Archive for July, 2013

Extra Survival Kit to take along on your rides.

What do you do when your bike breaks down kilometers from home? You can stick out your thumb, you can phone a friend, or with a bit of forward planning , you can get yourself home. Here’s how. Like a boy…

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South African Team secures top German Sprinter

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung have secured the services of the top German sprinter Gerald Ciolek to the end of the 2015 season. The Milan San Remo winner will continue racing for the first African-registered Professional Continental team, and team principal , Douglas Ryder…

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Selected riders for 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships.

Cycling South Africa’s Mountain Bike Commission has great pleasure in announcing that the following riders have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, taking place in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa from 26 August to…

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Froome set to win more stages than any other GC winner.

Sky Team and overall leader of the 100th Tour de France yesterday equalled the most number of stage wins for an overall winner since the Spaniard Miguel Indurain achieved this with his 3 time trial stage wins 21 years ago…

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Impeys tweet after the climb up Mont Ventoux

Long day in the saddle today,didn’t need 10 minutes at the bottom to have a chance, I needed a miracle ! Great race by Chris Froome congrats. Share this Page

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Leading money winners on the 2nd rest day.

While Chris Froome’s Sky Team dominate the overall standings and shot finish on top of the money list come the finish in Paris on Sunday the Omega Pharma-QuickStep team continues to lead the money list on the 2nd rest day…

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The Numbers of the Tour de France.

3404 – The total distance to be covered by the riders this year. 189 – The number of riders that started the race this year. 185  – Yellow jersey wearer Daryl Impey’s race number. 100 – The 100th edition of…

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The Lion King roars and there is a Zulu on the stoep at TdF.

With the first week of the 100th Tour de France done and dusted we can look back at the performance of some of the Africans in the race and their achievements. On day 1, on the island of Corsica Orica GreenEdge…

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Zulu Impey battles his way to the Maillot Jaune in 100th Tour de France.

“It’s all a little surreal yet a dream come true”said Daryl Impey who has become the first African and South African to wear the leader’s yellow jersey ( Maillot Jaune)  in the 100th edition of the Tour de France after…

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Will Daryl get his chance to wear the leader’s Yellow jersey as we race to Marseille?

While the yellow jersey sits on the shoulders of Impey’s Orica GreenEdge teammate Simon Gerrans , Impey could still go on to become the first-ever African cyclist to lead and wear the yellow jersey in the world’s biggest cycling race…

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