Tag Archives: Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

Bernard Esterhuizen clinches 2016 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory

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Track superstar Bernard Esterhuizen and Pocket Rocket Anriëtte Schoeman clinch 2016 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory (Stellenbosch, 4 December 2016) Team Giant’s Bernard Esterhuizen took the win at the Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour this morning in idyllic racing conditions, finishing the 97km route in 02:21:11, pipping Brandon Christians (Alpha Body Works) and Graeme Ockhuis (Yorkshire) to the post, who finished ...

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Medihelp Medical Scheme comes on board as Naming Rights sponsor for Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

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(14 October 2016, Cape Town) The organisers of the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour are excited to announce Medihelp Medical Scheme as the new Naming Rights sponsor for this popular event.  The announcement was made today by David Bellairs, Sponsorship, Marketing and Media Director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT), organisers of the event. “We’re delighted to welcome Medihelp to the ...

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Who to watch at the 2015 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

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(Stellenbosch, 25 November 2015) Defending Stellenbosch Cycle Tour champion James Tennant will be back to defend his title this year. Tennant, fresh from a successful campaign with the National Team at the Tour of Rwanda, will be up against it though, with all the top Western Cape riders billed to be on the start line. “I always race to win, otherwise what’s the ...

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Five reasons to love the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

We spoke to defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special.

Defending women’s champion, Anriëtte Schoeman, talks about what makes the Western Cape’s second largest cycling event so special. 1.     The Scenery The Western Cape and Boland are two of the most beautiful places to ride a bike – the spectacular peaks, vineyard-lined slopes and valleys and winding roads make for the most picturesque and interesting places. Stellenbosch is a fitting base venue ...

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Entries for Stellenbosch’s largest Cycle Tour open soon

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Entries to the Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event, the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, will open on Tuesday 13 October at 1pm. Starting and finishing once again at Stellenbosch High School in Jannasch Street (just off Merriman Street) the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour takes place on Sunday 29 November 2015, taking riders through the ...

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James Tennent clinches 2014 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour victory

2014 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour women’s elite winners (l-r): Maroesjka Matthee (2nd), Anriette Schoeman (1st) and Jennie Stenerhag (3rd).

(Stellenbosch, 30 November 2014) James Tennent from Team Giant Durbanville clinched the 8th Stellenbosch Cycle Tour title this morning in superb weather conditions, finishing the 95km route in just 02:15:25 and edging out second place Jos le Roux (Team Lights by Linea) by half a tyre width. In a sprint finish, Le Roux held off stiff competition from Nolan Hoffman (Team ...

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Rabie and Stenerhag to defend Stellenbosch Cycle Tour titles

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  (Cape Town, 25 November 2014) Winners of the 2013 Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, Johann Rabie and Jennie Stenerhag have set the benchmark for this year’s race, aiming to defend their titles at the 8th instalment of the event on Sunday, 30 November 2014. Both Rabie and Stenerhag secured podium finishes at the FNB Wines2Whales MTB race earlier this month, and have set ...

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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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New name for Stellenbosch’s largest Cycle Tour

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(Cape Town, 11 November 2014) The Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event, previously known as Die Burger Cycle Tour, has officially been renamed the Stellenbosch Cycle Tour, to honour its iconic location and rich history.  The 2014 event is presented by Liberty – Own your life Rewards, David Bellairs, a director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust which organises the annual ...

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