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December 11, 2017, Comments Off on Another Tough One-Day MTB Race for the Bucket List

The Race2Nowhere gave 2018 Absa Cape Epic riders a chance to sample parts of next year’s route over a tough and testing 112km/2650m course.

How My Bicycle Has Changed My Life

December 6, 2017, Comments Off on How My Bicycle Has Changed My Life

On the 26 July this year, I walked into my local cycling store and bought a secondhand mountain bike. The rest is history… ... Read More »

Looking Back on 2017

October 25, 2017, Comments Off on Looking Back on 2017

After 11 months of structured training and racing, Jamie Penfold has come to the end of arguably his best cycling season to date. ... Read More »

Ladies in Red – Cape Pioneer Trek Stage 7 Recap

October 23, 2017, Comments Off on Ladies in Red – Cape Pioneer Trek Stage 7 Recap

Conditions were near-perfect today with ‘only’ 64km/1150m to negotiate before riders were rewarded with a Cape Pioneer Trek finisher’ ... Read More »

  • Blitzing Stage 2 At The Berg & Bush
    October 12, 2017, Comments Off on Blitzing Stage 2 At The Berg & Bush

    After putting some real effort into preparation, one racer goes hell for leather to break his Berg & Bush curse ... Read More »

  • A Journey to the Top of the World
    October 2, 2017, Comments Off on A Journey to the Top of the World

    Now in its 14th year, the 7Weekspoort MTB Challenge is undoubtedly one of the most picturesque races on the Western Cape calendar, says Bicycling onli ... Read More »

  • The Final Showdown
    October 2, 2017, Comments Off on The Final Showdown

    Despite almost losing his newly built Merida to thieves, Jamie Penfold focuses on the many positives of what has been an extremely successful season. ... Read More »

  • Time Flies When You’re Having Fun
    September 28, 2017, Comments Off on Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

    Six years ago today, Oli wrote his first column for Bicycling Magazine. It’s also the day he writes his last! ... Read More »