GO!Durban Cycle Academy Riders take junior honours in last weekend’s Roag Stihl Sharks Classic

GO!Durban Cycle Academy Riders take junior honours in last weekend’s Roag Stihl Sharks Classic

The GO!Durban Cycle Academy, which was launched in January this year, in an endeavour by the eThekwini Municipality to encourage and develop a culture of cycling in the city, is fast becoming a team to watch. Last weekend they notched up some impressive podium appearances at the Roag Stihl Sharks Classic that was held in Shongweni on Sunday (December 4).

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Khayelitsha cycling academy battles the odds, via eNCA

Khayelitsha cycling academy battles the odds, via eNCA

KHAYELITSHA - Bonga Ngqobane, owner of a cycling academy in Cape Town, is battling the odds to educate the Khayelitsha community about the sport. He has discovered that it requires plenty of financial backing and moral support for it to become a success. Ngqobane started the Bonga Cycling Academy aiming to raise funds for underprivileged schoolchildren from the Eastern Cape.

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Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka meets Kylemore learners as they take ownership of their new bicycles

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka meets Kylemore learners as they take ownership of their new bicycles

Today is a big day for 158 people in Kylemore in South Africa’s Western Cape province. Not only are they getting to meet the professional cyclists from Africa’s first World Tour team, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, but they will also take ownership of their brand new Qhubeka bicycles, which they have earned by committing to growing indigenous trees as well as  improving their school attendance and performance.

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Second Runner Up prize for CODAH Cycling Club at Jack Cheetham Awards

Second Runner Up prize for CODAH Cycling Club at Jack Cheetham Awards

CODAH Cycling Club, (a project of the Children of Destiny at Home) which began in 2014, has come a long way in two years, getting more and more children from impoverished communities in Hammarsdale onto bicycles and instilling important life skills and values into their young lives. The recent Murray and Roberts Jack Cheetham and Letsema awards saw CODAH Cycling Club take home third prize, and a well deserved prize purse that came along with it.

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Inaugural Youth Development Camp in KwaZulu-Natal

Inaugural Youth Development Camp in KwaZulu-Natal

180 Learners and 20 adults representing the uThukela, Ugu, uThungulu, eThekwini and uMgungundlovu Districts will be attending Cycling South Africa’s inaugural Youth Development Camp that takes place in Alexandra Park, Pietermaritzburg, from 11-14 July 2016. The learners between the ages of 10 and 16 have been selected to attend from our successful KwaZulu-Natal District Development Series.

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