The Power of Purpose

Purpose pulls, Purpose unites, Purpose matters…Ride for a Purpose at this year’s Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge.

Cycle Challenge granted UCI 1.1 status for the Women's Race

The Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge is very pleased to confirm that we will once again be hosting a UCI 1.1 Women’s Race. This will be the third edition of this prestigious race within the race, and we look forward to welcoming international, African and local teams once again.

The colour of your race number and what it means

Here's what you'll be seeing when there's a rider with a coloured number board ahead of you that you might want to salute, even if you pass them! ;-)

"You need time in the saddle to start feeling comfortable" - David Katz

Mr Active says there is no time like the present to start training for the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge.

Start times and seeding, explained

Seeding, what is seeding?

#CCMTB2017 - how we determine your start time

You wanted more information on how your start time is determined... here it is!

Women in mountain biking

In recent years the traffic density on many of our roads in South Africa has made riding mountain bikes increasingly popular because it is safer – but is this really a sport for women?

Bike, body and kit

Even if you are just planning to ride and enjoy the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge with plenty of calm training, part of the challenge of this race is the fact that it’s not quick, nor easy.

Why Mountain Biking is just... awesome!

Need a reminder about why mountain biking is an awesome sport to enjoy whether you are a racer, an experienced participant, a newbie or anywhere in between?

Joel's Stransky's 'love affair' with mountain biking

We could keep telling you how awesome the #CCMTB routes are, but take it from someone who rides a lot, like commentator and former Springbok Joel Stransky.