On Thursday morning at 5.30am South African time Alan Hatherly takes to the line at his inaugural Commonwealth Games. For the 22-year-old national champion it is a chance to pit himself against a tough international field. So just who and what is Alan up against? Unlike the UCI XCO World Cup circuit, the Commonwealth Games has no age group categories, so despite being U23, Alan will be lining up with Elite riders. Among them are…"Hatherly ready for tough Games race"
Cycling South Africa “updated” their Commonwealth Games team with a couple of injury concerns causing one change to the team, while Alan Hatherly is still on track for the Gold Coast in April. Cycling SA announced yesterday they have received official confirmation from SASCOC that Bradley Potgieter has been approved as the replacement for Willie Smit. Smit, who rides for Team Katusha, fractured his clavicle in Portugal recently and will not be fit for the…"Brad in for Willie at Gold Coast"
JUST three days into February and already big things are happening with an action-packed couple of months ahead for us cycling fans. Last week the team for the Commonwealth Games (see below) was announced with no less than 18 cyclists included, but there is plenty to keep us entertained before they compete in mid-April at the Gold Coast in Australia. Today in Stellenbosch the first leg of the SA Cup Series (preview below) takes place…"Busy February kicks off"
Nolan Hoffman, Brendon Davids and Ashleigh Moolman Pasio will headline the cycling squad which forms part of the South African Commonwealth Games team for the Gold Coast Games in Australia from April 4-15. There are 18 cyclists in the squad which will take part in road, track and mountain biking events, with men and women chosen in all three disciplines. Three men and two women will also be on their bikes for the triathlon events. There…"Commonwealth Games teams"