Team FedGroup-Itec throws Evans a lifeline

After finding himself without a pro contract for 2013, following the recent, sudden closure of his team due a doping infringement, multiple South African mountain bike-racing champion, Kevin Evans, has been thrown a lifeline by former rival team, FedGroup-Itec. Evans has been signed to the growing professional mountain bike racing team for a period of two years (2013-2014). He joins fellow Elite male riders, Brandon Stewart and Neil MacDonald, Under-23 male,…

November 28, 2012
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South African cycling great Malcolm Lange launches book

Malcolm Lange, one of the most successful sportsmen in South African history, launched his book, Is Winning Everything? Success as defined by cycling legend Malcolm Lange, at a function in Sandton, Johannesburg on Tuesday night. The 39-year-old Lange, who retired from professional road cycling in 2011, collaborated with leading cycling journalist, Sean Badenhorst, to pen the 200-page book, which offers not only a highlights summary of his two-decade long racing…

November 28, 2012
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joBerg2c launches Red Bull Runs

  In a first for international off-road racing on the southern tip of Africa, the 2013 edition of the joBerg2c will see timed enduro sections included in the nine-day mountain bike journey across South Africa. Dubbed “the race within the race”, these single-track sections would be known as the Red Bull Runs and give riders the opportunity to show their skill, said one of the organisers Craig Wapnick. Wapnick said there…

November 19, 2012
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British champion Laws makes perfect new-team debut

After her controversial omission from the Great Britain London Olympic Games team, British road race champion, Sharon Laws, had good reason to smile broadly on Sunday, when she concluded 2012 with a dominant victory at the 94.7 Cycle Challenge in Johannesburg, South Africa. With more than 25 000 entrants, the annual event is the second largest cycle race in the world and sees the streets of Johannesburg, Africa’s busiest city,…

November 19, 2012
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Team Bonitas intent on making amends at 94.7 Cycle Challenge

After the disappointment of missing out on victory in 2011, Team Bonitas is primed for success at the 2012 94.7 Cycle Challenge, which takes place in Johannesburg on Sunday. With numerical superiority in the lead break at the 2011 event, Bonitas made a costly tactical error and lost out on the win and the chance of making it three wins in succession. The intention is obviously to make amends this year…

November 15, 2012
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Woolcock, Macdonald claim early Wines2Whales lead

Team RE:CM’s Waylon Woolcock and Neil MacDonald claimed a narrow victory on Stage 1 of the Contego Wines2Whales mountain bike stage race in South Africa’s Western Cape Province on Friday. The pair clocked a time of 03 hours 35 minutes 51 seconds for the tough 70km stage, which started at Lourensford Wine Estate, Somerset West and ended at Oak Valley, Elgin. Second place went to Charles Keey and Ruan du…

November 9, 2012
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All info & results – 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge

Event info – 94.7 MTB Challenge 2012 will feature two extended routes – 30km and 55km. The 30km route goes through typical Gauteng landscape within the Leeuwkop Prison, with the 55km following the same course with the addition of areas within the Waterfall Country Estate. Date: Sunday, 11 November 2012 Venue: Waterfall Country Estate, Sunninghill Parking: At the Polo Fields opposite the Waterfall Country Estate, and on the corner of the R55…

November 9, 2012
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All info – 94.7 40km Fun Ride & Kiddies Race 2012

Event info: 40km Fun Ride The Momentum 40km fun ride will take place inside and around the Waterfall Country Estate, venue host of the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge. Date: Saturday, 10 November 2012 Venue: Waterfall Country Estate, Sunninghill Time: from 07h00 Parking: At the Polo Fields opposite the Waterfall Country Estate, and on the corner of the R55 and Maxwell Drive Start: From 07h00am at the Waterfall Country Estate Finish:…

November 9, 2012
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All info & results – 94.7 Cycle Challenge 2012

All the info you need for this year’s 94.7 Cycle Challenge taking place on November 18th, can be found right here, including route maps, route profiles, road closure information and cut-off times. Well done to everyone competing! RESULTS – click here. Event info – 94.7 Cycle Challenge (97.4km) Date: Sunday, 18 November 2012 Venue: For the fifth year running, the 94.7 Cycle Challenge is taking place at the Waterfall Country Estate…

November 9, 2012
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Team RE:CM sets sights on Wines2Whales podium

The Western Cape’s most prestigious three-day mountain bike stage race, the Contego Wines2Whales, offers a challenge yet to be tamed by Team RE:CM professionals Waylon Woolcock and Neil MacDonald. But they intend to change that over the next three days after securing a late entry into the event. After having stood on podiums, either in stages or overall at most of the country’s stage races, the 2011 joBerg2c champions are…

November 9, 2012
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