Footage of mountain bikers smashing into antelope, and vice versa is becoming a bit of a thing in South Africa. The video above shows Robert Mennen of Team Topeak Ergon, cycling into a duiker (a species of small antelope) during Stage One of the Absa Cape Epic cycle race in Citrusdal, in the Western Cape. [...]
We gave up on taxis years ago, but one thing is for sure, the vast majority of SA’s cycling community feel there is a minority ruining their reputation by cycling through red lights. This Santam cyclist is one of them.
Remember this guy, Evan Price? Price completed the 2011 Cape Argus cycle race in nought but a lime green mankini, made famous by Sacha Baron-Cohen in Borat. For the 2012 edition, Price and his mates took it up a gear, with a veritable army of mankinis storming the lower order bunches of the Argus. Just enjoy [...]
If you’re riding the Argus, take a look at this and try not to get excited. It’s a bicycle rack for a Vespa and is apparently “the ultimate accessory for participating in the Argus or riding next to the peloton with a backup bike.”
Ever wondered why cyclists make you or your friends so completely mental on the road? How is it possible that such a small thing can send you into a bloody rage? Turns out it’s completely psychological. Read on…
If you thought things could not get any worse for Lance Armstrong, he is facing a criminal investigation by federal investigators according to a high level source who told CBS News this: Agents are actively investigating Armstrong for obstruction, witness tampering and intimidation. Contrary to statements made on Tuesday by Andre Birotte, US Attorney for [...]
Can you believe it’s been two weeks since Lance Armstrong decided he could no longer keep up the lies? Click through for his first interview, where he speaks candidly, of course, since he told Oprah what everyone already knew.
Oh my God, how well does this bike go with your pipe and tweed jacket? And how epic will it look in contrast to your trilby as you park it outside P&G? ‘Very’ epic is the answer. I can save you four grand on this bad boy. Right here, right now..
Following last week’s confession by Lance Armstrong that he took performance-enhancing drugs, an Australian library assistant decided to update their bookshelves accordingly.
I spotted this on the weekend in Camps Bay. I think it is in extremely bad taste – especially after the whole Lance Armstrong thing.
Okay, so we can’t confirm if that will be the title of the film, but it sure would be a good one. Nonetheless, what we can confirm is that the film will be based on an investigative account of the same name by New York Times reporter Juliet Macur.
The interview that most of the world has been waiting to see, has finally aired in the US. Whilst the first part of the interview will be screened on SA TV tonight, here is an edited version, showing exactly what you want to see. Click to watch:
The man previously hailed as the greatest cyclist of all time, Lance Armstrong, thoroughly enjoyed denying using performance enhancing drugs. Click through to enjoy some of his best denials.
The New York Times has already confirmed that Lance Armstrong admits to doping in the pre-recorded interview he did with Oprah Winfrey. The show will be screened live in the States on Thursday. Here is the trailer for the interview.
In what might be the biggest television audience since the Royal wedding, Oprah Winfrey’s team have confirmed that Lance Armstrong will be coming in for a ‘no-hold-barred’ interview. Click through for dates and times.
South African mountain biker Burry Stander died yesterday after being run-over by a motor vehicle on KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast. It is believed the 25-year-old was hit by a taxi, and the driver was taken to the Port Shepstone police station afterward where a statement was taken. He will be charged with culpable homicide.
Wow, Lance Armstrong sure knows how to troll the internet. You gotta see this pic he posted on Twitter this weekend, with the words “Back in Austin and just layin’ around … ” Click through to see pic.
One of South Africa’s most prominent cyclists, David George, has been caught with his hand in the needle jar, testing positive for the banned performance enhancing drug, EPO. He faces a charge of doping, and the scorn of people wearing spandex in coffee shops, everywhere. Thus spake the CEO of the South African Institute for [...]
Lance Armstrong might want to consider selling his private jet (above), as it looks like the insurance firm who paid out all his Tour de France win bonuses, want their money back. They were always talking about it, but now they’re REALLY doing it..
It seems Cycling South Africa is more concerned about prizes and competitive cycling, than safety on our roads. Surely the ACTUAL law should be more important than a SPORT’S law? Or do you only take something seriously when your now-fallen saviour Lance is involved? Read on…
And just like that, fourteen years of Lance Armstrong’s career have been wiped from the record books. In addition to losing his titles, the International Cycling Union has banned Armstrong from the sport for life, citing “insurmountable evidence” that Armstrong used performance enhancing drugs over the course of his career, and in every one of [...]
Earlier this week, we reported on Lance Armstrong being dumped by Nike. Other endorsements lost by him in the past week include Trek, Giro, FRS, Honey Stinger, 24 Hour Fitness, Anheuser-Busch, and Radio Shack.
Lance Armstrong’s former team mate Tyler Hamilton said in a BBC radio documentary yesterday that during the 1999 Tour de France, Armstrong paid a motorcyclist to deliver the banned bloodbooster EPO to him.
That’s not a misprint folks, NASA astronaut Sunita Williams recently ran, swam and cycled in space the same distance as her earthbound counterparts would have done in the Nautica Malibu Triahtlon, which was held in Southern California.
As you no doubt read in the Spice this morning, the most successful Tour de France cyclist ever, Lance Armstrong, might soon be stripped of all seven of his titles. What you might have missed though, is that he’ll also have to pay back all of his accumulated winnings which amount to roughly R35 285 592!
On Friday, cyclists from the “Critical Mass” cycling campaign defied police instructions not to go ahead with their monthly cycle on the eve of the Olympic opening ceremony. This ended up in brawls between police officers and cyclists in central London, resulting in 130 people being arrested.
There’s a new documentary coming out this month called Line of Sight. While standard cyclists drive me mental (only because I am convinced I am going to run one over unintentionally) these guys are even worse.
We’ve been following the Avis Unogwaja team challenge here at 2oceansVibe. Last time we caught up with the team on their 1 677-kilometre trip from Cape Town to Pietermaritzburg, they were in Cradock. They still had 855 kilometres, and six days to go, as well as a Comrades Marathon to run. The team had been [...]
Last week you might have caught the interview on 2oceansvibe Radio with John McInroy, leader of the intrepid Avis Unogwaja team. You can listen to Graeme Joffe’s chat with John, right here! The team has been preparing for an event that brings to life the unique history of the Comrades, by following in the cycle [...]