Why We Think the New Short Cycle Tour Rocks

Last week the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust announced that they would be adding a shorter route option on the Saturday in addition to the 109km version on the Sunday. Many people’s first reaction was that this was a possible change to an institution by adding a...
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Pure Savage One Tonner

Pure Savage One Tonner   The One Tonner has always been a testing ground for the team a month before the Xmas of cycling, the Coronation Double Century. This has meant in the past we have had a full contingent of riders hustling in the start chutes in the last week of...
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West Coast Express 2018

The first local PPA race of the season kicked off this weekend with the West Coast Express hosted by the Outriders. The excitement of the Cape Town Cycle Tour entries opening in the previous week was great enough to get over 700 people to brave the freezing conditions...
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Trans Baviaans 2018

In November 2017 at the Coronation Double Century, Kevin and Waldo had a fat chat around the dinner table and the idea spawned that we should give Trans Baviaans (TB) a proper go. Kevin just missed a sub 10 on his previous attempt in 2017 with Dean. Waldo had never...
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Inaugural Patrysberg MTB race

Patrysberg MTB – A West Coast Gem in the rough With so many races happening over the past weekend - Gravel & Grape, Houwhoek and True Cape to name a few our West Coast recruit seemed to think it good to add another one to the Calendar. A little pet project he has...
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Why We Think the New Short Cycle Tour Rocks

Last week the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust announced that they would be adding a shorter route option on the Saturday in addition to the 109km version on the Sunday. Many people’s first reaction was that this was a possible change to an institution by adding a...

Pure Savage One Tonner

Pure Savage One Tonner   The One Tonner has always been a testing ground for the team a month before the Xmas of cycling, the Coronation Double Century. This has meant in the past we have had a full contingent of riders hustling in the start chutes in the last week of...

West Coast Express 2018

The first local PPA race of the season kicked off this weekend with the West Coast Express hosted by the Outriders. The excitement of the Cape Town Cycle Tour entries opening in the previous week was great enough to get over 700 people to brave the freezing conditions...

Trans Baviaans 2018

In November 2017 at the Coronation Double Century, Kevin and Waldo had a fat chat around the dinner table and the idea spawned that we should give Trans Baviaans (TB) a proper go. Kevin just missed a sub 10 on his previous attempt in 2017 with Dean. Waldo had never...

Inaugural Patrysberg MTB race

Patrysberg MTB – A West Coast Gem in the rough With so many races happening over the past weekend - Gravel & Grape, Houwhoek and True Cape to name a few our West Coast recruit seemed to think it good to add another one to the Calendar. A little pet project he has...

12 hours of Killarney

The inaugural PPA Killarney 12 hour endurance challenge was held in April 2017 where the solo win was taken by Stephen Courtney, earning him kudos from us Savages and got him into the 2017 Double Century team.  Having obtained a benchmark, The organizers and sponsors...

A Savage Double Century 2017

We’re about 31 kilometres into the 2017 Coronation Double Century, maybe 35 – it’s all a bit blurry at the moment but Tradouw Pass looms. Right now it feels like an episode of Prison Break because the veins in Theunis de Bruin’s calves look a lot like Michael...

PPA Sportif 5 – Some Savage Sprinting

For the final event of the Pedal Power Sportif series we were treated to a new route from the previous four events. The route looks rather familiar to the Medihelp Stellenbosch cycle tour, except the start take place at Simonsvlei farm. The facilities were great and...

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