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He smashed it!

He smashed it!

26 November 2015 - Grant Lottering smashed his goal of conquering 10 mountains in the Alps in less than 24 hours. In fact, he climbed 9864 metres of ascent during his 418 kilometre ride in under 20 hours! We spoke to...
Up into the Alps again

Up into the Alps again

15 June 2015 - With the ultimate aim of raising R1000 per kilometre for the Laureus Youth Empowerment Through Sport Programme, Grant Lottering aims to conquer 414 kilometres of Alpine road this August as part of ...
Where’s the other wheel?

Where’s the other wheel?

21 May 2015 - In a cycling daze, enjoying the sun, serenity and hopefully a tailwind. Then loudly trumpeting within 20 metres from you, you hear, “You’ve lost a wheel.” After hearing ...
Riding In Europe

Riding In Europe

08 May 2015 - For any young South African cyclist, the “Holy Grail” of racing are the grand tours of Europe. But if you not fortunate enough to have a spot in a grand tour team, another avenue is to ...
Feeding Frenzy

Feeding Frenzy

30 March 2015 - With big wins at the 2014 Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge and the 2015 SA National Under 23 Road Race, the MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team has its sights firmly set on further big wins in the local racing sce...
Taking on the Pros

Taking on the Pros

12 March 2015 - It must be quite scary for a professional, elite cyclist to see an amateur right on your wheel, or even in front of you. But this is what the Complete Cyclist team seem to do on a regular basis. We...
Side Effects - Cogs, Drugs and how we roll

Side Effects - Cogs, Drugs and how we roll

09 January 2015 - The Anti Doping portion of the seminar caught my attention. When lawyers invite clients for a seminar with free coffee and pastries involving the anti-doping constabulary, you know things will be inte...
Bike Shop Pooch

Bike Shop Pooch

28 October 2014 - As you enter West Rand Cycles, you’ll probably be greeted by a dog named Fudge. But, as you’ll soon discover, this pedal-crazy pooch isn’t just adorable, he is also the shop&rsquo...
Experience the Mayhem

Experience the Mayhem

01 October 2014 - Without changing gears at all, the single speed sub culture has pedalled its way into the South African cycling scene. Raymond Travers spoke to Grant Usher, who is widely regarded as the South African...