L’Etape cycle Tour – Sanction and Event Update

L’Etape cycle Tour – Sanction and Event Update

The organisers of the the L’Etape Cycle Tour and Cycling SA met on Thursday 30 March 2017. All factors have been discussed and considered, as well as what would be in the best interests of those participants that have secured an event entry.  We have received confirmation that the 21km stretch of road that is currently under repair will be completed and deemed safe for participants in an event of this nature.

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Road Cover paints the town red on first day of Summer Series

Road Cover paints the town red on first day of Summer Series

The cold and wet conditions of the first day of the 2017 KZN Summer Series for Men did nothing to dampen the spirits of the tenacious riders who contributed to an excellent display of road racing action in Pietermaritzburg on Saturday 25 March. Team Road Cover’s Brendon Davids made a staggering break and took it all the way to the finish when he outrode teammates Kent Main and Clint Hendricks to take the overall victory.

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Postponement of L’Etape South Africa by Le Tour de France

Postponement of L’Etape South Africa by Le Tour de France

Cycling South Africa has met with the L’Etape South Africa’s event organisers, Buyu Sport & Entertainment. Having assessed the conditions of the roads, which have been under a road rehabilitation programme, and some of the compliance issues required, it was concluded that the road surface for the proposed route will not be in a satisfactory state for riders by the race date, 2 April 2017.

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