FAT SHEEP CLASSIC LAUNCHED
Highlighting the plight of South African farmers The Hectic Promotions non-profit organisation has added an annual gravel-and-road combination cycling race to its portfolio to highlight the challenge South African farmers are facing as a result of farm attacks and droughts in South Africa. “Farm attacks are continuing unabatedly and, in most instances, farmers are reliant › Read more
AEROCARE TAKES PAARL BOXING DAY UNDER ITS WING
The 123rd edition of the UCI classified Paarl Boxing Day Track Meeting boasts a new headline sponsor who will ensure a high level of staging at Africa’s largest track cycling meeting on 26 December 2020 in Paarl. “It’s with great excitement that we announce Aerocare as headline sponsor of Paarl Boxing Day,” said event coordinator, Wynand › Read more
DIAMOND CLASSIC PRESENTED IN AID OF KATJIEPIERING SCHOOL
The Katjiepiering pre-primary school in Pretoria West has been appointed as sole beneficiary of this year’s Tshwane Diamond Classic, which takes place in Pretoria on 24 May. The second edition of the annual Diamond Classic starts and finishes at the Baviaanspoort Correctional Centre on the outskirts of Pretoria on the way to Cullinan and everything › Read more
DIAMOND CLASSIC AANGEBIED TEN BATE VAN KATJIEPIERING-SKOOL
In Suid-Afrika se huidige benarde ekonomie en gepaardgaande werkloosheid trek almal die gordel stywer. In sommige gevalle is daar egter nie meer ruimte vir besparing nie en dis die onbenydenswaardige posisie waarin die Katjiepiering-kleuterskool in Hermanstad hom bevind. Derhalwe het die eienaar van die Diamond Classic-fietswedren, Mauritz Meyer, besluit om vanjaar se wedren ten bate › Read more
HECTIC PROMOTIONS INTRODUCES ‘NATIONAL PRIDE’ MEDALS
Cycling events non-profit company Hectic Promotions is introducing a new range of “National Pride” medals, which are set to become collector’s items for its 2020 events. The company presents five annual mass participation cycling events and the motive for the medals this year is “National Pride”. Each event medal features a unique South African flower, › Read more
HECTIC PROMOTIONS OFFERS MORE NUMBER PICK-UP VENUES FOR 2020
Cycling events non-profit company Hectic Promotions has increased the footprint of its race registration venues to make their events more user-friendly for as many Gauteng-based cyclists as possible. Their events this year boast an added registration venue for East Rand cyclists at the Cycle Lab Megastore in Boksburg, in addition to collection points in Joburg’s › Read more
HELMET ‘SAVES’ MYBURGH’S LIFE
58-year-old Hennie Myburgh is recovering well following the accident in which he and his son Benito were knocked off their bicycles by a vehicle in Pretoria at the weekend. Myburgh, an amputee who lost his arm in a motorcycle accident, is a regular participant in the Hectic Promotions races and assured the organisation that he › Read more
JOBURG CLASSIC ROUTE ‘BEST IN THE WEST’!
The Joburg Cycle Classic constitutes the best route design that he has done on the West Rand. That’s the message from seasoned Hectic Promotions route specialist Patrick Smit to entrants ahead of the inaugural Joburg Classic, which is presented in aid of CANSA in Lanseria on 29 March this year. Smit is a well-known figure › Read more
HECTIC PROMOTIONS REDUCES ENTRY FEES BY 10%
Cycling events non-profit company Hectic Promotions has announced a 10% reduction in all race entry fees for 2020. The reduced entry amounts will be enforced in the Bestmed Tshwane Classic, Cycle4CANSA, Joburg Classic and Diamond Classic. “We would like to welcome all our riders back after the festive season with some good news. We hope › Read more
DIAMOND CLASSIC MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
The second edition of the Tshwane Diamond Cycle Classic takes place at the Baviaanspoort Correctional Centre on 24 May on the outskirts of Pretoria and everything is in place to present cyclists and their families with another delightful day out in secure surroundings. This year the event boasts the distinction of having official seeding status › Read more