MTN has proven itself to be a cycling sponsor that maintains a proactive attitude towards the sport.
They displayed their proactive thinking again when they negotiated with the UCI about the possibility of awarding international ranking points for the first four ultra-races in this year’s MTN National MTB Series.
I was invited to RSAWEB HQ yesterday to take a look at their 2011 team frame from Swift Carbon. The team will be riding the R838 ISP. Keep reading for some details on the frame.
Cherise Taylor, the reigning South African women’s road cycling champion, suffered a broken nose when she misjudged a traffic boom while training on Sunday.
But the 21-year-old Team USN rider says that it looks worse than if feels and is still in full training mode as she prepares to defend her national title in Port Elizabeth early next month.
CSA had released the calender for their official 2011 MTB events including the African Champs in Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch and SA XC champs in District 6, Cape Town. Check out the full calender below.
Lance Armstrong, the seven-time Tour de France winner, will not compete in a New Zealand triathlon next month because of a sore left knee. Armstrong had planned to compete in a sprint triathlon, but in a phone interview he said the knee condition had forced him to stop his training runs.
South Africa’s Robbie Hunter and veteran Australian sprinter Robbie McEwen have signed to race for seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong’s RadioShack team in 2011, it was revealed on Thursday.
Both men were part of the Pegasus Sports project which failed to get a ProTour licence for the new season and they opted to change teams.