The Road and Technical Commissions of Cycling South Africa have considered the communique from the UCI and have decided to permit riders to use disc brakes on road bicycles while participating in road racing events. As advised by the UCI, the use of disc brakes in road races will be applicable to all racing categories with the specific exclusion of Junior Men and Women, Youth Men and Women and the younger age groups (i.e. Under 19 and younger).Read More
ROAD CYCLING PRESS
Daryl Impey (33) and Carla Oberholzer (31) were crowned SA National Road Champions on the penultimate day of the six-day SA National Road and Para-cycling Championships, which took place in the streets of Oudtshoorn from 6-11 February. The all-star affair saw some of South Africa’s best, representing age categories from under-11 through to over 80 years of age, race along the same route in a race against the clock, and each other, for the coveted titles in their respective categories.Read More
Restricted to a standard bike, standard handlebars (not aerodynamic), wheels with a maximum rim depth of 50mm, a minimum of 16 spokes to a maximum of 40 spokes. Spokes could be round, flattened or oval to a maximum width of 10mm.Read More
From 1 January 2018, the old gear restrictions referred to below, will be enforced until a decision has been made at the 2017 AGM to be held in January 2018. For the purposes of the 2018 SA National Road and Time Trial Championships to be held at the beginning of February (after the AGM), the old gear restrictions set out below will be used irrespective of the outcome of the resolution at the AGM to be held in January 2018.
The South African National Road Championships is the blue-ribbon event for each cycling discipline and is held each year. At the recent Timbercity Cycle challenge in Oudtshoorn the Western Cape Cycling Association announced that the South African Road and Time Trial championships for 2018 will be taking place in Oudtshoorn from 6-11 February 2018.Read More
In line with the International Cycling Union’s (UCI) stance on the use of disc brakes during domestic road races, Cycling South Africa’s Technical Commission reiterates our adherence to the regulations in place by the world governing body.Read More
Cycling South Africa’s Road Commission has selected a Junior squad that will tour Europe and participate in selected Junior European road races in preparation for the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway, from 17-24 September.Read More