Race to the Sun: From The Pros

Race to the Sun: From The Pros

The 2019 edition of Race to the Sun is 2 days away and preparations for the race are well on their way. This year’s event is definitely attracting more pro riders to the front end of the field, who will be competing for the acclaimed prize money of R20,000 for the top...
Cycling Team Names

Cycling Team Names

The 2018/2019 competition team names were so creative and witty, we couldn’t help but to share our top 10 favourite cycling team names. Race to the Sun can be done as a solo participant or as a team of two or four. For those who would like to experience the journey as...
3-month training plan for 100mile race

3-month training plan for 100mile race

Riding a 167km race might seem like a daunting task for most, purely because of the training commitment and hours you need to spend on the bike. The cut-off time for Race to the Sun is at 15km/h, which is a reachable goal for any first-timer. The maximum elevation at...
5 Training Tips For A 100-Mile Race

5 Training Tips For A 100-Mile Race

Training for a 100-mile race can feel like a daunting task. Kevin Benkenstein shares his top 5 training tips to help you ease into it and conquer race day.   Mostly easy, a little really hard Training should be done 80% below heart rate and 20% as hard as you can...