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Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) won stage 16 of the Tour de France by lunging across the line, just centimeters ahead of Alexander Kristoff (Katusha). Sondre Holst Enger (IAM Cycling) was 3rd in the select group sprint finish.

Jarlinson Pantano (IAM Cycling) won stage 15 of the Tour de France by out sprinting Rafal Majka (Tinkoff) to the line in Culoz. Alexis Vuillermoz (AG2R La Mondiale) completed the stage podium in 3rd.

Willie Smit retained his title in the Bestmed Jock Tour after wresting the initiative from overnight leader Nico Bell on the final climb before the fast finish into Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, today.

Mark Cavendish made it another incredible day for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka as he won stage 14 of the Tour de France. It was Cavendish's 4th win of the Tour and our African Team's 5th of the race this year. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) finished 2nd and Peter Sagan (Tinkoff) placed 3rd.

Defending champion Willie Smit showed that he was getting back to his best when he won the second stage of the Bestmed Jock Tour in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, today.

ProTouch rider JC Nel made a flying start to the Bestmed Jock Tour when he took the honours in the stage one individual time-trial at Kaapsehoop outside Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, on Friday.

An exciting initiative will benefit early entries in the Sanlam MTB Invitational with a state-of-the-art backpack from presenting sponsors Scicon up for grabs.

Mountain bikers from across the province are gearing up to join the South Coast’s off-road cycling fraternity at the 2016 Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race on Sunday 14 August for the 2016 edition of the popular cycling challenge.

Under-23 mountain biking sensation Alan Hatherly has confirmed he will include the popular 60km Illovo Eston Marathon – the feature race of Sunday 7 August’s Illovo Eston MTB Challenge – in his final preparations for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

The Western Cape’s Mariske Strauss (Novus OMX Pro Team) put in a dominant performance to claim the 2016 South African Cross-country National Championship title in the Pro-elite Women’s category at the STIHL 2016 South African National Mountain bike Championships at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday 16 July.

As the 2016 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge at the Eston Farmers’ Club on Sunday 7 August draws nearer, event title sponsors, Illovo Sugar and 18km race route partners, Tala Collection Private Game Reserve have reaffirmed their commitment to the protection of the region’s rhinos.

Current XCO Elite Women’s Champion, Cherie Redecker has enjoyed the pride felt from wearing the National Championship jersey over the past year, and hopes to keep it in her possession for the next season when she tackles the 2016 South African National Mountain bike Championships at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg from 16-17 July.

Capetonian Stefan Garlicki (Investec) and Martitzburger Sabine Thies (Greg Minnaar Cycles/Pizzology/Foxhead South Africa) descended the mountain slopes of Cascades MTB Park in the quickest overall times in the Men and Women’s categories to claim the National Titles at the STIHL 2016 South African National Mountain bike Downhill Championships in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday 17 July. For Garlicki (26), it was his second consecutive National Title and for Thies (13), her second National Title for the weekend after she won her Cross-country race the day before.

The road race performance of the South African para-cycling team, competing in the UCI Basque Road World Cup, picked up where things ended after the competition’s time trial the previous day.

It must be dubbed as one of the most electrifying races when Team Spur’s James Reid fought back a 45-second deficit behind Scott LCB’s Philip Buys to claw his way back and take the Elite Men’s victory at the STIHL 2016 South African National Mountain bike Championships at Cascades MTB Park in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday 16 July.

The Mistral wind that made things difficult for the Tour de France riders climbing Mont Ventoux on Thursday (14 July) made itself felt, equally uncomfortably, at Vitoria-Gastez on Friday (15 July) where the South African Para-cycling team competed in the time trial event of the UCI Para-cycling Road World Cup, hosted by the Basque Country, Spain.

Cycling South Africa congratulates athletes and officials who have been announced by SASCOC (South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee) as part of their South African Olympic Team for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in August.

Cycling South Africa’s Mountain Bike Commission has great pleasure in announcing that the following riders have been selected to represent South Africa at the 2016 UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Championships at Val di Sole – Trentino, Italy, from 6-11 September.

Images from the interclub criterium held at Nasrec.

Images from the Wattbike challenge held at Monte Casino.

Images from the 2016 Tour Durban. Bradley Potgieter won the men's event and Lise Olivier won the women's event.

Images from the 2016 Emperors Palace Road Classic held at Emperors Palace Casino.

Images from the 2016 Gauteng Provincial Road Cycling Championships that took place at The Circus.

Images from the 2016 Carnival City Macsteel National Classic.

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