Disc-Chem Living Fit
How quickly does your fitness decline when you’re forced to stop training?
If there’s one thing serious athletes hate most, it’s time away from training. Whether it’s due to work commitments, family responsibilities, a business trip or, worse, a layoff due to injury, every missed training session tends to fill us with fear that we may be losing fitness. But just... Read more
[NOV] Origin Of Trails MTB Experience
Date: 30 November 2019 The 7th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience takes place in Stellenbosch this November. The Origin Of Trails is an individual two-day MTB experience that reminds mountain bikers why they ride. Instead of racing, entrants are encouraged to savour the moment, take in the spectacular... Read more
Too cold to ride? Try spinning… it works!
It’s cold outside, which means riding a bike can be uncomfortable and unpleasant, no matter how much you enjoy the sport. If the idea of pedalling indoors on a stationary bike or set of rollers isn’t that appealing, then perhaps it’s time you tried a spinning class. Real-world simulation... Read more
[OCTOBER] Takealot Satellite Classic
Date 12 October 2019 The Takealot Satellite Classic gets a refresh in 2019 as organisers aim to attract a wide range of riders. The numerous changes to this event include a new race venue at Bekker High School in Magaliesburg, a change in the race distances, and a variation... Read more
[SEPT] Medihelp trapNET
Date: 29 September 2019 The Medihelp TrapNET annual road cycling event takes place at SuperSport Park in Centurion. The 90km route is an official seeding event for the Cape Town Cycle Tour. For more info, visit www.trapnet.co.za or enter at www.asgevents.co.za. Read more
[JULY] Takealot Jock Classic
Date: 13 July 2019 The Takealot Jock Classic is one of South Africa’s oldest road races and offers cyclist numerous race options. Held in Mpumalanga, the race passes through Nelspruit, White River and Sabie, covering 155km over three stages, which all take place on the same day. This year,... Read more
[APRIL] PPA Awareness ride
Date: 27 April 2019 The Pedal Power Association (PPA) is organising a series of safety awareness events in Durban to focus attention on the dangers faced by cyclists who use the roads in the region and is calling on local cyclists to participate. A 25km awareness ride will take... Read more
Smart Cycling Jacket Prompts Riders to Turn, Shows Others When They Do
Finding the way through busy traffic on two wheels can be daunting for cyclists, especially for those who take their eyes off the road to glance at navigation apps. This can also increase risk – both for them and for other road users and pedestrians. A group of cycling-enthusiast... Read more
[APRIL] East Rand Classic
Date: 27 & 28 April 2019 The East Rand Classic, formerly known as the Emperors Palace Classic, offers two race distances – 98km and 48km. Two mountain-biking races, covering distances of 50km and 25km, and a kiddies’ event will also be hosted at the new race venue at an... Read more
Garmin buys Tacx to create seamless riding experience
A Garmin affiliate has acquired Dutch indoor bike trainer designer and manufacturer Tacx, subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. The company also creates tools and accessories, and indoor training software and applications. Tacx is a market leader with more than five decades of experience and is best... Read more