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Additional Cape Town Cycle Tour entries ‘up for grabs’

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(Cape Town, 3 October 2014) Another 3 000 entries are to be made available to local riders wanting to take part in the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour. All available entries were snapped up in just eight hours when they opened last month, taking the race organisers by surprise and leaving many local would-be entrants disappointed. David Bellairs, a director of the Cape ...

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Tankwa Trek Rooute gets intriguing tweaks for 2015

The DUTOIT Tankwa Trek route for 2015 will be getting some intriguing tweaks to make it even more rewarding for the riders.
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Ask any finisher of the DUTOIT Tankwa Trek mountain bike stage race what stands out about the event and virtually every answer will include references to the race route, which is dramatic, varied, stimulating, suprising and, most importantly, rewarding. The third edition of the three-day race will take place from 13-15 February 2015 and once again promises to draw a ...

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Torq Zone Academy launches Cytech Technical 1 Online Course

The Torq Zone Academy has opened it's first module, Cytech™ Technical 1 Theory South Africa, for enrollment.

Torq Zone Academy, which recently introduced Cytech™ Technical training in South Africa, announced today that their online module Cytech™ Technical 1 Theory South Africa (CT1TSA) is available for enrolment by South African learners. “CT1TSA, which is based on the online UK Cytech™ Theory One, has been contextualised for the South African market and successful completion thereof is compulsory to gain ...

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Sun City Ultra Triathlon – 10th May 2015

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B-Active Sports is proud to announce the launch of the Sun City Ultra Triathlon taking place on the 10th of May 2015. This new and exciting Ultra Triathlon follows close on the heels of the popular Midlands Ultra Triathlon which takes place at Midmar dam KZN. From first timers to professionals, the Sun City Ultra Triathlon events will appeal to ...

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Triathletes descend on Durban for TriRock

Caroline Koll in action at the TriRock Triathlon

Race week is here and the buzz amongst local endurance athletes is at a peak as triathletes from around the globe come to Durban for TriRock presented by Medihelp. This years edition of the 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and 21km run will feature 61 international triathletes – many from neighbouring SA countries, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia. There are athletes coming ...

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Berg & Bush brings books to rural schools

Participants in the FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike race, which traverses the Central Drakensberg from October 10, have donated almost R70 000 worth of library books and furniture to underprivileged rural schools along the route. Photo: Supplied

Participants in October’s FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike race have donated almost R70 000 worth of library books and furniture to underprivileged rural schools in the Central Drakensberg. The race’s community coordinator Nicky Green said she had been surprised and touched by the response from participants, who had made voluntary donations as part of their entry process. “We have ...

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From Sand to Snow – Mannie Heymans to ride Snow Epic

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Earlier this year cycling legend Mannie Heymans became the first person to do the Absa Cape Epic on a fatbike. Now he will be swopping the sand dunes of Namibia for the ski slopes of Switzerland – and the first ever Snow Epic. Heymans won the inaugural Transalp MTB stage race in 1998 and then the first Absa Cape Epic ...

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Bestmed-ASG signs new Dance partner

Elite triathlete Lauren Dance has signed with the Bestmed-ASG women’s professional cycling team for the 2015 season. Photo: Supplied

The Bestmed-ASG women’s cycling team have announced the signing of elite triathlete Lauren Dance as part of their line-up for the 2015 season. Dance, who finished second at the ATU Africa Championships in Zimbabwe earlier this year, will make her debut for the squad at the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge in November. The 24-year-old University of Johannesburg student said she ...

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Spur KZN Trail Series™ kicks off this weekend!

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The fourth Spur KZN Trail Series™ will kick off this Sunday with the first race of the Series at Inanda Dam East. The weather seems to be playing along and the scene is set for another epic in the third instalment of this, the original national trail running series in South Africa. The Spur Trail Series™ offers something for everyone, ...

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