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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

New dates confirmed for Olympic and Paralympic Games

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Government of Japan today agreed upon new dates for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad, in 2021. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will be celebrated from 23 July to 8 August 2021 The Paralympic […]

Indoor mountain bike-specific workouts, via TrainingPeaks

Maybe winter hasn’t quite left your neighborhood, or maybe you just need to squeeze in a solid hour without leaving the house or lugging your bike onto the car. We get it. Here are some solid indoor MTB workouts guaranteed to give you the focus and specificity you need (minus the mud).

Cycling SA Agenda 2020 – Progress report

Cycling SA determined a new policy to aid riders based on performances abroad. The programme’s 2020 focus, dubbed Agenda 2020, is to ensure that Cycling SA qualifies for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games with the highest possible international ranking. The programme was launched in November 2018, and with the first half of the year behind […]

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 […]

Expression of Interest – All African Games (MAR) Managers, Mechanics, Support Staff

Cycling South Africa requires the services of Team Managers, Team Mechanics and Support Staff in the ROAD and MTB disciplines for the 2019 All African Games, which takes place in Morocco from 19 August to 1 September. All interested managers, mechanics and support staff are required to have international experience and must be in possession […]

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 […]

Glasgow and Scotland to host inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships in 2023

The UCI is delighted to announce that Glasgow and Scotland have been awarded the inaugural UCI Cycling World Championships. The historic and innovative event will take place over two weeks in August 2023. It will bring together 13 UCI World Championships for different cycling disciplines in one unprecedented event that will see thousands of the […]

2019 SA MTB XCO National Championships

About The South African National Championships is the blue ribbon event for each cycling discipline and is held each year. The prestigious event crowns the National Champion in their chosen discipline, for their respective gender and age groups. The National Championships for Mountain Bike cross-country (XCO) racing takes place in Gauteng at the popular racing […]