MATTHIAS Stirnemann firmly dispelled any notion that he may hold back Nino Schurter at the Absa Cape Epic when he beat his Scott Sram teammate in a sprint for victory at the opening leg of the SA XCO Cup event at Stellenbosch on Saturday. Full detailed results of SA XCO Cup #1 Schurter, who was unbeaten in all major cross country events last year, and Stirnemann are hot favourites to retain their Cape Epic title…"Matthias nicks it from Nino"
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"