space and an interior created from natural and recycled wood, ASG The Store in Olympus Village is a premier luxury cycling destination. Aside ...

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Significant boost for SA cycling fraternity

The new partnership between ASG and South African Enterprise Development will have significant benefits for cyclists in SA. Photo: Supplied

The South African cycling fraternity has received a boost with leading global sport and cycling industry player ASG announcing they have attracted a significant strategic investment from South African Enterprise Development (SAED). “This investment will see us fast-track our growth and international expansion,” ASG founder and CEO Heinrich Dannhauser said after the news broke today. “We welcome SAED on board ...

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Sanlam MTB Invitational

Sanlam MTB Invitational 2016 logo

The historic town of Paarl will again come to a virtual standstill on 19 and 20 November as residents and riders turn out for the third annual Sanlam MTB Invitational, this year presented for the first time as a 2-Day stage race. The big news this year is that, for the first time, the incredible Sanlam Invitational experience has been ...

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Wilkinson, Du Toit take muddy wins at Ballito Expedition

Ballito - Frankie du Toit

Days of much-needed rain on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast left the trails around Sugar Rush Adventure Centre awash with mud for the Bestmed Ballito Expedition, presented by ASG, on Saturday. But the swampy conditions were not enough to deter those hardy mountain bikers who took on the 50km feature race, which was won by 19-year-old Matt Wilkinson in a time ...

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Smith sets sights on Silverstar MTB hat trick

Pierre Smith will be aiming for his third consecutive Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge title when the race takes place in Krugersdorp on September 5. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Defending champion Pierre Smith has his sights set on a hat-trick of wins when the eighth annual Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge, presented by ASG, takes place in Krugersdorp on September 5. “It’s the first time in my career that I’m in a position to win a race for the third time in three years and it was definitely part of ...

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Smit retains yellow jersey in Jock Tour

The overnight leader of the Bestmed Jock Tour, Willie Smit, kept the yellow jersey after finishing third on the 140km second stage in Mpumalanga on Saturday. Photo: Hendrik Wagener

Overnight leader Willie Smit retained the yellow jersey after finishing third in the 140km second stage of the inaugural Bestmed Jock Tour, presented by ASG, in Nelspruit on Saturday. Smit led out EuropcarSA teammate Ryan Gibbons in the final sprint at the Mbombela Stadium in the Mpumalanga capital to help him collect the stage victory in 4:00:46 ahead of Bonitas ...

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Smit time-trials to first yellow jersey at Jock Tour

Willie Smit of Team EuropcarSA won the 27km individual time-trial on the opening stage of the inaugural Bestmed Jock Tour near Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on Friday. Photo: Rika Joubert/Cyclenation

Nelspruit local Willie Smit gritted his teeth into a punishing headwind to post the fastest time in the 27km individual time-trial that opened the inaugural Bestmed Jock Tour, presented by ASG, in Mpumalanga on Friday. Smit clocked 57:03 in the hilly test between his hometown and the top of Kaapsehoop to give Team EuropcarSA the yellow jersey by almost 50 ...

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White wins first Walkerville ultra

Nic White (front) took the victory in the first ever 80km ultra-marathon at the Bestmed Walkerville MTB Classic, presented by ASG, in Gauteng on Saturday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Nic White showed his enduring class in a testing two-man sprint to take the victory in the first ever ultra-marathon at the Bestmed Walkerville MTB Classic, presented by ASG, in Gauteng on Saturday. The 80km race kicked off the mountain biking component of the new Bestmed National Cycling Series, putting ex-African road champion White at the top of the leaderboard. ...

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Riders to beat deadline for Ballito race

The Bestmed Ballito Expedition, presented by ASG, takes place on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast on November 8. Entries for the mountain bike race close at midnight on Sunday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

KwaZulu-Natal mountain bikers have until midnight on Sunday to get their entries in for the Bestmed Ballito Expedition, which takes place near the North Coast town on November 8. According to Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events, organisers were expecting almost 800 riders to turn out for the second edition of the event. “The entries are definitely up from last ...

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