Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali gets an uncomfortable rejection from the podium girl as he mistakes her help for a potential kiss.
The thing this armed robber didn’t take into account, is that every South African cyclist has a GoPro camera permanently mounted on their pip from birth. That thing is not for show – you’ve been busted, buddy!
There’s nothing like celebrating a hard-earned win: seeing the F1 drivers hose their teams down in champagne; watch runners collapse with pure, overwhelming joy that their incredible hard work has paid off; and then there this guy. oops….
The cycling enthusiast’s focus might have been on the Cape Argus on Sunday, but the baked bike ride in Cape Town stole the lime light on Saturday. Here are a couple of photos from the fourth instalment of the World Naked Bike Ride Cape Town.
Two of the cyclists believed to be behind the assault of a motorist in Sea Point on Sunday, are expected to appear in court today after the video of their assault went viral this week. In the video cyclists were seen battering and ramming their bicycles at the motorist and used pepper spray on the driver.
Muhammadeya Cycling Club have responded to requests for comment on a video that shows members of their club brutally assaulting the occupants of a stationery vehicle on Beach Road, Sea Point, on March 2 2014. The club justified the assault on the motorist by their members by arguing that the assault was provoked.
Some incredibly disturbing footage has surfaced on YouTube of a bunch of cyclists losing their marbles. Punching and ramming their bikes at a man’s face in Sea Point yesterday.
Not content with their eco-friendly courtesy car and equally planet-saving earthworm farm, the Mount Nelson hotel has another climate-change-reversing offering for Cape Town visitors and locals alike – electric bicycle rentals!
Well this certainly isn’t going to do much good for global cyclist/motorist relations. Commuting by bicycle is becoming increasingly common in London (and Cape Town, for that matter), and the city has responded over the course of the last decade by installing dedicating bicycle lanes parallel to traffic. And that’s the place where confrontation between motorists […]
Whether you’ve just taken up a position at a trendy design firm in Woodstock, or recently given up golf to go mountain biking with your colleagues at Deloitte, you’re probably in the market for a bicycle. Everyone is these days – it’s very disconcerting. While we can’t condone every one of your life decisions, we can support you – because we love you unconditionally.
Tired of cycling that same old route? Check this out. The Carretera Austral is known as one of the most spectacular and challenging cycle tours in the world.
What can a professional trick-cyclist do with two assistants, a customised track and a R200,000 bike? Quite a lot, actually.
He just can’t keep out of the headlines, can he? This time he’s had an interview with Emma O’Reilly (the whistleblower who first called him out), and claimed that certain individuals at the very top of the UCI hierarchy played a hand in helping him get away scott-free for so long.
In 2009, film maker Alex Gibney set out to make a film documenting Lance Armstrong’s comeback year in cycling. For the whole year, Armstrong lied to Gibney’s face. In ‘The Armstrong Lie’, Lance finally sets the record straight. “A cancer survivor overcoming the disease comes back and wins. Yeah, they liked that.”
World mountain bike champ, Greg Minnaar, will be on 2oceansvibe Radio today at 12 o;’ clock. So make sure you tune in to the Just Josie show at www.2ov.fm. Send questions for Greg to firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet to @2ovfm
South African mountain biking legend, Greg Minnaar, has become the third person in history to win the downhill champs on home soil.
During probably one of the most heated stages of the Tour de France on Saturday, the spectators got a bit carried away with excitement. When Chris Froome was about three kilometers away from the finish line, riding in a small group, he was joined by a few rowdy fans. Imagine the annoyance, and the danger, that […]
Ever wanted to see what it’s like to ride the Tour de France but have never had the stamina or appropriate drug dealers? To celebrate the annual bike race’s 100th edition, Google has supplied us with a way to include us in the race, from a comfier seat, aka your couch. Combined with Google Street View, YourTour puts […]
Less than five kilometres from the finish of the second stage of this year’s Tour de France, a small French dog wandered in to the middle of the road, as the peleton approached at almost 50kph.
If you are a cyclist there is nothing worse than being stranded due to bike problems. That could all change thanks to Express Biker, making all emergency products available on the go with this vending machine.
Gee Atherton, a professional racing cyclist, has been put to the ultimate test. The talented downhill athlete battles it out with a peregrine falcon. Click through to check it out.
The latest on the story is that the South African diplomatic policing unit has opened a case crimen injuria and intimidation against Hein van der Merwe, the cyclist accosted by the guards.
A video published to YouTube on Sunday shows a cyclist being wrestled to the ground by three men who appear to be “blue light” VIP security guards. Blue light transportation is typically reserved for cabinet ministers and diplomatic envoys.
Last week, a texas businessman obtained a $3,1 million (R26 million) loan to purchase former good guy, Lance Armstrong’s sprawling estate. Newspapers reported that the buyer did not pay anything close to the property’s reported $10 million (R89 million) value.
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.”