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Monnas Mountain Bike Team on the Up

Monnas Mountain Bike Team on the Up

11 August 2016 - In 2006 the decision was made to start the Monument High School MTB Team, but with no-one wanting to take responsibility for the Monnas team, it quickly stagnated. Fast-forward to 2014, and Monumen...
Fresh Off The Comeback Trail

Fresh Off The Comeback Trail

04 May 2016 - After being diagnosed with the Coxsackievirus in 2015, Roybn de Groot of Team Ascendis Health and Lange Sports was faced with a tough path ahead, and it was a case of stopping, taking a step back a...
Frankie goes to Europe

Frankie goes to Europe

20 July 2015 - With mentors like mountain bike cross country Olympic gold medallist Sabine Spitz and South African road racing ace Lise Olivier as her team captain, it’s no wonder that 17-year-old Frances &...
Team Abantu star heads for France

Team Abantu star heads for France

09 July 2015 - Team Abantu’s Morné van Niekerk has departed for France where he will join as a guest rider in the 3rd division Team-U-Anjou. The current U23 South African Time Trial Champion has been released fro...
From Cow charity rider to elite

From Cow charity rider to elite

02 June 2015 - After a serious neck injury put paid to a possible career as a motocross rider, 24-year-old Kai Pritzen now aims for his first elite road race win.  I first met Kai in 2013 when we rode t...
Aiming at a grand tour

Aiming at a grand tour

18 May 2015 - You can often see Europecar’s under 23 hot shot, Ryan Gibbons, on the podium after most local races. So Modern Cyclist went to find out what makes this rising star’s cranks turn. I...
Cycling Career On Track

Cycling Career On Track

12 November 2014 - With big wins in Malaysia and Italy and having twice represented South Africa at the Junior World Championships, 18-year-old Joshua Buchel’s professional cycling career is looking good. Moder...