Tour of Good Hope sees multi-million rand eyewear sponsorship

September 21, 2015

Leading global sports brand Rudy Project celebrated its 30th birthday this month with the announcement of a R3.5-million investment in the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope. The product sponsorship, which is the largest endorsement of its kind in the history of African road racing, will see every finisher in the five-day tour rewarded with a pair of the latest Rudy Project Tralyx eyewear. The Tralyx debuted at this year’s Tour…

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Grindrod to present 10th Berg and Bush

September 16, 2015

Grindrod Bank has come on board as the presenting sponsor of the Berg and Bush mountain bike race, which celebrates 10 trailblazing years in the Central Drakensberg in October. Grindrod public relations and marketing coordinator Sarah Freestone said the national financial institution had a long history of sponsoring outdoor events such as the Umngazi Pondo Pedal and Zululand Rhino Adventure Ride. “But nothing on the same size and scale as…

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Uys aces Silverstar mountain bike race

September 16, 2015

South African sub-veteran marathon champion Henry Uys mastered the wet and slippery riding conditions atop the Krugersdorp Ridge to claim the victory in the Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge, presented by ASG, on Saturday. Uys, who rides in the colours of Complete Cyclist, kept his nerve on the three-kilometre finishing descent to take the 40km win in a time of 1:46:41. Josef Bester followed him into the undercover finish at the…

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Berg and Bush riders to battle for R100K on Spioenkop

September 3, 2015

Riders in the Berg and Bush mountain bike stage race will have added incentive to outgun their rivals, as they battle for their share of a new R100 000 prize purse for the race up Spioenkop in November. The 1.5km charge up to the iconic Anglo-Boer War site in the Central Drakensberg is an optional extra “race within a race” and was first introduced during the two-day event last year….

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