Tag Archives: Cycle

Team Bestmed-ASG take on Cape Pioneer Trek

Team Bestmed-ASG members will make their presence known at one of South Africa’s toughest mountain bike stage races, the Cape Pioneer Trek, which starts near Mossel Bay this coming weekend. Riders Michelle Benson, Mariette Hattingh and Sanet Coetzee will team up with male partners to do battle in the mixed category at the seven-day race. Former junior national time-trial champion ...

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Makro Bestmed Cycle Tour

Date/Time: 12 & 13 September Location: Eastern Cape Now in its 15th year, the Makro Bestmed Cycle Tour takes the Eastern Cape by storm with racing and entertainment for the whole family. On the Saturday, the road races take place from Lorraine Primary School in Port Elizabeth. The line-up includes the 90km feature race, 30km Schools and Family Fun Challenge, 10km and 5km ...

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50 Iron-Distance Triathlons, 50 States, 50 Days

This article was published by: http://triathlon.competitor.com James Lawrence has crossed his final finish line. James Lawrence emerged from the waters of Wallsburg Bay, shivering and disoriented. “I can’t do this anymore,” he cried. “You don’t have to,” responded one of his friends as he engulfed Lawrence in a blanket and a bear hug. “This is your last swim.” Lawrence mustered a ...

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“Rockman Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon” 2015

ROCKMAN Ultra and Sprint X-Triathlon, date set for the 6th December 2015, after a hugely successful 2nd event in 2014, we are extremely excited to announce our awesome new venue: Hero Adventure Park: Heia Safari Ranch. Our ROCKING website is loaded with all the information you need. Go to www.rockmanxtri.co.za Entries will open on the 1st June!! Entries are limited, ...

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Things NOT to do a week before Ironman 70.3

You have put in months of training and spent thousands on gear, entry fees, plane tickets, accomodation and nutrition. You do not want things to go wrong a week or two before Ironman 70.3. To get to the start line in one piece, rolling yourself and your gear in cotton wool is advisable, but also impractical. So what’s a man, ...

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Warning: Cycling Causes Brittle Bones (Osteoporosis)

By Dr Roger Graham http://www.plasticsurgeoncapetown.com/cycling-causes-brittle-bones.php Recently, I crashed my road bike and sustained severe fractures of my pelvis and right hip joint. Some of the guys who witnessed the accident commented that I did not seem to have fallen hard enough to have suffered such bad injuries. As a medical doctor, I have been aware that there is an association ...

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New name for Stellenbosch’s largest Cycle Tour

(Cape Town, 11 November 2014) The Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event, previously known as Die Burger Cycle Tour, has officially been renamed the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, to honour its iconic location and rich history.  The 2014 event is presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, David Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust which organises the annual ...

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Princess Warrior of the Week: Robyn Williams

Article written by: Chantel Rall – http://www.theworldaccordingtoaprincess.co.za Every now and again you come across a REAL person.  Someone with so much humality and a beautiful personality.  Humble to the max, loves life and just overall a macnificent human all together.  Enter Robyn Williams.  All in Triathlon knows and loves this young lady.  I always go on about women still being ...

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