Cyclopedia's pick of cyclist gifts

From showy displays of love to smaller (and FAR more affordable) Christmas stocking fillers, our team has researched it all!

Road closure assistance on Cycle Challenge Sunday - we're here to help!

Without the amazing people of Joburg, this race wouldn’t be as special as it is. We know that you give up your streets for the day and we cannot thank you enough!

Gearing up for a day at the races

It’s not often an everyday person gets to cycle around a FIA Grade 2 level Grand Prix Circuit.

Important notice on health and safety ahead of race day

Your health and safety in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge is always a major priority.

Voltaren Emulgel: Official Recovery Sponsor to the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge

For both the Telkom 947 Mountain Bike Challenge (11 and 12 November) and the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge (19 November), Voltaren will be on site at the finish, with a team of physios and chiros to massage you using Voltaren Emulgel, if required.

Traffic advisory: R511 open & Riversands Boulevard closed from 6 – 21 Nov 2017

Residents who have been utilising Riversands Boulevard while the R511 has been closed for road works should note that from the 6 November, Riversands Boulevard will be closed, and the R511 will be open.

Racefood announces their support in getting cyclists to the finish at #CC2017

Today, Racefood announced that they will provide some real food sport nutrition support for the cyclist at the up and coming Telkom 947 Mountain Bike Challenge (12 November 2017) followed by the main event, Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge, held in Johannesburg on 19 November 2017.

Fuel your nutrition on Cycle Challenge Sunday

Participants in the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge are getting ready to line up for an awesome day in the City of Joburg, with closed roads and encouraging spectators, but the distance of this event is not to be taken light-heartedly.

Weltevreden Park Primary Grade 3 pupils say: “If we can do it, you can!”

Samantha Erasmus is a school teacher at Weltevreden Park Primary who went to ride the Namaqua Quest in the Northern Cape earlier this year. Because it was a distant multi-day event, she had to leave her class of 40 Grade 3’s in capable hands while she was away, but when she got back they wanted to know why she had not been at school.

Joburg gems along the #CC2017 route

Joburg’s biggest cycle race is around the corner and because 947 loves Joburg, we have found a string of gems along the route for supporters to get the most of out of their experience on the sidelines.