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8 02, 2020

Cannondale and dormakaba Come Good on the Tankwa Trek Queen Stage

By |2020-02-08T16:11:54+02:00February 8th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Cannondale and dormakaba Come Good on the Tankwa Trek Queen Stage

Stage 3 of the 2020 Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, saw the race’s sixth new pairs of stage winners crowned. The Queen Stage, which took in the iconic Merino Monster climb on Saturday, could prove decisive in the final general classification reckoning. Cannondale Factory Racing and dormakaba blue raced to the King [...]

7 02, 2020

Tankwa Trek Leads Change Hands on Dramatic Second Stage

By |2020-02-07T15:51:32+02:00February 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Tankwa Trek Leads Change Hands on Dramatic Second Stage

Stage 2 of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen saw the UCI men’s and women’s lead change hands. CST PostNL Bafang and Faces CST started the day in the yellow and pink First Ascent leaders’ jerseys on Friday morning. Four hours later the Bulls Heroes and Fairtree were in possession of the [...]

7 02, 2020

CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

By |2020-02-07T15:42:03+02:00February 7th, 2020|News|Comments Off on CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

The CST PostNL Bafang team, of Sebastian Fini and David Nordemann, and the Faces CST squad of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill stormed to victory on the opening stage of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 24-kilometre-long Stage 1 took place on Thursday, 6 February 2020, and started at 15:00 in [...]

6 02, 2020

Imbuko Giant Eager to Kick-Off the South African Stage Racing Season

By |2020-02-06T12:12:13+02:00February 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Imbuko Giant Eager to Kick-Off the South African Stage Racing Season

For the Imbuko Giant Pro Cycling team the South African mountain biking season has already begun. The squad’s first outing was the Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, in January. While the line-up of riders and sponsors remains unchanged the team will be sporting a fresh new look, which they debut at the [...]

3 02, 2020

Willeit & Giliomee to Race the Cape Epic for Saint Restaurant

By |2020-02-03T14:59:15+02:00February 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Willeit & Giliomee to Race the Cape Epic for Saint Restaurant

Chef David Higgs is bringing his love of food and cycling even closer by partnering with a top female team for this year’s Absa Cape Epic. Together with his business partner Gary Kyriacou, their “Pazzo Italian” restaurant in Sandton has announced it will support top female cyclists, Nicky Giliomee and Cherise Willeit, for their 2020 [...]

31 01, 2020

Elite Women Face Off at Tankwa Trek

By |2020-01-31T12:59:44+02:00January 31st, 2020|News|Comments Off on Elite Women Face Off at Tankwa Trek

The 2020 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen represents the first opportunity for mountain biking fans to see the South African power-team of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill in action. Taking place in the Koue Bokkeveld region, of the Western Cape, the four-day stage race is scheduled from the 6th to the 9th of [...]

30 01, 2020

Cannondale Lead the Charge Towards Tankwa Title

By |2020-01-31T13:03:47+02:00January 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Cannondale Lead the Charge Towards Tankwa Title

The defending champions, of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen, Cannondale Factory Racing team will return to the Koue Bokkeveld in 2020.  Manuel Fumic and Henrique Avancini line-up, at Kaleo Guest Farm on the 6th of February as the five-star favourites. With Team BULLS, BH – Wallonie, CST PostNL Bafang, Devonbosch Stellenbosch and [...]

15 01, 2020

Team First Move Unveiled as Venter and Janse Van Rensburg Move Back to the Mountain

By |2020-01-15T12:27:00+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Team First Move Unveiled as Venter and Janse Van Rensburg Move Back to the Mountain

Following formidable international careers racing at the highest level with Team Dimension Data for the past eight seasons, Jacques Janse van Rensburg and Jaco Venter have returned to South Africa but with no intention of taking the pressure off the pedals. Instead, they have their sights set firmly on a new challenge - conquering the [...]

15 01, 2020

Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

By |2020-01-15T11:42:57+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Preparing Your Body for the Absa Cape Epic

Aches and pains are part of sport. In a discipline like cycling where one basic motion is performed for hours on end, while seated in a less than natural position, repetitive strain injuries are common. Especially if your bike fit is not dialled in to perfection. Aside from visiting your local bike fit studio, before [...]

15 01, 2020

Defending Champions Return to Knysna Bull

By |2020-01-15T09:07:35+02:00January 15th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Defending Champions Return to Knysna Bull

The 2020 Knysna Bull, made personal by Constantia, is set to take place from the 19th to the 22nd of February, in the spectacular Garden Route forests. It will once again boast a massive, winner-takes-all, prize of R100 000 for the elite men’s and elite women’s winner. Unsurprisingly, the defending champions Matt Beers and Samantha Sanders [...]