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SA’S BENEDICT MOQUMO PICKED TO ATTEND UCI 2019 TRACK IDENTIFICATION CAMP

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SA’S BENEDICT MOQUMO PICKED TO ATTEND UCI 2019 TRACK IDENTIFICATION CAMP

Benedict “Bennie” Moqumo, one of South Africa’s most promising young track cyclists, has been offered a place at the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) 2019 Track Identification Camp. This camp, which takes place at the UCI’s World Cycling Centre (WCC) Aigle, Switzerland, in mid October,  assesses the skill and performance of young athletes. This could be career changing for Moqumo (20), who was born and raised in Soweto and has never been to Europe, as athletes who excel and meet the camps performance criteria could be asked return in 2020...

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SA’s JEAN SPIES NOW RANKED 2ND IN THE WORLD

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SA’s JEAN SPIES NOW RANKED 2ND IN THE WORLD

The latest UCI (Union Cycliste International) world rankings show Jean Spies to be ranked in 2nd in the world for the 1km time trial, (affectionally called the Kilo). Known as the race of truth, as it is the rider versus the clock for one kilometer.  Spies admits he loves to hate it and hates to love it, but agrees it is one of his strongest events. Not only has his 1km TT improved in world rankings but Spies is also now ranked 15th and 28th in the kierin and sprint respectively. These results are a high after what has been a relatively low...

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Overcoming Obstacles and Adversity – Spies Heads to the USA

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Overcoming Obstacles and Adversity  – Spies Heads to the USA

   T-Town Trexlertown, or T-Town as it is known,  is a small place in Pennsylvania, just two hours from bustling New York City. This little town has a big heart and is home to the Valley Preferred Cycling Center, the USA’s premier velodrome. The center will host a full month of UCI ranked track races starting the 31st of May and ending on the 28th of June.  In this period there will be seven UCI ranked races, allowing Spies, the current African and South African track champion, to race twice in most weeks, in his chase for UCI points.  An...

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