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Old Mutual JoBerg2C Day 8 Highlights

Old Mutual JoBerg2C Day 8 Highlights

30 April 2016 - Day 8 of the 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c saw the riders negotiate the awe inspiring Umkomaas valley from Ixopo to Jolivet. Highlights include Murray's Meander, Charlie's Catwalk and Nick's pass. They fac...
 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 7 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 7 Highlights

29 April 2016 - Day 7 of the 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c took riders from the foothills of Sani Pass over the famous PG Bison floating bridge to MacKenzie Club in Ixopo in the Umkomaas valley. Through incredible farmlan...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 6 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 6 Highlights

28 April 2016 - A brand new day 6 on in the 2016 joBerg2c took the riders from the misty midlands at Clifton Prep Nottingham road to Glencairn farm in the Underberg. Highlights include the brand new Harrison's pass c...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c - Day 5 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c - Day 5 Highlights

27 April 2016 - Today was day 5 of the 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c and the riders enjoyed a 20km neutral zone from Emseni to Winterton where the racing began at the Winterton Country Club. The total distance was 122km w...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 4 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 4 Highlights

26 April 2016 - From Sterkfontein Dam in the Vrystaat riders dropped down into KZN via the Voortrekker Route, plunging down a spectacular descent into the KZN bushveld to finish at the idyllic Emseni Race village. Ge...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c  Day 3 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 3 Highlights

25 April 2016 - Description: Today was day 3 of the 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c. It was the last day the riders would spend in the Free State as they travelled from Reitz to the spectacular Sterkfontein Dam near Harrism...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c - Day 2 Highlights

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c - Day 2 Highlights

24 April 2016 - Day 2 of the 2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c took riders from Frankfort to Reitz in tough windy conditions. Highlights were Boerbull descent, the local boerie at WP 1 and the lamb on the spit at the Reitz sh...
Kleinhans, Stenerhag Claim Gold at Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

Kleinhans, Stenerhag Claim Gold at Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

24 April 2016 - Erik Kleinhans, of Topeak Ergon, and Jennie Stenerhag, of Team Ascendis Health, took top honours claiming top spot of the podium in the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge in the men’s and women&rs...
2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c  Day 1 Highlights!

2016 Old Mutual JoBerg2c Day 1 Highlights!

23 April 2016 - Today was day one of the Old Mutual JoBerg2c. The riders started their journey from Karan beef in Heidelberg. The then headed out of Gauteng and into the mieliefields in the Free State. Perfect condit...
Exciting Sprint Finish on Stage One of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

Exciting Sprint Finish on Stage One of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge

23 April 2016 - Erik Kleinhans, of Topeak Ergon and Adriaan Louw, gave an exciting end to the 50km Stage One, of the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge in Kleinmond, when they sprinted to the line! In the exciting...
Behind the Scenes at the Absa Cape Epic

Behind the Scenes at the Absa Cape Epic

17 March 2016 - Our behind the scenes correspondent Brett Haggard, gave Modern Cyclist a behind the scenes glimpse into this year's ABSA Epic Cape Epic, a must-read for any for cycling enthusiast ...
Adventure Awaits at Cycle Tour

Adventure Awaits at Cycle Tour

03 March 2016 - This year’s 39th Cape Town Cycle Tour in the first week of March carries the slogan, “The year of change,” a year to shake things up, and Modern Cyclist looked into what you can e...
2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

29 February 2016 - The 2016 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge saw over 2000 riders take part, testing their skills on the amazing Greater Simonsberg Conservancy. From sheltered forest sections to open vineyards on a...
L'Eroica Hits South Africa Shores

L'Eroica Hits South Africa Shores

19 February 2016 - The hugely popular international L’Eroica cycling series is coming to South Africa! This Italian born vintage cycling event celebrates the beauty of cycling on vintage bikes, in vintage kit. ...
Sting removed from Garden Route 300

Sting removed from Garden Route 300

04 January 2016 - The traditionally tough Garden Route 300 will be significantly easier on the legs in 2016, as race director Pax Mostert has taken the decision to shorten the daily distances and cut down on the met...
Intervarsity MTB series next year

Intervarsity MTB series next year

04 December 2015 - Mountain bike enthusiasts can look forward to a new and unique mountain bike race series in 2016. The Varsity MTB Challenge is the first and only official inter-varsity mountain bike comp...
Mountain biker will ride road tour

Mountain biker will ride road tour

03 December 2015 - Three-time marathon mountain biking world champion Christoph Sauser will return to South Africa to ride the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope from 29 February. Swiss-born Sauser has been a long-time s...
Boxing Day at the races

Boxing Day at the races

01 December 2015 - Known as one of the most celebrated cycling galas in the Western Cape and South Africa, the annual Paarl Boxing Day track cycling event attracts between 3  000 and 5 000 spectators every year ...
The DC story

The DC story

27 November 2015 - The Coronation Double Century has been called South African cycling’s biggest teamwork event. Here’s why … Anyone who’s ever been awarded the coveted Charles Milner ...
Less than a week to go

Less than a week to go

25 November 2015 - In six days time, a whole bunch of cyclists will be taking on The Munga. Thats right folks, you heard right…next week Wednesday 2 December at 12:00 the inaugural Munga Mountain Bike race starts a...
Top riders will race Origin of Trails

Top riders will race Origin of Trails

24 November 2015 - The third annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails returns to Stellenbosch this coming Friday, 27 and Saturday, 28 November 2015. A two-day stage mountain bike (MTB) event, entrants will be grant...
Get your nationals entry in!

Get your nationals entry in!

23 November 2015 - Entries are open for the 2016 SA National Road, Time Trial and Para-cycling Championships, which will take place in KwaZulu-Natal, from 10-14 February. This prestigious event on the national c...
Injury stops champ ahead of final

Injury stops champ ahead of final

20 November 2015 - The race for the inaugural Bestmed National Cycling Series mountain biking title has been blown wide open ahead of the final event, the Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic, at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate this c...
Isuzu Academy riders target Origin of Trails

Isuzu Academy riders target Origin of Trails

18 November 2015 - Four riders from the Isuzu MTB Academy, together with their coach, Jo Dobinson will be seen at the start of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two-day mountain bike (MTB) stage event in Stellenbosc...
Track racing at Hector Norris

Track racing at Hector Norris

17 November 2015 - The Cycling SA Track Interprovincial and Grand Prix Series culminates with the third and final event at the Hector Norris Park cycle track in Turffontein, Gauteng, on 21 and 22 November and is set ...
Important dates in 2016

Important dates in 2016

11 November 2015 - Cycling South Africa confirms the calendar dates and provinces that will be hosting the South African National Championship events for 2016. In addition, the National Federation will also be hostin...
Five out of six for young star

Five out of six for young star

06 November 2015 - Team Bestmed-ASG’s Ashleigh Parsons won five of her six events to claim the under-16 title at the South African Omnium Track Championships at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town on Thursday ...
Exciting racing at Wines2Whales

Exciting racing at Wines2Whales

02 November 2015 - Following in the tyre tracks of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure, 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) gathered at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Monday, 2 November...
Scribes take on the W2W

Scribes take on the W2W

30 October 2015 - Plenty of journalists have ridden the FNB Wines2Whales MTB stage race. And a few of them have even reported on this iconic race which winds its way through some of the Western Cape’s mos...
Three events in one ride

Three events in one ride

29 October 2015 - Rally sensation Ashley Haigh-Smith’s newest challenge will kick off at the end of this week when he takes on all three FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.  ...