10 05, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Amy McDougall

By |2019-05-10T16:46:04+02:00May 10th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Following her joBerg2c victory, alongside Mike Posthumus, Seamus Allardice caught up with Amy McDougall, at Bootleggers in Tokai. The dormakaba rider is a two time world single speed champion, the winner of the inaugural Absa African Women's jersey in the Absa Cape Epic last year. 2019 though has been difficult for the former hairdresser, turned [...]

24 04, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Easter Bikepacking Adventure

By |2019-04-24T14:22:04+02:00April 24th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Over the Easter long weekend Seamus Allardice joined former pro cyclist, Jaco Pelser, on a bikepacking adventure through the Western Cape. Their four day trip took in nearly 400km of riding, four iconic towns and over 200km of spectacular gravel roads. The pair were joined for the final day, by fellow cycling adventure seeker, Mynardt [...]

11 04, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 6: Flanders Review & Roubaix Preview

By |2019-04-11T09:53:47+02:00April 11th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

In the middle of the biggest week in the cycling calendar, Seamus Allardice and Oliver Munnik sat down to discuss the 2019 Tour of Flanders and Paris Roubaix for the Diverge Podcast. The pair spoke about what it's like to ride in the cycling crazy Flanders region of Belgium. Reviewed the 2019 Ronde van Vlaanderen [...]

3 04, 2019

Diverge Podcast – #SpurFest

By |2019-04-03T16:18:14+02:00April 3rd, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Oliver Munnik joined Seamus Allardice at Bootleggers in the Cape Town CBD to discuss the inaugural #SpurFest. Organised by Meurant Botha and AmaRider #SpurFest is part of the Spur Schools' Mountain Bike League and is modeled on the Dirtopia Festivals of the early 2000s. To find out more visit www.spurmtbleague.co.za. Take a Listen [...]

16 03, 2019

Diverge Podcast: Live from the Cape Epic 2019 – Amabubesi Breakfast

By |2019-03-16T16:03:55+02:00March 16th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Join Seamus Allardice and Oliver Munnik as they record live from the Amabubesi Breakfast ahead of the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. The Amabubesi finisher’s club is for all riders who have completed three or more races and every year on the day before the race they stage an informal gathering. With lots of famous mountain [...]

7 03, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 4: 2019 Absa Cape Epic Route & Form Guide

By |2019-03-07T00:00:23+02:00March 7th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Tune in to Episode 4 of the Diverge Podcast with host Seamus Allardice as he talks through the Absa Cape Epic route and the form of the UCI men's and women's category riders 10 days out from the 2019 race. Coming hot on the revaluation that Howard Grotts has withdrawn from his title defense bid, [...]

17 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 3: Dave Bellairs

By |2019-02-17T15:02:27+02:00February 17th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

For Episode 3 of the Diverge Podcast Seamus Allardice sat down with the Director of the Cycle Tour Trust, Dave Bellairs. Dave and his team organise the world largest individually timed bicycle race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour which has for years set the benchmark for mass participation cycling events around the world. But organising [...]

11 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 2: Mariske Strauss

By |2019-02-11T22:51:07+02:00February 11th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

In this episode of the Diverge Podcast, host, Seamus Allardice spoke to 15 time South African champion Mariske Strauss. Strauss had returned the previous day from a victorious campaign, alongside her Silverback Fairtree teammate Jennie Stenerhag, at the Tankwa Trek - a UCI S1 stage race in the Koue Bokkeveld region of South Africa. They [...]

5 02, 2019

Diverge Podcast | Episode 1: Oliver Munnik discusses the 2019 Absa Cape Epic Elite Field

By |2019-02-11T23:01:25+02:00February 5th, 2019|Podcast|0 Comments

Join host Seamus Allardice and guest Oliver Munnik - the former full time rider, 9 time Absa Cape Epic finisher, jounalist and Rush Sports Marketing Manager - as they discuss the elite line-ups for the 2019 Absa Cape Epic. The big race kicks off on the 17th of March from the University in Cape Town [...]