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Stuart Fitspatrick collecting bottles, the hard work behind a tour team. (images - Kevin VandenBroek)
Nutirion from Biogen, Bikes: Trek Madone, HED. Wheels




The power of the support team, back of the Renault Scenic, Morne Groenewald, Mechanic, ready for action



Discussion, prior to a stage in the Mzansi Tour


This is my site where you can read about my latest adventures in the world of cycling and biking.
You will find news of my races, with our Team Europcar SA and the young talented riders that I ride with. Also see my other interest - touring. Preferably on my mountain bike through some fantastic mountain scape or African bush, infested with the wild, as only Southern Africa can offer!



Riders sign on for the start of the Mzansi Tour

Please take a look at my galleries of races and tours, many images have been taken by me, but the great ones have been taken by some of my friends, Wayne Hayward, Craig Dutton, or many others that I hope I have credited. Cycling is a splash of colour in a multitude of backgrounds and sharing our experiences with others can only partly be done by good pictures, for the entire taste you have to have been there!


 

 

News


Emperor's Classic
April 14, 2014
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The day after the Msanzi Tour most of the South African riders who competed lined up and started the Emperors Classic in Kempton Park. Fresh from the tour, and on the fast and flat route, James Perry of Team Abantu made a late solo attack to win. Calvin Beneke of Team EuropcarSA won the group sprint for second place from David Maree of Abantu....

Mzansi Tour, powered by Cathesseta
April 14, 2014
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The Mzansi Tour, powered by Cathsseta gave local and international riders a chance to see the beauty of South Africa, and display the depth of cycling that the country has to offer. The tour was won by Jacques Janse Van Rensburg of MTN Qhubeka in a display of power by the South African Pro Continental team. ...

Team EuropcarSA selection for Mzansi Tour
April 4, 2014
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The Mzansi Tour takes place from the 8th -12th April, and is South Africa’s only UCI 2.2 ranked event. Team EuropcarSA is proud to be participating in the 5 stage race, and will field a young team consisting of six riders....

If they say it's Epic.. it's the ABSA Cape Epic
April 3, 2014
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The ABSA Cape Epic has been the pinnacle of mountain bike stage races in SA, and likened to the Tour de France of mountain biking. This is an event where amateur riders and the worlds top professionals get to rub shoulders on the trail. ...

The Cape Argus, Hoffman wins!
March 10, 2014
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The Cape Argus Pick n Pay Momentum Cycle Tour took place in Cape Town on Sunday, and Nolan Hoffman of Team Abantu sprinted to win in an exciting finish. The experienced track rider opened up his explosive sprint to win by a clear margin. Second placed WCCA rider Meron Hagos from Eritrea was well supported by his team in the run up to the end, and HB Kruger of Bonitas rounded off the podium....

The GardenRoute 300 powered by TREK
February 25, 2014
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The GardenRoute 300 powered by TREK is a mountain bike race in the Knysna Forests. An event that we have targeted in our preparation for the upcoming ABSA Cape Epic. ...

Carnival City Macsteel Classic
February 25, 2014
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The Carnival City Macsteel Classic was one of the longer races on the calendar at 160 kilometres but also a fairly flat route with 1000m of climbing on the course. The commencement of the race was fast and aggressive....

HERMAN FOUCHE WINS 26th DIS-CHEM RIDE FOR SIGHT
February 17, 2014
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Herman Fouche the 26 year old Boksburg born Bonitas cyclist won his hometown event on Sunday the 16 February 2014. A jubilant Fouche said “I have been waiting to win this trophy and event for the last 12 years. I can only attribute my win to the fantastic support of my team.” He said “This was an excellent race and very well organised and we would like to thank Dis-Chem, Ekurhuleni and the race organisers for this fine effort.”...

A Big Sky Ride in 'bright blue' Lesotho!
February 14, 2014
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When someone said you were a part of the 2milehighclub, you thought that was a bit strange. When they said you would ride the equivalent of 2 miles in altitude gain in 4 days, it sounded a little tough. If someone said you had actually completed 3 miles of climbing, I hope you would say.. it is all downhill from there!...

South African Road Championships, Durban
February 11, 2014
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The Time freight SA Road Championships took place last week in Durban. The elite and u/23 road race was the highlight of the event, in the finale a two man sprint between Daryl Impey of Orica Green Edge and Louis Meintjes of MTN Qhubeka ensured. Meintjes just edged past Impey as his chain jumped in the final meters ...


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