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My Olympic silver medallist friend

My Olympic silver medallist friend

03 December 2015 - I met someone quite remarkable a few weeks back. I met the man who won a silver medal for breaststroke at the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games. And although Terence Parkin probably rates that medal h...
Silly cycling season

Silly cycling season

24 November 2015 - This time last year, we were basically on deadline for our third issue and planning our presence for our first expo at the Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic. This year, we are doing roughly th...
We all need someone to ride for

We all need someone to ride for

28 October 2015 - One thing about cyclists and the cycling “fraternity” that really pulled my heart strings when I first got involved was the fact that many, if not most, cyclists ride for some sort of c...
Double-sided mag!

Double-sided mag!

15 September 2015 - You are holding in your hand something of a rarity of the sports magazine world. Perhaps it’s an enigma? Or perhaps some sort of magazine version of a Siamese twin? However, it isn&...
Sporting heroes

Sporting heroes

03 September 2015 - I once heard an interesting statement which struck a chord, deep down into my “cleated area”. I think it was Phil Liggett who said: “The two most popular sports personalities in Portugal are ...
Riding the Tour

Riding the Tour

24 August 2015 - I vaguely remember riding my Raleigh bicycle to primary school when I was in standard four and five. My bike was a rather heavy, three-speed affair with the gearbox encased in the rear wheel's hub....
Track … Track! … TRACK!

Track … Track! … TRACK!

12 June 2015 - On the next page, we have a rather interesting letter from “Frustrated Newbie” who complains about impatient riders behind her during races. And, indeed, I feel that her comments do warrant men...
We present … Modern Cyclist!

We present … Modern Cyclist!

01 September 2014 - The past two months has been an exciting time for me. From my appointment as editor until now, as you hold this ground-breaking issue of South Africa’s newest cycling magazine, this has been a bit l...