Tag Archives: Cycling

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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Get your share of the Endurance Sports Hub

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Enduro Hub is the only press release distribution service specifically geared towards the swimming, running, cycling and triathlon industries. It is one of the best sources for endurance sports industry news and announcements. From sponsorship deals and product launches to event details and industry chat, Enduro Hub keeps readers constantly up to date with everything concerning endurance sports. We turned ...

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Cycle4Cansa mission accomplished for Hoffman

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It was mission accomplished for Team Telkom’s Nolan Hoffman as he took the honours in an exciting sprint finish in the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Road Classic at Sun City today. The 31-year-old professional from the West Rand in Johannesburg timed his finishing burst perfectly with about 80m to go to edge out Team Luso’s Calvin Beneke and RoadCover’s Bradley Potgieter in ...

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South Africa’s oldest cycle shop celebrates its 84th year by stocking French brand

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PIETERMARITZBURG, KWAZULU-NATAL, 16 MAY 2016 – Jowetts Cycles, based in Pietermaritzburg, is celebrating its 84th year in the cycling trade this year. It is South Africa’s oldest and arguably the most well-known cycling shop in KwaZulu-Natal. How does the oldest cycle brand celebrate this auspicious occasion? By adding one of the oldest bicycle brands to its stable – LAPIERRE bikes. Founded in 1946 ...

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Tour of Good Hope time-trial will be ‘decisive’

Double defending champion Ariane Kleinhans believes this year’s Bestmed Tour of Good Hope can be won and lost in the individual time-trial on day two.

Double defending champion Ariane Kleinhans believes this year’s Bestmed Tour of Good Hope can be won and lost in the individual time-trial on day two. “The time-trial will definitely be decisive for the overall,” the 32-year-old Swiss rider predicted this week. “I did quite well on that stage last year, but I think my teammate Annika (Langvad) will be super ...

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Spectacular criterium racing comes to national classics

Riders in full flight during the Circuit Spectacular criterium at Emperors Palace Classic. Photo: Supplied

Cycling enthusiasts can look forward to witnessing top-class, European-style racing on South African soil following the announcement of a new national criterium series. The ProTouch Cycling Club Criterium Series, which is supported by Liberty, will be held alongside some of the country’s major one-day classics this year. The opening event takes place at the Berge en Dale Classic near Krugersdorp ...

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Five reasons to love the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

We spoke to defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special.

Defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, talks about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special. 1.     The Scenery The Western Cape and Boland are two of the most beautiful places to ride a bike – the spectacular peaks, vineyard-lined slopes and valleys and winding roads make for the most picturesque and interesting places. Stellenbosch is a fitting base venue ...

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Team MTN Qhubeka wins Coronation Double Century

Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century.

(Swellendam, 21 November 2015)  In what proved to be an epic battle for the podium with a time difference of only 1.4 seconds, Team MTN Qhubeka clinched the main prize at the 23rd annual Coronation Double Century on Saturday 21 November 2015 in a time of 05:05:41.00 beating second placed Tag Heuer Spartens by Harris with a time of 05:05:42.40. Defending ...

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Who to watch at the 2015 Coronation Double Century

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(Cape Town, 17 November 2015) Defending Coronation Double Century champions Giant Durbanville A will be back to challenge for an unprecedented fifth successive victory, but they’re unlikely to have it all their own way this coming Saturday, 21 November. Giant has a good mix of big hitters, such as Martin Weseman and Stuart Marais, as well as experienced campaigners like David Garrett and up-and-comers ...

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