Friday , 20 September 2019

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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FROM ICU TO PODIUM: STRANSKY’S GREAT CAPE EPIC RECOVERY

FROM ICU TO PODIUM: STRANSKY’S GREAT CAPE EPIC RECOVERY

One year ago, Joel Stransky, relieved that his sunglasses had probably saved his right eye and eye socket from any real damage other than bad lacerations, was beginning his recove ...

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ENTRIES SELL OUT INSTANTANEOUSLY

ENTRIES SELL OUT INSTANTANEOUSLY

Quick fingers won the day as 100 Early Bird entries for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic sold out instantly on Monday, 26 March – a day after the highly successful 15th edition. Of the tho ...

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POWERHOUSE PAIRINGS TAKE THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLES

POWERHOUSE PAIRINGS TAKE THE 2018 ABSA CAPE EPIC TITLES

It was a case of something old and something new on the top step of the 2018 Absa Cape Epic Men’s and Women’s category podiums when experienced campaigners triumphed with new part ...

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INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TIGHTEN THEIR GRIP

INVESTEC SONGO SPECIALIZED TIGHTEN THEIR GRIP

Yellow and Orange are increasingly beginning to look like gold as the men’s and women’s leader jersey wearers consolidated their leads in Friday’s Absa Cape Epic Stage 5 time-tria ...

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