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Gaze and Van Der Breggen Storm to songo.info Champions Race Success

Annika Langvad finished third in the elite women’s race aboard the custom songo.info inspired Specialized S-Works Epic she will race at the Absa Cape Epic. Photo by Michal Červený.

On Wednesday the 13thof March the Kaymandi Sports Fields and songo.info BMX track hosted the 2019 songo.info Champions Race. The Stellenbosch based sporting and education charity attracted eight former and reigning World Champions, three Olympic Gold Medallists and the reigning European Champion. Accounting for three of those eleven titles between them Sam Gaze and Anna van der Breggen were worthy ...

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Charitable Ethos Underpins MTO Champions’ Race


The annual songo.info charity race, the MTO Champions’ Race, takes place on the 15th of March 2017 and will once again offer some of the best mountain bikers in the world a chance to stretch their legs ahead of the Absa Cape Epic. More importantly, though, the race will showcase the exceptional efforts of songo.info, with the assistance of the ...

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Nearly All Systems Go for Madolo and Sauser on Stage 4


  Stage 4 of the 2016 Absa Cape Epic was a good day for Sipho Madolo and Christoph Sauser. Madolo despite not being completely over his stomach bug put the hammer down making up for lost time on trails which suited his riding style. After two days of riding well within himself, as he nursed Madolo through his darkest hours ...

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Mentor and Protégé Off to a Solid Start

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The Investec songo Specialized duo of Sipho Madolo and Christoph Sauser got their 2016 Absa Cape Epic campaign off to a solid start with a 1 hour 14 minute and 12 second blitz around the 26km Prologue route. Their time was good enough for 29th position in the open men’s category and sets them up well for the week ahead. ...

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Kulhavy won the 2015 Aramex songo.info Champions Race

Christoph Sauser surrounded by his biggest fans.
Photo credit: Ewald Sadie

After 30mins & 3laps of intense racing, Olympic Gold Medalist & World Champion Jaroslav Kulhavy won the 2015 Aramex songo.info Champions Race to the boisterous and excited cheers of the local kids and adults. It was the first time in four years that co-founder of songo.info Christoph Sauser did not win the race in Kayamandi but the result had little sway on the crowds affection ...

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Fourth Aramex songo.info Champions Race

Christoph Sauser in action at last year's Aramex songo.info Champions Race through the streets of Kayamandi.

The Aramex songo.info Champions Race in Kayamandi is all about bringing cycling and the Stellenbosch community to the home of the songo.info project and giving the community the opportunity to see what songo.info is all about. It is officially the most surreal mountain bike race in the world with World, Olympic and national champions racing through the Kayamandi township. This year will be the fourth Champions ...

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songo.info and Investec Asset Management: a partnership for the future

songo.info is an educational support and sports development initiative created by Christoph Sauser, Swiss multiple World Champion mountain biker and Absa Cape Epic winner and Songo Fipaza, community leader and great athlete from Kayamandi township, near Stellenbosch, South Africa. The initiative was launched at the 2008 Cape Epic multi-stage endurance race, held in South Africa’s Western Cape province. songo.info strives to improve the lives of the children in Kayamandi through sporting opportunities. The development programme focuses on academic support, running and bike riding; including BMX, mountain biking and road cycling; as well as participation in duathlon. www.songo.info

Sports and education charity songo.info is proud to announce a three-year partnership with Investec Asset Management. The partnership will form part of Investec Asset Management’s corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives. The new deal allows songo.info’s dedicated team to focus on sustainability and growth: offering its successful and life-changing development program to more children in the township of Kayamandi, outside Stellenbosch. ...

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Madolo & Kleinhans set sights on FNB W2W podium finish

Sipho Madolo in action at the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Sipho Madolo, a songo.info rider, will be seen teaming up with top marathon rider Erik Kleinhans at the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  Starting at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 07 November 2014 and finishing at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus) on Sunday, 09 November 2014, Madolo and Kleinhans will be gunning for at ...

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