Cian Leveridge learned from a tactical error a year ago and so spoiled a perfect holiday for Andrew Hill when the youngster sprinted to victory in the cycling road race at the Drakensberg Extravaganza on Sunday. Leveridge got the better of Hill in the final sprint for the finish arch in Bergville after 84km of tough racing in intense heat. In the women’s race defending champion Frances Janse van Resnburg submitted a late entry and…"Cian learns his Drak Extravaganza lessons"
BERGVILLE – Andrew Hill took a break from his holiday to quickly notch up a win at the Drakensberg Extravaganza Mountain Bike race at the Champagne Sports Resort on Saturday (Nov 23) — and he is planning to make it a weekend double at the road race on Sunday (Nov 24). The TIB Insurance rider and his wife, Bronwyn, were enjoying a short holiday in the Berg when Hill heard about the Drakensberg Extravaganza events…"Hill breaks away to win Drak Extravaganza"
Champagne Sports Resort and nearby Bergville provide the focus for the opening weekend of the Drakensberg Extravaganza sport and cultural festival when the cycling and running events kick off the physical activities of the 11-day fiesta. This week saw a tourism summit and a business fair opening the Extravaganza and then a jazz festival will take place on Friday. However, the action steps up a notch over the weekend with the mountain biking and trail…"Stedman back to defend his Drakensberg title"
The eyes of the South African cycling (and running) community will focus on the small Drakensberg village of Bergville next week when the Drakensberg Extravaganza rolls into town for a sporting and cultural festival. The Drakensberg Extravaganza is about more than just cycling and running, but the trail run and mountain bike event at Champagne Sports on Saturday November 23, and the road cycling race which starts and finishes in Bergville the next day, are…"Bergville becomes the centre of attraction"
Mountain biking, road cycling, trail running and a road running event unite next month in the Bergville area as the highlight of the of the sporting side of the Drakensberg Extravaganza multicultural festival. The 10-day festival of cultural and sporting events in the Bergville and Champagne Valley region of KwaZulu-Natal will once again offer something for everybody with a variety of activities ranging from off-road and on-road cycling, trail running and a road-running marathon to a series…"Sport & culture together for Drak Extravaganza"
KZN’s Frances Janse van Rensburg and Gauteng’s Tiano da Silva both doubled up when they won the U19 girls and boys road races on the second day of the SA Youth Road Cycling Championships in Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, on Sunday. For both, Sunday’s wins were their second national titles of the weekend after they won their respective girls and boys U19 time trials on Saturday. Da Silva rode a superb tactical race and made full use…"Double delight for Tiano at SA Youth Champs"
KZN’s Frances Janse van Rensburg, riding in her first national road championship event, claimed the U19 time trial title at the SA Youth Road Cycling Championships in Camperdown, KwaZulu-Natal, on Saturday morning. Van Rensburg beat Kelsey Jade van Schoor by 13 seconds over the 11,8km course, while Da Silva powered over the 23,6km boys U19 route to claim that title with a 16-second gap to Travis Stedman. Van Rensburg said she was a bit surprised…"New SA champ proves it’s not about the bike"
The 2019 Youth Road Cycling National Championships kicks off on Saturday morning in Camperdown with the country’s top junior cyclists locked in a battle with the clock as they race each other in the time trial events. The two-day championships consist of time trials on Saturday at Camperdown and the mass-start road races on the M13 loop in Westville on Sunday. Riders in the U19, U17, U15, U13 and U11 age categories will compete in…"Youth Champs’ race of truth"
The roads of Westville and Camperdown will come alive with young cyclists on June 22 and 23 when the country’s top junior riders fight it out for South African titles at the Youth Road Cycling National Championships. The time trial races will be held on the Lion Park circuit in Camperdown on Saturday June 22 while the road racing will take place a day later on the M13 in Westville. Riders will be competing for…"KZN to host Youth Cycling Champs"