Archive for August, 2013

South Africa tops the medal standings at the UCI Masters MTB Champs.

Summary of medals (by country) Country Gold Silver Bronze Total South Africa 10 8 10 28 France 4 3 1 8 Sweden 1 1 1 3 Italy 2 0 0 2 Canada 1 0 0 1 Norway 1 0 0…

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Another South African gets his chance on the World stage.

Reinardt Janse van Rensburg becomes the eigth South African to start one of cycling’s Grand Tour’s after being selected to start the Vuelta a España for his Argos-Shimano team from the end of August. The team have left their 2 top sprinters…

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Whorld Championships – Pietermaritzburg 2013

The sleepy hollow of Pietermaritzburg plays host to the world between the 26th August and the 1st September when the who’s who of mountain biking arrive to compete in the World Championships.Medals will be fought for in 5 differant disciplines…

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Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung does it on the big stage again .

Sergio Pardilla rode on his own to take the fourth stage of the Volta a Portugal, taking the overall race lead as well as ensuring that his MTN -Qhubeka p/b Samsung team claim their third race leader’s jersey in their…

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Emergancy tips out on the trails.

Loose jockey wheels. Jockey wheels  have an annoying habit of coming loose, usually because they weren’t tightened correctly after cleaning. That piece of copper wire or the 5mm bolt you’ve got can now do its thing. Just loop the cable…

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