Friday , 6 December 2019

VENTER & JANSE VAN RENSBURG SHIFT FOCUS TO MTB RACING FROM 2020

VENTER & JANSE VAN RENSBURG SHIFT FOCUS TO MTB RACING FROM 2020

Between them, they’ve completed 13 Grand Tours and each won the South African Elite men’s road race title. Now, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter will turn their attentio ...

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DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS RETURN IN FORCE

In 2019, SCOTT-SRAM MTB-Racing's Nino Schurter and Lars Forster stormed to victory in the Absa Cape Epic. This feat was made more remarkable by the fact that they lost 6 minutes a ...

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SPRINT FINISH DECIDES STAGE 2 of FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

SPRINT FINISH DECIDES STAGE 2 of FNB W2W CHARDONNAY

Stage 2 of the FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay saw the general classification leaders of the Elite Women, Candice Lill and Adelheid Morath, outsprint Robyn de Groot and Amy McDougall; ...

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BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

BIKES OF THE 2019 ABSA CAPE EPIC – ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is seen globally as the ultimate test in mountain bike stage racing. A combination of the world’s best racers, the potential for extreme weather conditions, rug ...

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SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

SA STAGE RACES – WHICH OFFER THE BEST VALUE?

There’s been a decline in number of entries at mountain bike events over the past couple of years. It’s partly a sign of a maturing market, partly due to the depressed economy and ...

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ALAN HATHERLY CLAIMS FIRST U23 WORLD CUP WIN IN CANADA

ALAN HATHERLY CLAIMS FIRST U23 WORLD CUP WIN IN CANADA

On Sunday, 12 August in Mont Sainte-Anne, Canada Team Spur's Alan Hatherly controlled an explosive race in the U23 Men's category to win his first-ever UCI XCO World Cup. The resu ...

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EXXARO SPECIAL JERSEY WINNERS BELGIUM BOUND

EXXARO SPECIAL JERSEY WINNERS BELGIUM BOUND

Lucky Mlangeni and Tshepo Tlou punched the air in joy after winning the Exxaro special jersey race at this year’s Absa Cape Epic. This month, as part of their prize, they head to ...

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PODIUM FOR HATHERLY AT NOVE MESTO World Cup

PODIUM FOR HATHERLY AT NOVE MESTO World Cup

Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly was in the thick of the action throughout an enthralling five-lap fight on Saturday at the third round of the UCI U23 World Cup, hosted in Nové Město na ...

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GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

GEAR CHOICE AT THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC: ALL THE STATS

The Absa Cape Epic is an eight-day race that challenges the rider completely – mentally, emotionally and physically. It’s also a test of ‘teammateship’, where empathy and support ...

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ALAN HATHERLY SURVIVES MUDFEST TO SECURE TOP-10

ALAN HATHERLY SURVIVES MUDFEST TO SECURE TOP-10

Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly lined up on Saturday afternoon in his first UCI U23 XCO World Cup of the season in Albstadt. The German course is widely regarded as the toughest race on ...

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