BCX dominate final Limpopo stage podium, Basson retains yellow

BCX dominate final Limpopo stage podium, Basson retains yellow

Steven van Heerden (Team BCX) rode aggressively to claim the fourth and final 116-kilometre stage of the Tour de Limpopo from Tzaneen to Polokwane on Thursday, leaving nothing to chance. Not only did he drive his team home, but his team delivered second and third place as well to seize the podium positions at the Peter Mokaba Stadium, with Marc Pritzen and David Maree finishing second and third respectively.

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ProTouch Sports edge TTT win in Tzaneen

ProTouch Sports edge TTT win in Tzaneen

Teamwork was key for the Team Time Trial with ProTouch Sports claiming the victory along the 28.6-kilometre course in and around Tzaneen to mark Stage 3 of the Tour de Limpopo on Wednesday. With the fastest four riders to count when crossing the line, team members supporting those at the top-end of the race had their work cut out for them to protect their leaders’ positions in this exciting discipline of cycle racing.

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Basson clinches Limpopo’s opening stage, Hendricks in yellow

Basson clinches Limpopo’s opening stage, Hendricks in yellow

In a crazy and ferocious bunch sprint with the peloton closing in on a breakaway group, it was ProTouch Sports’ Gustav Basson who edged his wheel in front to clinch the victory on the opening 96.6-kilometre stage of the Tour de Limpopo from Polokwane to Tzaneen on Monday. Due to points accumulated during the stage, 2018 Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Clint Hendricks (Team BCX) donned the yellow jersey and holds the top spot in the General Classification going into tomorrow’s stage two.

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Swift, BCX, MCB share views on SA’s newest Tour

Swift, BCX, MCB share views on SA’s newest Tour

National and international teams are finalising their preparation before they travel to South Africa to compete in the inaugural Tour de Limpopo, which kicks off in Polokwane, South Africa, from 22-26 April 2018. The UCI Africa Tour 2.2 stage race has sparked great interest for these teams; some of them young teams and some showing strong cohesion. Three African teams share their views on South Africa’s newest Tour.

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First Quantum Zambia and ProTouch anticipate prestigious tour

First Quantum Zambia and ProTouch anticipate prestigious tour

With just under 10 days to go before the inaugural Tour de Limpopo kicks off in Polokwane, South Africa, First Quantum Pro Cycling from Zambia and ProTouch Pro Cycling from South Africa are amongst 20 local and international professional cycling teams anticipating the brand new addition to the UCI Africa Tour calendar this year in this prestigious four-stage race that carries a UCI 2.2 rating.

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Challenging route awaits Tour de Limpopo pro teams

Challenging route awaits Tour de Limpopo pro teams

Less than 12 months ago, the idea of holding a high status cycling race in the Limpopo province was a tourism concept of Limpopo Tourism Agency, but in a very short space of time, they – in partnership with Cycling South Africa – have set the ‘stage’ for an acclaimed four-day tour which is tipped to showcase the best of what the Limpopo province has to offer.

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