New lifestyle site for cycling enthusiasts launches in SA

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Lance Branquinho. (Photo: Supplied)
Lance Branquinho. (Photo: Supplied)
  • On Thursday, News24 launched a new lifestyle site, Ride24.
  • The site will focus on cycling news, reviews and updates. 
  • Ride24 will be published under the editorship of Lance Branquinho.

From the trusted News24 team comes a new premium lifestyle addition that will thrill South African cycling fans.

Under the editorship of Lance Branquinho, Ride24 is a fresh new site within the 24.com stable that will provide cyclists - from pro to amateur - with top-notch insights into the world of cycling.

Lance is a respected and award-winning South African automotive and cycling content specialist with 15 years of experience in both print and digital media.

His background includes working for well-known publications such as Die Burger, Beeld, Rapport, Wheels24, Bikehub, and TopGear.

The Namibian-born media professional is also a talented photographer and avid mountain biker himself.

Ride24 will review the latest bikes available on the market, preview and test new gear, share tips and secrets to up your game, and keep readers in the loop with the latest news and event information.

“I’m extremely excited to welcome Ride24 to the lifestyle family. It’s a fresh and energetic new addition that will enrich our already diverse offering at News24,” said Herman Eloff, News24 Lifestyle Editor.

"It’s also great to work with Lance and the 24.com team in bringing this new site to life before the holiday season. It’s been amazing to see the amount of interest in it already. The content will speak to a wide variety of readers, from those that are at the top of their game to newcomers who are curious to get started," Eloff added.

Ride24 is part of News24 which is owned by Media24. Visit Ride24 at www.ride24.co.za. Follow Ride24 on Twitter and Instagram at @ride24_sa. Click here to sign up for Ride24’s weekly newsletter, The Cyclist.

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