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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.



  • Grant Lottering aims to tackle three near-impossible endurance feats
    Despite the current Covid-19 pandemic, ultra-endurance cyclist Grant Lottering is determined to attempt three near-impossible feats later this year. The three extreme challenges he is targeting are a 24-hour non-stop up-and-down record attempt on the Alpe d’Huez in the French Alps, his sixth Im’possible Tour and another 24-hour up-and-down attempt on the Swartberg Pass. In […]
  • Adriatica Ionica Race organisers focus on next year’s edition
    Organisers of the Adriatica Ionica Race are putting all their focus on the 2021 edition after having had to cancel this year’s event due to the coronavirus pandemic. The five-day Italian stage race was set to take place from June 14 to 18, and while the UCI has only blocked racing until the end of […]
  • Epic 2020 riders offered guaranteed team entry for next year
    This year’s registered riders for the Cape Epic, which was cancelled at the last minute due to the coronavirus, have been offered preferential participation terms for next year’s event, which is scheduled to run from March 21 to 28. Organisers say that should they not wish to compete next year, the offer can also be […]
  • SA team announced for UCI Junior Track Cycling World Champs
    The South African national team have been announced for the UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships scheduled to take place in Cairo, Egypt, from August 16 to 21. The seven-man squad was announced by Cycling SA today. The team comprises Alexander Craddock, James Swart, Kyle Swanepoel, Dillon Geary, Jonty Bouwer, Chanton Perrins and Dian Janjetich. […]
  • Marc Pritzen trains indoors in Italy while targeting WorldTour role
    South African Marc Pritzen, who has been part of the NTT Continental Cycling Team for the 2020 season, is working towards his ultimate goal of stepping up to WorldTour level. The 20-year-old, whose last local win before heading to Europe was at the 947 Ride Joburg, has been racing internationally for roughly four months now. […]


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