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  • Vilane and Riddle take on FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race

    Migrating from the Wines2Whales (W2W) MTB Adventure in 2013, ISUZU ambassadors Sibusiso Vilane and Alec Riddle will be taking on their first FNB W2W MTB...

  • The Journeymen, by Oakley

    Oakley’s ‘Journeymen’ is a story of three very different personalities fighting through one of the brutal mountain bike races in the world, the Absa Cape...

  • Mzansi puts cycling centre-stage

    The Mzansi Tour, South Africa’s premier international stage road race, will start with the rolling thunder of a team time trial around Johannesburg on Tuesday...

  • Dear legs. Why?

    Water Point 1. Still cheerful, captured by Vanessa Hayward. Today was fun. Not. We were due to ride 108km, but route adjustments – more on...

  • Short and sweet

    Ride editor Tim Brink is making an Absa Cape Epic comeback after a nine-year absence. He made this discovery a mere six days before the...

  • Epic Wrenching

    Ride Editor Tim Brink is riding the 2014 Absa Cape Epic as a guest of Absa. Follow his, and the Absa Teams’ progress here every day...

  • A bug's half-life

    I write this in a similar position to many in Franschhoek today, yet thankfully I can still complete full sentences without having to make another...

  • The bonking blues

    It happened just before the first hairpin bend on the Theewaterskloof side of Franschhoek Pass. That slightly surreal feeling where the hairs on your arms...

  • A dry day in Durbanville

    Yup. The rain stopped for the first full stage of the Cape Rouleur, as we headed out of Franschhoek with a gale-force tail wind and...

  • Splish splash we was havin' a ride

    Ride editor Tim Brink, unfazed by the Saharan misery that was the 2013 Cape Rouleur, is back at the event for another crack. This time...