Cycle tour leaves positive trails in Addo

  Mountain bikers can look forward to riding eco-friendly, hand-cut trails in one of the world’s most biologically diverse areas when they sign up for The Herald VW Cycle Tour in Addo on the 1st of February. The mountain biking segment of the cycle tour not only exposes riders to some of the area’s natural wonders but also provides pathways to development by creating trail-building jobs for local labourers. According…

November 27, 2013

Sauser confirms title defence at Attawkwas Extreme

  Reigning mountain bike marathon world champion, Christoph Sauser, has confirmed he will defend his title at the 2014 Fairview Attakwas Extreme on 18 January 2014, widely considered to be South Africa’s toughest one-day mountain bike race. For the first time the popular 121 kilometre marathon will have a sponsor, with Fairview Wine & Cheese investing in the event that has become one of South Africa’s most prestigious one-day races….

November 22, 2013

Cycle tour offers ‘smooth ride’ for visitors

With event sponsors creating hassle-free ways of dealing with logistics for the 29th edition of The Herald VW Cycle tour, out-of-town riders will have nothing to worry about other than making it to the finish line. Booking accommodation and car hire for the weekend of the event is now just a few clicks away and will not only save visitors time and effort, but also money. According to road race…

November 21, 2013

Ashleigh gives 94.7 the sweetest swan song

  It was fitting that Ashleigh Moolman Pasio won the 94.7 Cycle Challenge on Sunday. It marked the final race for the Momentum Toyota team which she raced on for all five years of its existence. Her win also confirmed that the team objective had been met – to develop world-class female South African road riders. Moolman Pasio went from promising upstart when the team formed in 2009 to the…

November 18, 2013

Riders aim for cycle challenge hat-trick

    Defending champion, Sharon Laws and 2011 winner and Ashleigh Moolman Pasio will spearhead the six-rider outfit’s quest for a third successive victory at South Africa’s traditional season-closing road race – 94.7 Cycle Challenge. This will be Laws’ first road race back on South African soil following her near career-ending crash at the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour in Cape Town in March. The 2012 British road…

November 15, 2013