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The 2019 UCI MTB World Cup dates and venues have been released. Read on for all the news on an extra round of competition for the downhillers, as well as a new venue.



  • Fit again Samantha Sanders delighted with Pursuit Challenge podium
    Samantha Sanders was thrilled with her runner-up spot in the third leg of the Pursuit Challenge at Buffelsdrift Trail Park, Pretoria, over the weekend. Speaking to In the Bunch, she expressed her delight at making her debut in a race she called a “dynamic and fresh” addition to the racing calendar. “This was my first […]
  • Cape Town Cycle Tour champ Travis Barrett happy race is not cancelled
    Reigning Cape Town Cycle Tour champion Travis Barrett won’t get to defend his title in the event’s regular March timeslot, but is itching to do so when the new date is announced. Race organisers have confirmed that this year’s race has been postponed to a yet-to-be-announced date later in 2021. While Barrett believed the race […]
  • Tom Dumoulin jumps off cycling’s express train
    Former Giro d’Italia winner Tom Dumoulin shocked the cycling world today when he announced that, at the age of 30, he was taking a break. The Jumbo-Visma rider, winner of the Giro in 2017 and runner-up in the 2018 Tour de France, said that those results had made him “Tom Dumoulin the great Dutch cyclist” […]
  • Pursuit Challenge #3 results: Philip Buys triumphs at Buffelsdrift
    Philip Buys took the honours in the third leg of the Pursuit Challenge after setting the fastest time on the 45-kilometre course at Buffelsdrift Trail Park in Pretoria yesterday. The 32-year-old Pyga-Euro Steel pro set a time of 1:28:06 to beat Shaun-Nick Bester (Alfa Bodyworks-Titan Racing) by a fraction over two minutes. Jan Withaar was […]
  • Reinardt Janse van Rensburg shows off new Qhubeka-Assos jersey
    South Africa’s Reinardt Janse van Rensburg has shown off Qhubeka-Assos’ new kit in a series of social media images. Qhubeka-Assos, Africa’s only UCI-registered WorldTour cycling team, unveiled its race jersey for the 2021 season on Friday. Janse van Rensburg is one of only two South Africans on the Qhubeka-Assos roster along with Nicholas Dlamini. A […]


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