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Behind the scenes at Old Mutual joBerg2c

Behind the scenes at Old Mutual joBerg2c

29 April 2015 - Through a series of informative newsletters leading up to the Old Mutual joBerg2c, the race organisers do their utmost to prepare riders for the nine-day challenge from Johannesburg to Scottburgh. ...
Mankele feels the heat of the MTB Cup Series

Mankele feels the heat of the MTB Cup Series

23 April 2015 - Elite downhill rider Tim Bentley feels composed ahead of the 2015 Stihl MTB Cup Series Downhill race which will take place on Sunday 26 April at Mankele Bike Park in Mpumalanga. “I think...
Louis Meintjes eyes Giro del Trentino

Louis Meintjes eyes Giro del Trentino

22 April 2015 - South Africa’s current cycling “golden boy” has his eye on a GC podium position in this year’s Giro del Trentino, which starts today (Wednesday 22 April). Louis comment...
South African ace gets his aggro on at Amstel Gold

South African ace gets his aggro on at Amstel Gold

21 April 2015 - South African racer Johann van Zyl got himself into a six-man break away during the Amstel Gold Race held on Sunday 19 April. Racing for Africa’s only pro-continental team MTN Qhubeka p/...
Old Mutual Live - MTN Qhubeka team director Douglas Ryder chats running and cycling

Old Mutual Live - MTN Qhubeka team director Douglas Ryder chats running and cycling

21 April 2015 - On this episode of Old Mutual Live, David Katz caught up with MTN Qhubeka team director Douglas Ryder to chat about running the Old Mutual Two Oceans as a cyclist and all things cycling, including ...
The Idea Behind The 'Idea Behind The Gear'

The Idea Behind The 'Idea Behind The Gear'

16 April 2015 - "By having these regular talks, we would like to boost the cycling lifestyle in a relaxed friendly manner so that all cyclists out there become more comfortable with their bikes and ride m...
Are You Riding To Work?

Are You Riding To Work?

16 April 2015 - At the risk of quoting Queen, Wednesday 22 April is the day we all need to “get on our bikes and ride!” It is the Ride2Work Day and, judging by what has been posted on social media...
Submit Your Footage and WIN!

Submit Your Footage and WIN!

16 April 2015 - Together with Red-E, Modern Cyclist will be giving away three Red-E Power Banks plus bike mounts for the best footage from a bicycle (either helmet or handle bar mounted) over the next three months...
The Old Mutual joBerg2c - a truly global affair

The Old Mutual joBerg2c - a truly global affair

09 April 2015 - Over 100 foreign mountain bikers from 20 countries will be among the field of 800 for a nine-day tour across South Africa, the Old Mutual joBerg2c, which starts just outside Johannesburg on April 2...
Festival of MTB

Festival of MTB

07 April 2015 - The opening day of the inaugural three-day Pietermaritzburg Mountain Bike Festival, which was held over the Easter Weekend at Cascades Mountain Bike Park cast a spotlight on the youth, with some ve...
Records might tumble at the SA Track Champs

Records might tumble at the SA Track Champs

07 April 2015 - According to a Cycling South Africa press release, the Hector Norris Park Cycling Track in Turffontein will see the top names in track cycling vying for national champion crowns from 7 to 11 April ...
Volvo Life Paint

Volvo Life Paint

07 April 2015 - The best way to survive a crash, is not to crash. LifePaint is a unique reflective safety spray. Invisible by daylight, it shines brightly in the glare of car headlights. Making the invisible, visible...
Louis Meintjes wins solo and takes overall at Coppi e Bartali

Louis Meintjes wins solo and takes overall at Coppi e Bartali

02 April 2015 - MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung climber and 2014 national road champion Louis Meintjes took his first European win after a brave solo that also earned him the overall victory of the four stage Settimana In...
Awesome Terror!

Awesome Terror!

02 April 2015 - Riding a bike on the road at night is one thing and riding a pretty hardcore trail is another. But riding a trail at night…in a race? That is scary, crazy, sensational, awesome, fantastic ...
Testing bikes at Modders

Testing bikes at Modders

30 March 2015 - Modern Cyclist joined in the fun at the Complete Cyclist demo day at Modderfontein yesterday (Sunday 29 March 2015). We got to ride the Pivot 29 inch dual suspension carbon framed “green ...
All That I Am: A Story of Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury

All That I Am: A Story of Recovery After a Spinal Cord Injury

27 March 2015 - 13 Years after a profoundly life altering accident, Motocross pro-rider Aaron Baker lives a life that few medical professionals would ever have believed possible. Aaron has since finished the Para ...
Did you Freedom Ride?

Did you Freedom Ride?

25 March 2015 - Catch snaps from Sunday's #FreedomRide in Jozi here. (Credit: Hugh Fraser and Lauren van der Vyver
‘Susi’ Gets Win Number Five

‘Susi’ Gets Win Number Five

23 March 2015 - Swiss mountain biking legend Christoph Sauser’s last Absa Cape Epic as a professional rider ended in triumph on Sunday as he inked his name into history by becoming the first person to win it...
Gone In Just 9 Seconds

Gone In Just 9 Seconds

23 March 2015 - The 100 early bird entries for the 2016 Absa Cape Epic sold out in nine seconds on Monday. “A lot of people were ready and counting the seconds until they opened at 3pm,” said race...

Breathtaking Snaps at the ABSA Cape Epic

19 March 2015 - Amazing shots at this year's ABSA Cape Epic Courtesy SPORTSPICZ and ABSA Cape Epic
SA Para-cycling team announced for UCI Para Track World Champs (NED)

SA Para-cycling team announced for UCI Para Track World Champs (NED)

18 March 2015 - Roxy Burns, Dane Wilson, Juan Odendaal and Craig Ridgard have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Track World Championships taking place in Apeldoorn, The Netherlan...
ABSA Cape Epic: Beautiful Shots So Far

ABSA Cape Epic: Beautiful Shots So Far

18 March 2015 - Images from the ABSA Cape Epic that runs from 15 - 22 March 2015. Courtesy: ABSA Cape Epic
Stransky and Schoeman Still Going Strong

Stransky and Schoeman Still Going Strong

18 March 2015 - Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky and eight times national champion Anriette Schoeman, riding for the Liqui-Fruit team, have successfully completed Stage 3 of this year’s Absa Cape Epic....
RE:CM Fight Back at ABSA Cape Epic

RE:CM Fight Back at ABSA Cape Epic

18 March 2015 - After receiving a one hour 13 minute penalty for skipping out a section of yesterday’s stage two of the Absa Cape Epic which pushed them , reigning champions Anika Langvad and Arianne Kleinha...
Modern Cyclist Hits 4000 Mark!

Modern Cyclist Hits 4000 Mark!

13 March 2015 - Modern Cyclist magazine now has more than 4000 subscribers to its free digi mag. This milestone was reached on 12 March 2015, just over six months after the title’s launch issue was publ...
Let's Get Riding! Your Mid-Week Motivation!

Let's Get Riding! Your Mid-Week Motivation!

18 February 2015 - Just get out there. Get on the pedals and see where you're taken.
Ride the Carnival!

Ride the Carnival!

05 February 2015 - Carnival City Macsteel National Classic Cycle Race The 31st edition of the ever-popular Carnival City Macsteel National Classic Cycle Race will be held on 22 February 2015, just two weeks befor...

Mark Cavendish and Mark Renshaw To Race Cape Town Cycle Tour

29 January 2015 - Mark Cavendish and Mark Renshaw To Race Cape Town Cycle Tour This year, Mark Cavendish, one of Etixx - Quick-Step’s biggest riders, and his lead-out man, Mark Renshaw, will participate in the Cyc...
Calvin Beneke signs for Team Raleigh-GAC

Calvin Beneke signs for Team Raleigh-GAC

05 December 2014 - Pole Karol Domagalski, Finnish sprinter Matti Manninen and former South African under-23 road race champion Calvin Beneke will all ride in the iconic red and black jersey next year, with twice Tour of...
Jowetts Cycles Demo Day

Jowetts Cycles Demo Day

25 November 2014 - Love bikes but worried about buying one you haven’t tried out? Ever wondered what it would be like to ride a SCOTT mountain bike? Well, now is your chance to test-ride several of these incred...