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Origin Of Trails MTB Experience heads to Blaauwklippen Wine Estate
Origin Of Trails MTB Experience entrants can look forward to riding the iconic trails on the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate, with the estate serving as the host venue for the 2019 event, which takes place on 30 November and 1 December. “We are excited to celebrate the Origin Of Trails... Read more
[OCT] Tsogo Sun Amashova Durban Classic
Date: 20 October 2019 The oldest road classic cycle race in South Africa offers riders four options, with 160km, 106km, 65km and 35km distances available. The 2019 event also includes a relay ride for the 160km event. The first rider will start with the rest of the field at... Read more
[OCT] PPA One Tonner
Date: 6 October 2019 One of the Pedal Power Association’s (PPA) flagship events, the One Tonner starts from Laerskool Hugenote in Wellington and offers riders one of three route options: a 170km, a 110km and a 50km road race. The long route goes over the iconic Bainskloof Pass. Late... Read more
Stating the case for short-distance cycling
A ride doesn’t have to hit triple digits to “count”. In fact, several short-distance rides every week are shown to be highly beneficial, not only to your training but to your general health and wellbeing too. It’s no secret that regular (preferably daily) exercise has numerous health benefits. Studies... Read more
[NOV] Discovery 947 Ride Joburg
Date: 17 November 2019 The annual Discovery 947 Ride Joburg is a highlight on the cycling calendar for serious and recreational cyclists alike. Riversands Commercial Park hosts this iconic race, which takes riders on an approximately 94.7km route through the City of Joburg, offering full road closure on some... Read more
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