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Double delight for Frances and Tiano at SA Youth Champs

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KZN’s Frances Janse van Rensburg and Gauteng’s Tiano da Silva both doubled up when they won the U19 girls and boys road races on the second day of the SA Youth Road Cycling Championships in Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, on Sunday. For both, Sunday’s wins were their second national titles of the weekend after they won their respective girls and boys U19 ...

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Rain doesn’t dampen Knysna Cycle Tour road race

Top male & female Clint Hendricks and Tiffany Keep

Thousands of cyclists turned up at the start of this morning’s Knysna Cycle Tour road races despite chilly, wet conditions and, according to Marketing Manager Andrew Finn, speaking on behalf of the organisers, Knysna Rotary, the event went off smoothly. The event followed yesterday’s MTB races, the opening event of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival. First time winner of the ...

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The Puma hybrid family welcomes three new members

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Cape Town, South Africa, June 24th2019 –If cushioning and responsiveness is what you are looking for in a running shoe, PUMA has three new styles under the ultimate HYBRID family on offer. The sports brand is launching the HYBRID Astro, HYBRID Fuego and HYBRID Sky, each of them providing unique technologies, different benefits and contrasting designs. However, all of them ...

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Waterberg Encounter offers interesting challenge

Competitors in the Liberty Waterberg Encounter will face a few technical tests on the second stage when the mountain-bike race takes place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo from Friday to Sunday. Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

After a fairly smooth first day, Liberty Waterberg Encounter competitors will face a somewhat more testing second stage when the mountain-bike race takes place from Friday to Sunday.   The third event in the annual Encounter Series will be held near Bela-Bela in Limpopo, incorporating a variety of bushveld trails in the Elements Private Golf Estate and the Sondela Nature ...

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Du Toit, Strydom slay the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

Pieter Du Toit photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Pieter du Toit (Potchefstroom) and Danielle Strydom (Potchefstroom) made light work of the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic aka “The Monster” that was hosted at the ATKVBuffelspoort today (Saturday 01 June 2019).   Just under 1300 eager mountain bikers toed the line to test their mountain biking prowess against the 17th edition of this much revered MTB event.   Du ...

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Noosi successfully defends FNB Platinum Trail Run title

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Teboho Noosi (Lesotho) successfully defended his title at the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the ATKVBuffelspoort today (Sunday 02 June 2019), with Noukhosi Tshuma (Tembisa, Johannesburg) claiming victory in the women’s race.   “I came to defend my title,” says a very happy Noosi who completed the Long (+-24km) Route in an impressive time 01 hour 25 minutes ...

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2020 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

“It’s about meeting new people in the small field, making new friends and enjoying the adventure” – PwC Great Zuurberg Trek co-owner Siska van der Bijl. Photo by Peter Kirk.

Come experience rugged trails, strenuous climbs and epic descents in the 2020 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Mountain bikers will be treated to three days of scintillating riding, luxurious Eastern Cape hospitality and the camaraderie of a compact group of like-minded riders. Taking place from 29 to 31 May the race covers a total of 209 kilometres and explores the Zuurberg ...

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