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Pure Savage came together at 2011’s Coronation Double Century (CDC). The name was going to be Team Smiles, but when the person who proposed the name was dropping during a training ride because the team kept going out of Zone 2, the name Pure Savage was born.

Adie Watermeyer got the original Pure Savage CDC team together and organised their kit. He made up a sponsor to make them look the part, #OnFireMarketing. They now have two CDC teams, with about 50 riders riding in Pure Savage Kit regularly.

Pure Savage Men’s Double Century Team 2019

Pure Savage Men’s DC Race Prep

One Tonner 2019

Breathtaking Bainskloof followed by a Heroic dose of Savageness

Tour de Bootlegger 2019

The goal of the second Pure Savage Tour de Bootlegger was to share the radness with more cyclists and to quote the words of world traveller Borat, “Great success”. To do this the 180km tour was split into three stages, a Southern Loop, a Nothern loop and an Atlantic...

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...

Ladies Race at the Coronation Double Century

Cyclists Christmas is less than a week away and the dust is settling with teams completing their final rosters for the 12 riders to line up at the Swellendam show grounds on Saturday! For the first time in the events history there will be 10 all ladies teams alongside...

What is “DC Training”

Earlier this year we posted that we were on a “DC training ride” and one of South Africa’s top coaches asked exactly what this involved. Thought this was a very good question as it gets thrown around a fair amount in the months leading up to the Coronation Double...

Durbie Dash Savage Race Report

Perfect conditions led to large Savage train pulling at the 2019 Durbie Dash

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