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Put a lid on it – wear your helmet

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If you get into a serious accident, wearing a helmet will probably save your life. According to a 1989 study in the New England Journal of Medicine, riders with helmets had an 85% reduction in their risk of head injury and an 88% reduction in their risk of brain injury. That’s an overwhelming number that’s backed up study after study. Nearly every ...

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2014 Greater Edendale Race a huge success

CMA Board Member Celi Makhoba, UMDM Sports Administrator Nkosinathi Hlongwa, Msunduzi Mayor Chris Ndlela, CMA Board Member Sifiso Nzuza, CMA Chairman Macdonald Chitja - Photo supplied

As the Edendale community celebrates the success of the 2014 Greater Edendale 10km Race and Fun Run this past Sunday, the Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has conveyed its gratitude to the runners, supporters, stakeholders, volunteers and the public for their role in the exciting event. The eight edition of the race once again showcased some of the country’s top athletes ...

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joBerg2c rolls out new race villages

Participants in the 2015 edition of the Old Mutual joBerg2c can look forward to two brand-new race villages when the nine-day stage race starts on April 24. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

The Old Mutual joBerg2c will roll out two new race villages for the 2015 edition of the nine-day mountain bike race, which starts just south of Johannesburg on April 24. Race organiser Craig Wapnick said participants could look forward to a completely different experience on the overnight stops for the fifth and sixth stages of the 900km overland ride to ...

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Top teams to battle it out at the 2014 Coronation Double Century

The annual Coronation Double Century team cycling event is taking place this coming Saturday (22 November 2014) in Swellendam - Photo Facebook

Cape Town, 19 November 2014) Defending Coronation Double Century winners Team Giant Durbanville A have thrown down the gauntlet to rivals threatening to derail their bid for a fourth successive victory. “We are definitely planning on defending our title again this year,” said team captain, Hannes van der Walt. “We’ve been putting in the hours and have done a few training ...

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Connect and train- take wellness to the cloud

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Home wellness reaches new heights with the Mywellness cloud by Technogym a unique platform that enhances workout experiences and provides health club operators, healthcare professionals and personal trainers with a way to improve their business and stay in contact with their members and clients. Nowadays people are permanently connected to their email, their photos and their documents. Our digital world ...

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Rocky Mountain Bicycles Will Sponsor The Inaugural Snow Epic

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Legendary mountain bike manufacturer Rocky Mountain Bicycles will sponsor the inaugural Snow Epic. The Canadian company was one of the first to recognise the Snow Epic¹s potential and shipped out a prototype of its new fatbike ­ the Rocky Mountain Blizzard ­ to Engelberg, Switzerland, for the trial ride of the Snow Epic in April this year.  Now it will ...

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Stellenbosch Cycle Tour road closures and potential delays

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(Cape Town, 17 November 2014) The 2014 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, takes place on Sunday, 30 November 2014.  Roughly 7500 riders will line up at Stellenbosch High School to tackle the 95km route. The annual event, now in its eighth year, will result in a few scheduled road closures and traffic delays in ...

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Stoltz ready for round two at the Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Conrad Stoltz in action during the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race in Stellenbosch.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Jetline Action Photo

XTERRA legend, Conrad Stoltz obliterated the field at the inaugural Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race in Stellenbosch in 2013.  Stoltz, who claimed victory in an impressive combined time of 06 hours 27 minutes 36 seconds, will be hoping for a successful title defense when he toes the line at the 2014 event that will start ...

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Namibian Till Drobisch shows his Class

Till Drobisch of Namibia  - Photo credit: Rika Joubert - Cycle Nation

The World Cycling Centre Africa MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Till Drobisch of Namibia took an unexpected win on Sunday in the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge.  The Namibian had broken his collarbone in late August. The MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team had initially planned their strategy around  their two in form Eritrean riders, the sprinter Meron Teshome and current African Continental Champion ...

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