“A most enjoyable ride!”
This is how Burry Stander (Specialized/USN) described his winning performance in the pro-elite race of the African Cross Country MTB Championship at Jonkershoek, near Stellenbosch, on Saturday (12 February).
Crank attended the UCI African Continental Champs in Jonkershoek on Saturday. The riders were met with stifling hot conditions and a super technical 4km course designed by Chris Nixon. There was some great racing to be seen with Yolande Speedy, Burry Stander and James Reid securing African titles.
After the South African Road Championship in Port Elizabeth, Burry Stander (Specialized/Mr Price) will undoubtedly be the firm favourite to win the UCI African Continental Cross Country mountain bike championship in Jonkershoek, just outside of Stellenbosch, on Saturday (12 February).
Team RSAWEB rider, Robert Quinn, secured two gold medals at the SA Road Championships held in Port Elizabeth this past weekend. Competing in the 30 – 34 age category, Rob dominated in both the Time Trial and Road Race.
Team Bonitas’ Tyler Day notched up his first victory in a national classic when he took line honours in the 26th The Herald VW Cycle Tour in Port Elizabeth on Sunday morning.
Day, tipped by team captain Malcolm Lange as a dark horse before the race, outsprinted a breakaway group of 12 riders after 105km on an overcast and blustery day in the Friendly City.
You can’t keep a good rider down.
Daryl Impey (MTN/Qhubeka) proved that when he won the pro-elite individual time trial (40km) at the South African Road Championship in Port Elizabeth in 52 minutes and 01 second.