Impey suprises himself to win the first stage of Criterium du Dauphine, via Mitchelton-SCOTT

Impey suprises himself to win the first stage of Criterium du Dauphine, via Mitchelton-SCOTT

South African champion Daryl Impey continued Mitchelton-SCOTT's winning ways by stealing the victory on today's first road stage of Criterium du Dauphine. Impey surprised himself by taking a convincing sprint victory over some tough competition and now moves up to second place overall, just two seconds down on the current race leader Michal Kwiatkowski (Team Sky).

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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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