The Takealot Tour of Good Hope has secured UCI 2,2 status for 2019 which the organisers and CSA are hoping will attract some international competitors to ride alongside the top locals. It is the first time the five-day race, which takes place in the Cape Winelands from March 4-8, will have UCI points up for grabs and Cycling SA general manager Mike Bradley believed it would benefit riders across the board. He said it was…"UCI status for Tour of Good Hope"
Stefan de Bod sealed his second overall title in the five-day Bestmed Tour of Good Hope in Paarl on Friday when he finished with the final stage winner and Di Data teammate, Italian Matteo Sobrero. By winning the 82km final stage, the Italian sealed the points jersey for the DiData Continental team as well. The 21-year-old South African, who took the yellow jersey after Tuesday’s individual time-trial, emerged from the pack on the steep final…"De Bod & Luthi top of the Tour"