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Tri-Ing The Big Apple

Tri-Ing The Big Apple

15 September 2016 - If I wasn’t living in Cape Town, I would be living in New York, that’s for sure! And if you had said to me a year ago that I would be racing the New York City Triathlon, just one year a...
Impossible is Just a Word

Impossible is Just a Word

14 September 2016 - Being disabled is just a label that people give you, but you are more than just a label – and you capable of anything, as long as you apply your mind and go at it with a can-do attitude. That...
For The Love of Tri!

For The Love of Tri!

14 September 2016 - Sylvia van Tromp has always been a sporty person, with swimming her focus, but having also developed a passion for running and cycling, XTERRA off-road triathlons have become her new addiction. Now...
Joburg2Killi for Qhubeka Steam On!

Joburg2Killi for Qhubeka Steam On!

13 September 2016 - A WEEK OF MEETING SOME INCREDIBLE PEOPLE Since our last update we have had an incredibly busy and action-packed few weeks. Our last day in Botswana was spent in Kasane (Chobe) where we ended of...
Off The Mic & On The Bike

Off The Mic & On The Bike

12 September 2016 - Continuing our regular Q&A with cycling personalities, we chat to well known race commentator Alistair ‘Allycat’ Cronk, who is a keen cyclist himself when he is not the voice behind...
My Road to Ironman With Dare to Tri!

My Road to Ironman With Dare to Tri!

10 September 2016 - The Modern Athlete DARE TO TRI Programme has helped many athletes get a start in the diverse world of triathlon, with many going on to complete the Ironman, and this month we hear from one of them,...
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...
Half Price Tuesdays on Huddle Trails!

Half Price Tuesdays on Huddle Trails!

26 August 2016 - The beautiful trails at Huddle Park in Linksfield Road, Edenvale, Johannesburg, are open seven days a week and accommodate runners, walkers and mountain bikers of all abilities! These trails were d...
Climb Hills Like you Mean It!

Climb Hills Like you Mean It!

25 August 2016 - The best thing about cycling is that amateurs often ride the same races at the same time as professionals. But, as Garth Coppin finds out, what’s good for the pros isn’t necessarily goo...
The Importance Of Care

The Importance Of Care

25 August 2016 - People are just not used to checking or fixing things themselves when they go wrong anymore. They will take it in for fixing, call someone or just throw it away. I’m actually rather urke...
Work Shopping Bicycles

Work Shopping Bicycles

25 August 2016 - Johan van Rensburg got back from his ride and he wasn’t happy. His bike just didn’t feel “right”. This upset Johan hugely, because his beloved dual suspension mountain bike ...
Joburg2Kili Bungee Jump with a Twist!

Joburg2Kili Bungee Jump with a Twist!

18 August 2016 - For some people, bungee jumping is something that they either can’t, wont, or will never do. However, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge is a must on their bucket list? Yesterday tw...
IRONMAN to Acquire World-Renowned Cape Epic MTB Stage Race

IRONMAN to Acquire World-Renowned Cape Epic MTB Stage Race

18 August 2016 - The Absa Cape Epic is the world’s premier mountain bike stage race. The route changes every year, taking professional mountain bikers and aspiring amateurs from around the world through about...
Joburg2Kili Enters Zambia!

Joburg2Kili Enters Zambia!

17 August 2016 - After two and half weeks of riding and close to 1400 km, the Joburg2Kili team have made it to Livingstone in Zambia. The team are cycling on single-speed Qhubeka Buffalo bicycles from Johannesburg ...
Joburg2Kili Team March On!

Joburg2Kili Team March On!

12 August 2016 - Over a week ago, the Joburg2Kili powered by Tarsus cyclists left Johannesburg from Jeep in Bryanston. Warrick and Camilla Kernes, Gareth Pickering and Derrick Fourie have cycled over 800km to Franc...
Swapping Boots for Cleats

Swapping Boots for Cleats

11 August 2016 - Continuing our regular Q&A with cycling personalities, we chat to SA Rugby Legend Victor Matfield. Known for his achievements on the rugby field, but recently retired from the game, he is now a...
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...
Going for Gold

Going for Gold

11 August 2016 - Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio didn’t grow up dreaming of success in a professional cycling career. In fact, she only took up competitive riding in her second-last year at varsity, yet she is now ran...
Messy Business, Part Deux!

Messy Business, Part Deux!

28 July 2016 - Following on from the previous issue, where The Gentleman Racer discussed what to do when your tyres decide to leave you in the lurch… in the middle of nowhere… this month we delve in...
The Cannibal

The Cannibal

28 July 2016 - Considered the greatest cyclist of all time, Eddy Merckx changed the face of cycling in the 1970s, dominating the sport for a decade and winning hundreds of major events, including the Tour de Fran...
Winter Alternatives

Winter Alternatives

28 July 2016 - Winter is not for sissies. They’re dark and cold, and can be downright miserable, which means trainging takes a back seat as we avoid the cold at all costs. This means starting from scratch i...
Spring Cleaning Weight Loss

Spring Cleaning Weight Loss

28 July 2016 - Now that winter is slowly coming to an end and summer is approaching, it’s not just our clothing layers we need to shed. As the days get warmer, we also need to shed our excess winter weight....
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....
FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race Prize Purse Announced

FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race Prize Purse Announced

27 July 2016 - The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased to an impressive R407 500.00. ...
African Wild Dog Wins Big at the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge

African Wild Dog Wins Big at the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge

26 July 2016 - After a 55km battle for the title of the 2016 Old Mutual iMfolozi MTB Challenge, Klaas Meintjies and Neville Schuit chose to cross the line together as joint winners.Ideal weather conditions presen...
Cycling Domestique Eventually has her Day

Cycling Domestique Eventually has her Day

22 July 2016 - The final stage of the Internationale Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen turned out to be another good day for the team as Nicole Hanselmann finished third. The 25-year-old is the longest serving ...
"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...
Cascades MTB Park to Host SA National MTB Championships

Cascades MTB Park to Host SA National MTB Championships

15 July 2016 - The 2016 South African MTB Cross Country (XCO) and Downhill (DHI) National Championships are to be held at the Cascades MTB Parkat Cascades Lifestyle Centrein Pietermaritzburg this Saturday, 16 and...
Keagan on The Mend

Keagan on The Mend

15 July 2016 - Earlier this year, 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...