CYCLINGSA ELECTS A NEW EXECUTIVE BOARD

CyclingSA Vice-President, Qondisa Ngwenya

CyclingSA held their AGM at the Town Lodge, part of the City Lodge Group, in Bellville, on 26 February 2022, with the new executive board was elected to lead the Federation until 2024.

2022 UCI CYCLING ESPORT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The 2022 UCI Esport World Championships will take place this Saturday, 26 February and will feature top cycling esports athletes from around the world, including some of the biggest names in women’s cycling, and defending women’s champion, Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio.

CYCLINGSA FOCUSES ON NEW ONLINE PLATFORMS TO DRIVE #GROWCYCLING STRATEGY

To celebrate 140 years of cycling in South Africa, Cycling South Africa has embarked on a digital transformation strategy that aims to connect, support, and educate cycling enthusiasts to grow and develop the sport.  Over the past months, CyclingSA has been working to create a new online presence that embraces the digital landscape and makes […]

CYCLINGSA PRESIDENT’S QUARTER 1 REPORT

SA Individual Time Trial Championships

Riders compete in the SA Individual Time Trial Championships near Swellendam in the Western Cape of South Africa on 19 March 2021. As the first quarterly report that CyclingSA has made available to our affiliate members and the broader community, I hope it provides insight into the current status and plans for CyclingSA. The report […]

E-RACING: REFRAMING THE COVID19 CHALLENGES AS AN OPPORTUNITY

Globally, society has been massively disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. From a sporting perspective, this disruption has resulted in the rise in interest in virtual platforms as a way for individuals to keep fit and healthy. In addition to this, e-sports has gained prominence with many sports bodies adopting the virtual landscape to provide an […]

LEVEL 3 UPDATE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Having worked closely with the Department of Sport, Art and Culture, CyclingSA can now give an update on the progress to enable our members to return to the sport of cycling and in particular, the approval of events under Level 3 lockdown. As a result of amended regulations released by government, we are currently working […]

2020 SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL JUNIOR E-RACING CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cycling SA is excited to host the inaugural E-Racing National Championship for the Junior Men and Women Categories. The E-Racing Champs will be hosted on the Zwift platform. It will take the form of a stand-alone event on the Zwift calendar open only to full racing licensed juniors from South Africa. CyclingSA will be using […]

UCI UPDATE ON THE 2020 UCI EVENTS CALENDAR

Due to the developments of the ongoing global health crisis and the decisions made by the relevant authorities in the countries hosting the UCI World Championships and World Cups, the UCI has issued the following updates regarding events cancelled at the request of their organisers. MOUNTAIN BIKE The Lenzerheide (Switzerland) and Les Gets (France) rounds […]

COVID19 – NATIONAL EVENT STATUS UPDATES

SA JUNIOR E-RACING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS: 8 AUGUST 2020 Cycling SA is excited to announce the inaugural E-Racing National Championship for the Junior Men and Women Categories. In order to assist selectors with gauging the form for the upcoming UCI World Championships at the end of September, a Junior National Men’s and Women’s E-Racing Championship will […]

WADA launches Alpha 2.0 Anti-doping eLearning Course for athletes

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to launch an updated version of the Athlete Learning Program about Health and Anti-Doping (ALPHA) course on its Anti-Doping e-Learning Platform (ADeL). Initially launched in 2014 – and developed with the help of athletes, leading psychologists, behavioral scientists, education technologists, e-learning specialists and prevention specialists – ALPHA represents […]

How to avoid letting social pressure derail your training, via TrainingPeaks

Social pressure is everywhere in sports. Between social media, tight-knit race communities, and a naturally competitive environment, there’s no avoiding it! In a lot of ways, social pressure is what makes competition enjoyable and binds us all together as athletes, but in some cases it can actually hurt your progress. Let’s take a look at […]