Norwegian Heine secures the Summer Series double

Norwegian Heine secures the Summer Series double

Norwegian road cycling superstar Vita Heine (HITEC Products) made it two-out-of-two for the KZN Summer Series when she claimed a calculated victory after 118 kilometres in the saddle during the Queen Sibiya Classic, in a time of three hours 18 minutes and 10 seconds at Midmar Dam on Thursday 17 November. Dane Marie Vilmann (Cervelo-Bigla) finished second in 03:18:18 while South African Carla Oberholzer (Demacon Cycling Team) finished in third place in 03:18:19.

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Norwegian Champion opens Summer Series with a bang!

Norwegian Champion opens Summer Series with a bang!

It was blood, sweat and gears for some of the world’s top women cyclists today as they battled the elements along the 105-kilometre route, with Norwegian Vita Heine (HITEC Products) grabbing a decisive victory in the Queen Nandi Challenge in a time of three hours 16 minutes and 17 seconds at Midmar Dam on Wednesday 16 November. Spaniard Margarita Garcia (Bizkaia-Durango) finished second in 03:16:37 and German Charlotte Becker (HITEC Products) rounded out the podium in 03:18:33.

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Cycle Nation Women’s team ready for KZN Summer Series action

Cycle Nation Women’s team ready for KZN Summer Series action

Like the arrival of the summer rains, the province of KwaZulu-Natal will soon welcome with open arms the teams taking part in the inaugural KZN Summer Series on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 November 2016. Local team, Cycle Nation Women’s Team, will be one of the teams taking part in the series, and team manager Lincoln King says that this is a huge step for women’s cycling in the country.

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KZN Summer Series trophies with a tale

KZN Summer Series trophies with a tale

For the first time in South African cycling, Cycling South Africa will host two back-to-back women-only UCI 1.2 cycles races at the inaugural KZN Summer Series, in conjunction with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation and Msunduzi Municipality on Wednesday 16 and Thursday 17 November 2016. Online retail platform – The Safari Store’s Steve Adams and his team – have teamed up with Cycling South Africa to assist with the design and production of the Series trophies. The story behind the trophies is a special one, and Adams hopes to share it far and wide.

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