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Top SA women’s cycling team sign rising star

Former Tour of Ireland best young rider Hazel Magill has been included in the Bestmed-ASG squad’s rider line-up for the 2018 season. The 22-year old said she was approached by the South African women’s team in September after returning from Europe where she had raced for six months. “I was in contact with the team, but nothing was finalised,” said ...

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New signing Kristen Louw dazzles with Cycle4Cansa win

Bestmed-ASG’s new signing Kristen Louw started her tenure with the team on a high note when she won the 50km mountain bike title at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship on Saturday. The race started from Sun City in the Pilanesberg and took riders through sections of the Gary Player and Lost City golf courses as well as the Letsatsing Game Reserve. ...

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Former Lost City champ re-signs for women’s pro team

Top women’s professional cycling team, Bestmed-ASG, have re-signed former Lost City champion Chane Jonker to bolster their line-up ahead of the Durban Classic and 94.7 Cycle Challenge. The 23-year-old all-rounder from Krugersdorp joined the California based JETCycling team at the tail end of last year for an eight-month racing stint in the United States. During this time, she competed in ...

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Team Bestmed-ASG welcomes new signings for spring

Women’s professional cycling team Bestmed-ASG have kicked off the second half of their season by welcoming two new signings ahead of the Powerade Lost City Cycle Classic, presented by Bestmed, on Saturday. South African sub-veteran road champion Sanet Coetzee and triathlete Jade Roberts will add their experience to the powerhouse line-up for the Rustenburg race that includes SA omnium track ...

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Cycle and Be Happy, says Bestmed

By investing in initiatives like the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team and the new National Cycling Series, Bestmed is aiming to give the health and wellbeing of all South Africans a boost. According to executive head of marketing, sales and distribution Chris Luyt, cycling is an accessible sport for those who strive to live longer and lead healthier lives. “We ...

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Track champ signs with Bestmed-ASG

Three-time national track champion Ashleigh Parsons will join the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team for the 2015 season, the team management has announced. The 14-year-old Parsons, who is also the Western Cape road and time-trial champion in her age group, will sign on as a first-year U16 rider. Team manager Owen Botha said they were looking forward to bringing the ...

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Venter ready to race against world’s best

National road and time-trial champion Juanita Venter is preparing to take on the world’s best veteran women at the UCI Amateur Road World Championships in Ljublijana, Slovenia, from August 27.Venter, who races locally in the colours of Bestmed-ASG, will be aiming for a medal in the time-trial discipline on Wednesday. She will also take part in the road race on ...

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