Come join us at the VeloKhaya BMX track this Thursday 16th December for the 2010 Western Cape BMX Championships. All the top Western Cape BMX riders will be there so the racing will be great. Its a public holiday so come out and show your support. Keep reading for details.
One of the biggest contingents of current South African champions is expected to assemble for the country’s second oldest national cycling classic in Port Elizabeth early next year.
The 26th edition of The Herald VW Cycle Tour, which takes place on February 6, received this shot in the arm when Cycling SA (CSA) published the official dates of the national championships (February 2 to 5) on their website earlier this week.
Rochelle Gilmore, born December 14th, 1981 in Sutherland, Australia is a professional road and track cyclist. Currently riding for Team Lotto/Honda, Rochelle turned pro in 2003. Rochelle recently achieved one of her career targets by winning the 2010 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal.
With just over 300 entries left for the Grape Escape, the new 3-day MTB stage race taking place in March 2011, top cyclists David George and Kevin Evans (Team 360life) have already confirmed their participation.
The cancellation of the Giro del Capo has left a gap in the South African cycling calender in the build up to the Cape Argus Pick ‘n Pay Cycle Tour. Race organisers announced yesterday that the The Tour of Boland will replace the cancelled Giro del Capo.
Cycling in the province entered a new era when the Eastern Province and Border federations recently merged to form East Cape Cycling (ECC), with Shane Bradfield as president.
Bradfield, previously vice-president of EP Cycling, was elected as the new governing body’s first president at the inaugural annual general meeting in Port Elizabeth last month.
Daikin-GU ended the cycling season on a high note, following team captain Moolman Welgemoed’s victory at Die Burger Cycle Tour today. Rob Quinn (RSAWEB) came in 2nd with Alastair Davies (Daikin-GU) 3rd.
The first lady to cross the finish line was Swedish cycling sensation Jennie Stenerhag (Alpha Pharm), thereby securing her fourth consecutive win at Die Burger Cycle Tour. Veteran Cathy Carstens (Token) and Maroesjka Matthee (Intellibus) finished in second and third place respectively.
This short film gives a unique behind the scenes peek at a professional mountain biker’s routine as the race approaches.
Not just any professional mountain biker, but the two time World Champion Irina Kalentieva, it is an emotionally charged documentary which catalogs the hours, minutes and seconds in the lead up to the start gun.