Tag Archives: Cycling

Entries open for gruelling 640km Ride for MRP Foundation

Durban – It’s that time of year again when a courageous group of cyclists prepare to ride a daunting 640 km journey from Johannesburg to Durban in less than two days, all in the name of doing good. Entries for one of the country’s most gruelling bicycle rides, the Ride for MRP Foundation from 29 – 30 November 2015 have ...

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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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Paarl to host Tour of Good Hope

Paarl, in the heart of the Cape Winelands region of South Africa, has been announced as the official host city for the 2016 Bestmed Tour of Good Hope presented by Rudy Project. Situated 60km northeast of Cape Town, the seat of the City of Drakenstein will provide logistical and financial support for the five-day tour, which takes place from February ...

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2015 Coronation Double Century entries sell out in 13 minutes

(Cape Town, 21 July 2015) Entries for the 2015 Coronation Double Century are officially sold out, snapped up in a record time of just 13 minutes. Beating last year’s record, this is the quickest sell-out of entries in the team cycling event’s 23 year history. Prospective entrants loaded the Coronation Double Century website from just after midday on Tuesday, 21 July.  The high ...

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Slanghoek Triathlon

The annual Slanghoek Triathlon takes place on 24 and 25 October 2015 at the Breeland Wine Cellar in the Slanghoek Valley. This exhilarating two-part race consists of a MTB triathlon on the 24th and a road triathlon on the 25th. The race includes swimming, running and cycling. Date: 24 & 25 October 2015 Location: Breeland Wine Cellar, Slanghoek Valley Event ...

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Nel aims to make history in inaugural Jock Tour

Defending Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique champion JC Nel will be aiming to write his name in the history books when the new three-day Bestmed Jock Tour rolls out of Nelspruit (Mbombela) in Mpumalanga on Friday. Nel, who races in the colours of Bonitas, will head a powerful elite field that features all of South Africa’s top pro teams in the ...

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Combrinck, Rabie stamp authority on joBerg2c

Race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck stamped their authority on the Old Mutual joBerg2c with an unequivocal third stage victory on day five of the nine-day mountain bike race on Tuesday. The EAI Cycling duo hurtled into the finish at Clifton Preparatory School on Nottingham Road to claim the 112km stage from Winterton in a blistering time of 3:50:01. ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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Matthee takes honours in Polokwane mayoral race

Maroesjka Matthee won a mayoral race of a different sort when she took the title in the annual Polokwane Mayoral Cycle Race in the Limpopo province on Sunday. Matthee, riding in the colours of Team Bestmed-ASG-Multihull, outsprinted her rivals in the 96km road race to cross the finish line at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in a time of 2:31:11. She ...

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