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Willie Smit claims Jock Cycle Tour victory!

Willie Smit claims Jock Cycle Tour victory!

23 July 2015 - Team Europecar South Africa cyclist Willie Smit claimed overall victory at the inaugural Bestmed Jock Cycle Tour on 19 July. He claimed victory over his fellow Nelspruiter, mountain biker Nico Bell,...
Monster racing in Magalies

Monster racing in Magalies

14 July 2015 - I’d heard quite a bit about the FNB Magalies Monster, but I went and rode the monster out of the Magaliesberg anyway. This is how my race went. But it’s called a monster. T...
Ace sprinter takes fifth

Ace sprinter takes fifth

08 July 2015 - MTN Qhubeka p/b Samsung sprinter Edvald Boasson Hagen took fifth in an exciting fourth stage of the Tour de France yesterday (7 July). “It was a very good stage today. The team did well to keep m...
Sprint finishes for Oyster Festival

Sprint finishes for Oyster Festival

06 July 2015 - Anriette Schoeman and Nolan Hoffman outsprinted their rivals to claim top honours in the women’s and men’s respective categories at the 2015 Momentum Knysna Oyster Festival Classic on Sunday. A...
Huge cycling weekend

Huge cycling weekend

08 June 2015 - Now we know that the statement is often heard and even more often used, but it really was a huge weekend for South African cycling. So, in no particular order, the following happened. Sou...
Night racing gets hotter

Night racing gets hotter

05 June 2015 - In spite of the cold weather, 150 brave mountain bikers pitched up to the fourth instalment of the Galileo Risk Over the Moon MTB Series at RideFree Bike Park, CPT Modderfontein on Wednesday night ...
Plenty of drama at Absa Cape Epic

Plenty of drama at Absa Cape Epic

16 April 2015 - Like the previous instalments of the Absa Cape Epic, the 2015 race was not short of drama. Rain-soaked stage six, for example, ended in a sprint finish between the Investec-Songo-Specialized p...
Team Kleinhans gets double gold

Team Kleinhans gets double gold

16 April 2015 - Team RECM’s power couple, Erik and Ariane Kleinhans both out-raced stiff competition in their respective fields on 1 March as they claimed top spots at the 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour Mountain ...
SA champs action

SA champs action

31 March 2015 - Some national titles were kept, whereas others swapped hands. But one thing is for sure, the 2015 Pennypinchers South African Road, Time Trial and Para-cycling Championships held in Mbombela, Mpuma...
Buffaloes bash bush biggie

Buffaloes bash bush biggie

23 January 2015 - Thanks to the Tread Buffalo category, it’s not only the waif-like racing snakes that can dominate podiums. Calling themselves the Letsatsi Buffaloes, Conraadt van den Heever and his partner Anton Ne...
Winds and gales at the Wines2Whales

Winds and gales at the Wines2Whales

09 January 2015 - Modern Cyclist editor Raymond Travers decided to break his stage race virginity by tackling one of South Africa’s toughest three-day stage races, the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales. Fortunately there wasn’...