A first for women on the Madison track

A first for women on the Madison track

Cycling South Africa’s Track Commission hosted the successful National Madison Championships at the Bellville Velodrome from Friday 16 to Sunday 18 December 2016. Celebrating a first for South African cycling, the Madison Championships were open to women for the first time after the UCI (International Cycling Union) hosted their very first Madison World Championship for junior women earlier this year.

Read More

World Champion Lemmer to defend title at World Masters Track Champs

World Champion Lemmer to defend title at World Masters Track Champs

The 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Masters Championships will be taking place this year at the Manchester Velodrome, Great Britain, from 1-8 October. Track enthusiasts that will be going over to represent South Africa are looking forward to their trip next week, and hope to return with promising results. Some of these riders are first-timers to a World Championship, and some, such as World Champion Ilna Lemmer, return to battle it out with some of the best in the world once again.

Read More

Starting Track Cycling

Starting Track Cycling

Track cycling in South Africa continues to see growing interest amongst riders from other disciplines, as well as those who are first-timers on a bicycle. High Performance Manager and former National Track cycling Champion, Martin van Wyk said: “Starting track Cycling is a lot easier and safer than most people are led to believe and is an excellent way to introduce young riders to the sport of cycling for obvious reasons.”

Read More

Van Wyk to assess rider progress ahead of Track Grand Prix in Durban

Van Wyk to assess rider progress ahead of Track Grand Prix in Durban

The South African Track Grand Prix (UCI CL2) and National Series take place in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, at the Cyril Geoghegan Cycle Track from 7-9 August 2016. Founder of the VWE Cycling Academy and former National Track cycling Champion, Martin van Wyk, is eager to see the direction that track cycling has taken since South African National Track Championships that took place in Port Elizabeth in April.

Read More