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Belgian mountain biker Frans Claes will renew an association with road racing when he competes in the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in and around Paarl in the Western Cape of South Africa from March 5 to 9.

Belgian star relishes Tour of Good Hope test

International mountain bike star Frans Claes is relishing the prospect of testing himself in South Africa's premier road race, the Bestmed Tour of Good...
Demacon Women's Team rider Kim le Court will be seeking a hat-trick of titles when the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race takes place at Muldersdrift in Gauteng on February 24.

Champ prepares for tough Berge en Dale test

Defending champion Kim le Court is preparing for a serious challenge as she lines up a hat-trick of victories in the Bestmed Berge en...
Eric Lüthi of the HEAD Pro team is taking advantage of the South African summer with a training camp in Stellenbosch. Several members of the HEAD Pro and Ciclo teams from Europe are training in the Western Cape.

SA ideal training ground for European MTB team

HEAD Bikes, who entered the South African market late last year, are further strengthening their ties with the country by using Stellenbosch as a...
The ASG-Ellsworth team of HB Kruger (left) and Stuart Marais celebrate with Eldorette Carinus of La Couronne Wine Estate after winning the UCI Elite men's category in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter today. The 73km seventh and final stage of the 614km race started in Houwhoek and finished at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek.

SA pair seal TransCape title with sixth stage win

After a dominant week, South Africans HB Kruger and Stuart Marais were crowned overall winners of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter in Franschhoek in...
The front group follow the lead bike before the 99km fifth stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Swellendam to Greyton was neutralised at the second water point because of confusion over the route. The seven-stage 614km race ends at the La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday.

Fifth stage of TransCape neutralised after route confusion

The status quo remained unchanged in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter after the fifth stage between Swellendam and Greyton was neutralised in unfortunate circumstances...
Race leaders HB Kruger (front) and Stuart Marais tackle a single-track section on the 74km sixth stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Greyton to Houwhoek today. The 614km seven-stage races finishes at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek tomorrow.

Attacking plan pays off for TransCape leaders

Employing a strategy to attack early in the stage, HB Kruger and Stuart Marais rolled on to another win on the sixth day of...
The ASG-Ellsworth team of HB Kruger (far right) and Stuart Marais lead the bunch on the 106km fourth stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Riversdale to Swellendam today. The 614km seven-stage races finishes at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday.

South Africans win thrilling duel in TransCape

A thrilling sprint finish to the fourth day of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter saw South Africans HB Kruger and Stuart Marais narrowly edge...
Race organisers ASG Events have given cyclists an assurance that the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope will go ahead as planned from March 5 to 9 despite the water crisis in the Western Cape.

Boutique Cape races go ahead despite water crisis

Race organisers ASG Events have assured riders that, despite the crippling drought in the Western Cape, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope and the...
Mixed category leaders Catherine Williamson (front) and Kristof de Neys (just behind her) work hard on the 102km third stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Hartenbos to Riversdale today. The 614km seven-stage races finishes at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday.

Late surge gives Kruger and Marais another stage win

With the favourites staying together on the queen stage, race leaders HB Kruger and Stuart Marais took advantage of a late surge to collect...
The ASG-Ellsworth outfit of HB Kruger (front) and Stuart Marais (right) lead the bunch on the 86km second stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter from Wilderness to Mossel Bay today. The 614km, seven-stage race finishes at La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek on Saturday.

Kruger, Marais consolidate top spot in TransCape

HB Kruger and Stuart Marais consolidated their overall lead after breaking away on Outeniqua Pass and racing to their second consecutive stage win in...