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Main repeats victory on Du Toitskloof Pass

Spur’s Ariane Luthi crosses the line to retain the yellow jersey on the third stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope, presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, today. The 137km stage ended at the top of Dutoitskloof Pass near Paarl in the Cape Winelands. Photo: Robert Ward

Defending champion Kent Main repeated his triumph of a year ago as he climbed to victory on top of Du Toitskloof Pass on the third stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl today.   The 137km queen stage of South Africa’s premier road stage race, which is presented by Scicon and the City of Drakenstein, saw the ...

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Young European stars out to prove a point at World Cup

Ready for the cross-country leg of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape on Saturday are HEAD Bikes competitors, from left, Joel Roth, Barbora Prudkova, Zdenek Kaluzik (HEAD Bikes owner), Nina Benz and Silas Graf. Photo: Supplied

Boasting an impressive array of young talent, the two HEAD Bikes teams from Europe will be keen to make an impact at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Western Cape on Saturday.   The UCI HEAD Bikes Pro team and the Ciclo outfit will both have riders taking part in the cross-country leg of the World Cup race, ...

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De Bod secures yellow after time-trial hat-trick

Pic 2 Stefan de Bod LR

A metronomic Stefan de Bod stamped his authority on the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope with his third successive victory in the individual time-trial outside Paarl in the Cape Winelands today.   The Dimension Data Continental rider, who won the overall title in 2016, improved on his time of last year to nail the stage win in 32:30, provisionally moving ...

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Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

IMG_4238 Knysna Oyster Cycle

The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is on track for its 31st year, and the organisers have confirmed that three of the races will be seeding events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour.   One of the two biggest sporting events of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival (29 June – 8 July), the Knysna Cycle Tour will take ...

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Women’s invitation race

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(07 March 2018, Cape Town)  Following a request and extensive discussion with the Women’s Commission of Cycling South Africa and representatives of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, it has been agreed that we will facilitate a Women’s only Invitational start group in Glencairn.   All elite and U23 women that have been seeded into the % start group will have ...

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2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon


Sweeping changes have been approved for the 2018 edition of the Berg River Canoe Marathon, which will be held from Wednesday 11 July to Saturday 14 July 2018. The organisers of the race are banking on the arrival of the winter rainfall to fill the Berg River in time for the annual odyssey from Paarl to Velddrif on the West ...

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Absa Cape Epic Logo Store Open for Business

The Finishers Jersey is a highly sought-after piece of memorabilia available exclusively to official finishers of the Absa Cape Epic.-1

You asked for it and now it’s officially here. Say hello to the Absa Cape Epic Logo Store – your dedicated one-stop Absa Cape Epic merchandise and memorabilia outlet. In the world of ultra-endurance sport the Absa Cape Epic stands head and shoulders above its rivals – a reputation forged from passion, dedication and a vision that has seen it ...

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Hoffman charges to opening-stage win

Pic 3 Bestmed Tour of Good Hope stage 1 Nolan Hoffman LR

Capitalising on his sprinting power, Nolan Hoffman took charge in the dash for the line to win the opening stage of the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope near Paarl in the Western Cape today.   The 33-year-old BCX pro outdragged Rohan du Plooy (Alfa Bodyworks-Giant) and Italy’s Luca Mozzato (Dimension Data Continental) over the final 200m to take the 132km ...

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Celebrating Sebi – bookings NOW open


Triathlon SBR and Mountain Bike magazine, SA’s biggest selling tri and mtb mags, are excited to announce the hosting of a dinner with legendary Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle.    Sebi will be sharing his insightful, and ever honest & entertaining experiences as a high profile pro triathlete over the past 12 years.   The magazines are putting on an ...

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Internationals rule once again as Kiwi Sam Gaze and Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag claim Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge titles

(Stellenbosch, 3 March 2018) Sam Gaze (Specialized) out-sprinted defending champion Howard Grotts (Specialized) and Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon–Circus) to win the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Uitspan Farm in a time of 02:11:50, from a stacked field.   A group of 10 riders, including Florian Vogel, Pyga-Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes, Phil Buys as well as Gert Heyns ...

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