New reduced “Youth” membership fee for 2019

New reduced “Youth” membership fee for 2019

Cycling South Africa takes great pleasure in announcing that our Membership fees for 2019 will remain at R250 per annum.  A membership holder is entitled to enter any event, irrespective of discipline, without having to purchase a day license. A member is allowed to participate in a national series event but will not be eligible for national or provincial selection. A membership of Cycling SA is the most basic form of license and is an agreement of the rider to abide by the rules of the event in which they participate. A Cycling SA membership can be renewed on a 12-monthly cycle.

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Cycling moves Mamelodi youth

Cycling moves Mamelodi youth

On the streets of Mamelodi township on a Saturday morning, you’ll recognise cyclists young and not-so-young enjoying the freedom that cycling brings to almost every cyclist on a weekend ride! Led by Percy Modisele, the local cycling club continues to introduce more youth into the sport of cycling and encourages participation by lending them bicycles and equipment for the opportunity to cycle.

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Top SA Mountain Biker Slapped with a Four-Year Ban for Doping

Top SA Mountain Biker Slapped with a Four-Year Ban for Doping

TOP South African mountain biker Max Knox has been found guilty of a doping offence and banned for four years, the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) announced today. He was charged for suspicious variations in his Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) that indicated doping. He could not satisfactorily explain to a panel of international experts appointed by SAIDS the reasons for the variation.

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Qhubeka bicycles and partnerships transforming communities in Giyani

Qhubeka bicycles and partnerships transforming communities in Giyani

Giyani, in South Africa’s Limpopo province, is the site of one of Qhubeka’s largest learn-to-earn bicycle programmes, implemented by World Vision South Africa. Today marked the third distribution in the space of a month that Qhubeka has distributed 350 new bicycles into schools in the region, bringing the total for the last month to 1 050 bicycles.

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SAIDS probe nets three for doping violations

SAIDS probe nets three for doping violations

A year-long investigation and tip-offs from whistle-blowers have resulted in bans for three cyclists in the past 18 months, says the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS). The organisation’s CEO Khalid Galant revealed that the convictions arose from “phase one of an investigation being undertaken in collaboration with the Department of Priority Crimes and Investigations (the Hawks)”.  The investigation would “continue to look at athletes, medical doctors, coaches and trainers and whether they have a role in a doping supply network”.

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