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We rode up the Tour de France’s Mont Ventoux climb – and it was terrible
Ever wondered what it’s like to climb the Tour de France’s legendary Mont Ventoux? Cape Town rider Steve Smith had a go.
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The big Sling ride – titanium gravel biking from Gauteng to Cape Town
Sling aircraft are renowned, but this is the story of Sling’s Branko Brkljac riding across South Africa, on the bike titanium gravel bike...
Wines2Whales riders can win an incredible heli-ride MTB experience this year
For a few lucky riders chosen from the Wines2Whales field of entrants, there will be the descent of a lifetime.
Riding could be faster and harsher as 36ONE allows gravel riders
Gravel bikes are fast on dirt roads, and that’s most of the 36ONE MTB Challenge route. Could one win the 2023 event?
Amashova is KZN’s road race without the traffic anxiety or vehicle risk
Road riding in KZN can be fraught. But there's an event that gives you all the KZN riding splendour with great organisational safety.
Kenyan gravel riding pro succumbs to injuries after high-speed crash
The Overland gravel bike race in Vermont ended in tragedy for Kenyan cycling, with its lead off-road rider crashing heavily.
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