Cycling

HOTCHILLE TEAM VIDEO: DOUBLE CENTURY 2013

  Check out this link -team Hotchillee with Ben Swift, Nic Dlamini, and Dan Halksworth..fantastic people, fantastic bike riders. http://vimeo.com/82439691

SA cycling legends remember Burry Stander

The 3rd of January 2014 was a sombre day across SA for the cycling fraternity. It marked the 1 year anniversary of a World champion mountain biker’s tragic death-South Africa’s own Burry Stander. The entire country held memorial rides, and pictured here are 2 South African road legends-Ashleigh Moolman Pasio and her husband Carl Pasio, alongside myself and Carmen, my More…

To a great biking year…

This sublime racing year has been both a memorable and unforgettable one..It has brought some of the sweetest victories that one aspires to in cycling..The big events namely the Argus and 94.7 are still on the “top of the podium” list. Thanks very much to our sponsors this year who have made travel, bike servicing, race entries and all the More…

Feel good story: Double Century – Team Hotchillee

Team Hotchillee, which finished 3rd in last weekend’s Double Century cycle race, donated their prize money to up and coming cycling star, Nic Dlamini. Click here to read the full story by Kevin Mc Cullum.      

Top step of the podium for the Engen Series road race in Paarl

  The 3rd of November turned out to be a great day for racing in Paarl! In our run up to the 94.7 Gerhard and I fine-tuned the engines at the last of the Engen series road races. Above we are celebrating our win.. and focusing full steam ahead on the coveted 947!!  

Magic tandem racing year bows out with the 94.7

And so a prolific racing year with tandem partner, Gerhard Germishuis draws to a close with the seaon’s finale-the 94.7 cycle challenge. Well prepared, we were hoping for the top spot of the podium but knew the field was full of fierce competitors. We unfortunately missed the critical move and were not able to bridge the gap…but that’s the nature More…

Coronation Double Century 2013

Hotchille team rides onto the podium in the Coronation Double Century! Check our story out… This is the reason why I love sport, more specifically cycling. There are not many team sports in the world where you barely know your team mates prior to an event, but feel like they have been lifelong friends at the end of a 205km More…

Carnival Macsteel Classic Cycle Race-Pipping our arch rivals at the post!

A high paced Carnival classic saw us up against our tandem rivals, Andrew McClean and Izzy Zimmerman.. The breakaway was formed at 50 km into the race with the McClean/Zimmerman combo and ourselves. We managed to pry open a 6 minute advantage over the chasing peloton, and it all came down to the final 300m sprint.. A very memorable win for More…

Eye on the goal gets him gold medals

A small minority of goal orientated individuals on this planet have discovered that there is in fact such a thing as the ‘slip stream’ of personal excellence. To benefit from it and to continue reaping the awards of remaining in this position, outsiders may mistakenly think hard work and a driven lifestyle are enough. Truth is, success is said to More…

My 3 passions in life are my family, work and my bike…

Racing road bike is an integral part of my being. This year, with the help of a few sponsors:Panda racing, Hyundai Bloemfomtein and Liege construction, I have assaulted the national road circuit with a tandem partner from Bloem-Gerhard Germishuis. We met there whilst I was studying Ophthalmology post graduate. Our aim has been targeted at the National Classics and the More…