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News Flash - 2017 Women's Invitational Race

News Flash - 2017 Women's Invitational Race

09 March 2017 - Following a request and extensive discussion with the Women’s Commission of Cycling South Africa and representatives of the Cape Town Cycle Tour, it has been agreed that the Cape Town Cycle T...
SA Comedian heads to Wines2Whales

SA Comedian heads to Wines2Whales

01 November 2016 - Celebrating his 34th year in the entertainment industry, South African comedian Barry Hilton will make his debut in the mountain biking arena in November when he performs for over 4000 riders takin...
De Groot and Stenerhag Ready for W2W Title Defense

De Groot and Stenerhag Ready for W2W Title Defense

25 October 2016 - South African National Marathon Champion, Robyn de Groot and Swedish Marathon Champion, Jennie Stenerhag will team up the weekend of 11 – 13 November 2016 to defend their title at the 2016 FN...
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio injured in crash

Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio injured in crash

24 October 2016 - Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio will be out of action for approximately three months following a crash that took place during the Chrono des Nations time trial. and fracturing her iliac bone in the hip. ...
Stefan De Bod Misses a Top Ten Position in Doha, Qatar

Stefan De Bod Misses a Top Ten Position in Doha, Qatar

13 October 2016 - Stefan de Bod missed out on a top ten position at the u-23 men’s time trial at the UCI Road World Championships in Doha Qatar on Monday. He rode to the 11th spot in a time of 1min 22sec ...
South African Roads to be hit by Tour de France Official Event

South African Roads to be hit by Tour de France Official Event

13 October 2016 - Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), the organizer of Le Tour de France, and Buyu Sport & Entertainment, the newly-formed event-ownership division of Octagon South Africa, announce an exclusive str...

Everest, the South Pole and now the Absa Cape Epic!

05 October 2016 - SA explorer Sibusiso Vilane to take on the Untamed African MTB race Sibusiso Vilane has summited Mount Everest twice first in 2003 and again with legendary adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes in 200...
Former Lost City Champion re-signs for Pro Team

Former Lost City Champion re-signs for Pro Team

07 September 2016 - Top women’s professional cycling team, Bestmed-ASG, have re-signed former Lost City champion Chane Jonker to bolster their line-up ahead of the Durban Classic and 94.7 Cycle Challenge. The 23...
600 Entries Made Available for Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017

600 Entries Made Available for Cape Town Cycle Tour 2017

07 September 2016 - Did you miss out on securing your entry into the 40th edition of the Cape Town Cycle Tour? You’re in luck! A limited number of unclaimed entries into the 2017 edition of the event will be mad...
South African Cyclists Chase Gold

South African Cyclists Chase Gold

28 July 2016 - Just under three weeks ago, SASCOC announced the final squad that would represent Team South Africa at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to be held from Friday, 5 August through to Sunday, 21 August 2016....
"I have many years left to win the tour"

"I have many years left to win the tour"

21 July 2016 - Nairo Quintana has relinquished all but the faintest hope of winning the 2016 Tour de France after a bruising 17th stage. Nairo lost contact with the yellow jersey group on the Finhaut-Emosson hill...
Keagan Girdlestone Involved in Major Cycling Accident

Keagan Girdlestone Involved in Major Cycling Accident

09 June 2016 - Earlier this week, South African, New Zealand based Team Dimension Data Continental Team rider Keagan Girdlestone, was in a critical condition in hospital after being involved in a major crash at t...
Absa Pride Riders Continue to Support

Absa Pride Riders Continue to Support

07 June 2016 - This weekend a number of the Absa Pride Riders who participated in the 2016 Absa Cape Epic continued their support and commitment to the Diepsloot Mountain Bike Academy (DMA).   Ray Wi...
Trip Down Memory (Bike) Lane

Trip Down Memory (Bike) Lane

31 March 2016 - Imagine stepping into a treasure cove where everything you see is gold, from floor to ceiling. Well, for a bike enthusiast, stepping into classic bike collector Vic Cockcroft’s home in Plette...

De Villiers Receives Lifetime Ban from Absa Cape Epic

05 February 2016 -   The Absa Cape Epic has issued a press release announcing that they have banned rider Yolande De Villiers for life after the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) alerted the race to an adv...
Big guns aim at Epic

Big guns aim at Epic

08 January 2016 - Eleven of the top 15 finishers in the 2015 UCI Marathon World Championships will be racing the 2016 Absa Cape Epic, and two Italians among them are emerging as dark horses for a top step on the pod...
Wild Card entries no longer needed

Wild Card entries no longer needed

26 November 2015 - South Africa’s first Pro-Continental cycling team has just received confirmation that it will race the 2016 season with a World Tour licence. The International Cycling Union (UCI) confir...
Cycling up for SA sport award

Cycling up for SA sport award

10 November 2015 - Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), the world governing body for sports cycling, has sent a message of congratulations to Cycling South Africa upon hearing the recent news that the National Federa...
SA team for Tour of Rwanda announced

SA team for Tour of Rwanda announced

20 October 2015 - A green-and-gold, proudly South African team will do battle on the roads of Rwanda next month. Set to take place from 15 to 22 November, the Tour of Rwanda has become one of Africa’s mos...
Mark Cavendish signs with Africa's Team

Mark Cavendish signs with Africa's Team

29 September 2015 - Ryder Cycling also announces Mark Renshaw and Bernhard Eisel as new arrivals for the team which will become known as Team Dimension Data from the beginning of next year. Ryder Cycling, the own...
Kyle Dodd will defend SA BMX Crown

Kyle Dodd will defend SA BMX Crown

25 September 2015 - Current national elite men's BMX Champion Kyle Dodd has bounced back from a potentially career ending wrist injury to be on the start line to defend his SA crown at the Alrode BMX Championships...
Africa's team sponsor announced

Africa's team sponsor announced

25 September 2015 - Dimension Data will become the new title partner of Ryder Cycling, which owns and manages Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, Africa’s only UCI Professional Continental Cycling Team. Effective...
Go William GO!

Go William GO!

23 September 2015 - Professional mountain biker William Mokgopo has been nominated for Sport Personality of the Year in the 2015 Gauteng Sport Awards. The awards are part of Gauteng Provincial Government's dr...
Go Bokke GO!

Go Bokke GO!

18 September 2015 - Springbok rugby players have often graced the pages of both Modern Athlete and Modern Cyclist magazines. And because we are definitely and unashamedly South African supporters and we are all rather...
CSA members can now take part in PPA events

CSA members can now take part in PPA events

20 July 2015 - From now on, Cycling South Africa (CSA) members can take part in all Pedal Power Association (PPA) events. This is thanks to an agreement between the PPA, the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust (CTCTT) and...
Five ways to support Africa’s team at the Tour de France

Five ways to support Africa’s team at the Tour de France

03 July 2015 - Tomorrow (Saturday, 4 July), Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung line up to make history as the first African registered professional cycling team to participate in the Tour de France. Nine riders wi...
Excitement builds for downhill cup finale

Excitement builds for downhill cup finale

19 June 2015 - The 2015 Stihl SA MTB Cup Series draws to a close when the final rounds of both XCO and DHI take place in a thrilling finale at Cascades MTB Park, KwaZulu-Natal, on 27-28 June. The mix of superb D...
Time to train

Time to train

18 June 2015 - The most recent “Idea behind the Gear” information sessions at Complete Cyclist Bryanston (17 June) and Bedfordview (10 June) focussed on training with tips on not just how to train, bu...
Junior squad selected for high-performance training

Junior squad selected for high-performance training

13 May 2015 - Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission has selected a junior high-performance squad that will embark on training in preparation for this year’s UCI Juniors Track Cycling World Champion...
Treat your mom at Karkloof

Treat your mom at Karkloof

30 April 2015 - The tireless effort of mothers across the country is appreciated that little bit more on 10 May as Mother’s Day takes centre stage and the Sappi Karkloof MTB Festival will once again look to ...