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Old Mutual joberg2c Day 9 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 9 Report

30 April 2017 - The last day of the Old Mutual joberg2c dawned with a neutral stage, known as the 'Champagne Stage' riders were treated to a day of celebrations in honour of their victory of completing the nine day ...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 8 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 8 Report

29 April 2017 - Stage eight of the Old Mutual joberg2c, the 96km journey from the MacKenzie Club to Joliviet Farm, was a day many had been waiting for, it was the day riders finally got to do the hallowed Umkomaas Va...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 7 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 7 Report

28 April 2017 - The seventh day of the Old Mutual joberg2c saw riders take on a short and punchy 82km ride from Glencairn Farm in Himeville to Mackenzie Club near Ixopo, The race snakes could race but for the majorit...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 6 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 6 Report

27 April 2017 - Day 6 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c was a 98km ride from Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road to Glencairn Farm near Himeville. The day featured two big climbs, Gumtree (because it’s said that...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 5 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 5 Report

26 April 2017 - Day five of the Old Mutual joberg2c was a day not to be under-estimated, the 120km journey from Em’seni in Winterton to Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road would be a hard day for many in ...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 4 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 4 Report

25 April 2017 - The fourth day of the Old Mutual joberg2c made the hard slog of the first three worth it as riders crossed over the border of the Free State into the riding heaven that KwaZulu Natal offers.The 93km j...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 3 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 3 Report

24 April 2017 - The third day of the Old Mutual joberg2c saw riders tackle the longest day of the 900km journey to the the sea, a 125km stage from Reitz to Sterkfontein Dam. What was a tough day turned into an even t...
Old Mutual joberg2c Day 2 Report

Old Mutual joberg2c Day 2 Report

23 April 2017 - The second day of the Old Mutual joberg2c another flat day saw riders making their way out of Frankfort riding 93km to Reitz, a town in the Eastern Free State. It should have been a relatively easy da...
Old Mutual Joberg2c Day 1 Report

Old Mutual Joberg2c Day 1 Report

22 April 2017 - The 900km journey kicks off with a 116km neutral ride from Karen Beef in Heidelberg to Frankfort School in the Freestate. In a field of 800 riders our two intrepid riders took on the course and this i...
Fairy-tale finish for the Munga

Fairy-tale finish for the Munga

08 December 2015 - It’s done. What a ride! It is not just the culmination of five frenetic days of racing, but of years of planning and dreaming. “Often we attribute the genesis of an idea to a ...
The Hoff' wins Stellies Tour

The Hoff' wins Stellies Tour

30 November 2015 - Nolan Hoffman from Team Alfa Body Works clinched the 9th Stellenbosch Cycle Tour title in idyllic cycling racing conditions for the front runners, finishing the slightly longer 101km route in 02:20...
Bulls charged to victory!

Bulls charged to victory!

30 November 2015 - Stage Two of the Pennypinchers Origin of Trails two-day mountain bike stage event closed off on a high note at the picturesque Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday, 28 November 2015. Team Bul...
Origins of Trail kicked off

Origins of Trail kicked off

27 November 2015 - Stage one of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails kicked off in Stellenbosch today (Friday, 27 November 2015). Each year leading mountain bikers welcome the opportunity to relax and enjoy the trails ...
Putting Spring back into pedalling legs

Putting Spring back into pedalling legs

25 November 2015 - Last year’s Eqstra Spring Classic looked so awesome that Raymond Travers simply had to try it out. This was his experience. My race prep was pretty good, or so I thought. My bike wa...
Climbing for the win

Climbing for the win

23 November 2015 - Warm, windless conditions brought the inaugural Bestmed National Mountain Bike Series to a perfect close when hundreds of riders descended on Rhebokskloof Wine Estate for the Bestmed Paarl MTB Clas...
Muddy racing in Ballito

Muddy racing in Ballito

20 November 2015 - Days of much-needed rain on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast left the trails around Sugar Rush Adventure Centre awash with mud for the Bestmed Ballito Expedition, presented by ASG, last Saturday. ...
Swellendam100 attracts the fairer MTBers

Swellendam100 attracts the fairer MTBers

18 November 2015 - The first edition of the Swellendam100 MTB adventure, which took place from 7 to 8 November 2015, saw 40% of the field made up by female participants. “One of the main highlights of this...
Omnium Champs produce exciting results

Omnium Champs produce exciting results

17 November 2015 - The South African National Omnium Track Championships saw some of South Africa’s finest track athletes contesting for the national title at the Bellville Velodrome in the Western Cape from 4-...
Western Cape takes President's Cup 2nd round

Western Cape takes President's Cup 2nd round

12 November 2015 - The Western Cape saw an influx of track action over the weekend, as the second round of the Interprovincial and Grand Prix Series took place at the Belville Velodrome, shortly after the South Afric...
Last night race photos

Last night race photos

12 November 2015 - The last of the Galileo Risk Over the Moon MTB races took place at RideFree Bike Park, Central Park Trails Modderfontein last night. Modern Cyclist was there with a camera ... check it out.
Run cycle RUN!

Run cycle RUN!

29 October 2015 - More than 2000 athletes took to the streets at the inaugural Discovery Duathlon, held in Sandton over the weekend of 24 and 25 October. In spite of the scorching Johannesburg weather, fitness ...
SA claims rainbow jersey

SA claims rainbow jersey

28 October 2015 - South Africa secured another world champion’s rainbow jersey earlier this month with Ilna Lemmer winning gold at the 2015 UCI Masters Track Cycling World Championships at Manchester Velodrome...
Riding for CANSA

Riding for CANSA

22 October 2015 - The motivation of riding for the Cancer Association of South Africa must have spurred Pieter Seyffert and Riana Robertson a bit more than the rest of the field as these two mountain bikers won thei...
Cousins conquer inaugural Seabreeze

Cousins conquer inaugural Seabreeze

21 October 2015 - KwaZulu-Natal South Coast cousins, Darryn Purtell and Hayley Smith, put together two days of flawless riding to win the inaugural Seabreeze Build It Bitter-Sweet MTB Challenge on Sunday 18 October ...
MTN Qhubeka claim top six positions

MTN Qhubeka claim top six positions

20 October 2015 - Africa Games gold medallist Meron Teshome said farewell to the MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team in fine style when he raced to victory in the Bestmed Satellite Classic, presented by ASG, near Hartbeespoort ...
Dreyer wraps up Quattro ROAG Series

Dreyer wraps up Quattro ROAG Series

07 October 2015 - This past weekend’s final leg of the 2015 Quattro ROAG Series reaffirmed Jeannie Dreyer's dominance over the ladies series as she powered her way to a flawless sixth win of the series to ...
Pace gets hotter

Pace gets hotter

10 September 2015 - The race pace of the sixth GalileoRisk Over the Moon MTB Night Series was definitely quicker than previous races. And a quick glance at the results show that 23 riders, including the first wom...
Racing for colours

Racing for colours

31 August 2015 - James Reid and Cherie Vale are now South Africa’s elite national champions after they won their respective categories at the recent 2015 Mountain Bike Cross Country National Championships. He...
Three "must get" bandages

Three "must get" bandages

07 August 2015 - They came. They rode. And they pretty much conked out. But, instead of hiding away in a warm bed, they braved the cold and took part in the fifth race of the GalileoRisk Over the Moon MTB Series of n...
Ex-Bok reigns supreme in Jock Classique

Ex-Bok reigns supreme in Jock Classique

23 July 2015 - Former Springbok cyclist Mark Spencer claimed victory in South Africa’s oldest one-day stage race, the 150 kilometre Bestmed Jock Classique, in Nelspruit on Saturday 18 July. Mark, who is the curren...