Tag: Mariske Strauss

Is the playing field equal?

Equality in sports will forever be a fiercely debated topic. We caught up with some of the country’s very best cyclists to find out where they see the sport heading and what can be done to grow the segment. The level in women’s cycling has improved exponentially across all disciplines […]

SA MTB XCO Championships results

Source: In the Bunch Mariske Strauss won the elite women’s race at the SA MTB XCO Championshipsin Bloemfontein, Free State, today. The Silverback OMX Pro Bike Team rider beat Candice Lill, who suffered a mechanical during the event, and Cherie Redecker in the five-lap race. Sarah Hill put in a good effort to finish just off […]

Birthday Win for Langvad and Courtney

There was cause for double celebrations for Investec Songo Specialized as they put themselves in an almost invincible position on Langvad’s birthday. Annika Langvad celebrated her birthday by winning a “brutal” Stage 4 of the Absa Cape Epic with her American partner Kate Courtney on Thursday and extended their lead […]

Are you ready for an Epic World Cup?

A tough course underscored by dry and loose conditions has the world’s best cross-country riders revved up and ready to ride their hearts out on Saturday, 10 March. Stellenbosch, South Africa. The excitement is building as the world’s best cross-country riders gravitate towards Stellenbosch for the Epic World Cup on […]

Why we love XCO Racing

If you own a mountain bike, there are various different types of events you could enter. Cross Country racing is one such discipline. We caught up with Team Spur’s manager TIM BASSINGTHWAIGHTE to find out what XCO-racing is all about. IMAGE: MICHAL CERVENY_UCI. I’m Tim Bassingthwaighte, and I manage Team […]