Race schedule March 2013

Dear all, The new season has already started. And I have a new jersey on my shoulders: Argos-Shimano. The first races are already behind me at the moment: the Ruta del Sol with was not so much ‘sol’ but more Ruta del Rain and Wind. Today I rode the Clasica de Almeria where I sprinted … Continue reading

Recent Euro Tour

So I haven’t made the time to update much lately. But seeing as its storming outside today and I finished a shorter session on rollers today, it’s a good time to write. Recently, I returned back to Pretoria from another 6 week stint in Europe, were I raced the Tour of Portugal, Kernen Omloop, World Champs … Continue reading

Update from past few weeks.

During some time off the bike, after our European stint, we had a spectacular Gala Dinner with our Main Sponsor MTN to announce their willingness to support the team get to the Tour de France one day. Fantastic news for Africa and the sport of cycling. Meanwhile I have started training again and slowly increased … Continue reading

An unbelievable run in Europe

So the past 2 weeks we were really busy; 12 races days in 15 days… First up was Arno Wallaard in Holland, a very technical race with a lot of wind, corners and narrow roads, with around 200 riders all fighting for position. We had Brad Potgieter in the break that stayed to finish, unfortunately for Brad … Continue reading

Zellik Galmaarden

This weekend was our first 1.2 event. There was a lot of continental and club teams from Belgium and a few from other countries. The course is a beast, 175km feauturing 2*Muur de GeraardsBergen, 2*Onkerzele Berg, 5*CongoBerg, 6*Bosberg. The team is struggling with illness and one of our riders, Arran Brown had to sit out. … Continue reading

A cold, wet and miserable day in Koln

The weather spoiled our fun yesterday, on eastermonday, at the Rund Om Koln. It was around 4C and rain non-stop. Not something any of us are used to. Being a bike rider isn’t easy anyway, so with no complaints we got our rain gear on and set off for a 200km trek around Cologne. The race itself, … Continue reading

GP Pino Cerami, our first race in Europe

So directly after Morocco, which has its complete own story all-together, we were off to Belgium. We arrived in Frankfurt early Tuesday Morning and drove to Ninove, Belgium. It was action from the word go, as our First race the GP Pino Cerami was already Thursday. Being a 1.1 it attracted a lot of good teams, … Continue reading