University of Johannesburg student scales handcycling heights
Four years ago,University of Johannesburg student Palesa Manaleng thought any chance of a career in sport was over when she suffered a cycling accident that left her paralysed from the waist down. Today the University of Johannesburg public relations student is the South African handcycling champion in the H3... Read more
Encounter Series receives a boost from Liberty
The annual Encounter Series, which includes three multi-stage races under the ASG Events banner, will retain its popular status among South African mountain-bikers after Liberty renewed their sponsorship for 2019. The series will begin with the seven-stage TransCape journey from George to Franschhoek in February and continues with the... Read more
Emphasis placed on teamwork at Tour of Good Hope
A new format for the amateur categories will place the emphasis on teamwork when the Takealot Tour of Good Hope takes place in the Western Cape next year. South Africa’s premier road cycle tour, which takes place in the Cape Winelands from March 4 to 8, will see several... Read more
Cycling: Boost for Demacon team from Positive Sports
South African cycling distribution company Positive Sports Solutions and the Demacon Ladies Cycling Team will next year continue their partnership, which proved highly successful in 2018. The Demacon Ladies Cycling Team had a remarkable year in SA road cycling with their team members winning 17 of the 18 races... Read more
Polish pair clinch Sanlam MTB title
The Polish team of Piotr Brzozka and Mariusz Kozak made the most of their trip to South Africa when they finished top of the podium in the Sanlam Investments MTB Invitational in the Western Cape today. The fifth edition of the two-stage mountain-bike race, presented by ASG Events, took... Read more
Kachelhoffer ready to show competitive edge
Former champion Hanco Kachelhoffer knew his competitive edge will kick in when he bid for another title at the Sanlam Investments MTB Invitational in the Western Cape this past weekend. The two-day mountain-bike race took place from the Meerendal Wine Estate in Durbanville, Cape Town, on Saturday and Sunday,... Read more
Maiden Satellite Classic win for Van Heerden
Steven van Heerden won the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling road race for the first time as he outsprinted his rivals in the 110km event near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province today. The 25-year-old BCX rider, from Kempton Park in Johannesburg, held on in the final surge for the... Read more
Cycling: Hoffman has a point to prove in Satellite Classic
Nolan Hoffman says he is always motivated to prove others wrong and that will be his goal when he defends his title in the Bestmed Satellite Classic cycling road race on Saturday. The 110km feature event near Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province will see cyclists from around the... Read more
Bestmed Satellite Classic a perfect launching pad
The Bestmed Satellite Classic, to be held near Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West Province on October 13, will provide cyclists with the perfect launching pad for the upcoming road-racing season. The annual cycling extravaganza comprises a number of options headed by the feature 110km race, which has the... Read more
Joubert defends title in Makro mountain-bike race
Marco Joubert was pleased to be back on the winner’s podium after a long struggle with injury as he successfully defended his title in the Bestmed-Makro mountain-bike race near Port Elizabeth today. The 21-year-old, who grew up in PE but now lives in Stellenbosch, defeated Jason Meaton in a... Read more