DOUBLE HONOURS FOR QHUBEKA ACADEMY AT WILRO

The Qhubeka Academy cyclists had lots to smile about as they finished the Wilro Lions Cycle Challenge Junior Race, with Estephan Kotze taking the Juniors win and Jarrod Hattingh winning the U/16 race. The race took place on Sunday 21 April. “After two days of solid rain, we were happy to see that the rain

SAVE THE EARTH & CHANGE LIVES

Today is Earth Day! Over one billion people in 192 countries are participating from Johannesburg to London to Sao Paolo, Seoul to Babylon City, New Delhi to New York, Cape Town to Cairo; people everywhere are taking action in their communities and helping depict the changes we can make on this earth through our choices.

Mzansi Tour powered by CATHSSETA hand over 60 Bicycles

On the 16th of April, the Mpumalanga MEC for Culture, Sports & Recreation, Sibongile Manana, together with the CATHSSETA CEO Mike Tsotetsi, issued 60 bicycles to enthusiastic members of the Luphisi community, in exchange for trees they had grown from seeds. The Mzansi Tour powered by Cathsseta paid a visit to the small rural community

Joberg2C for Qhubeka

Diane Carter will be riding the Joberg2C race from Johannesburg to Scottburgh to raise funds for Qhubeka. The nine-day ride kicks off on 26 April and covers approximately 100km per day. It begins in Heidelberg, just outside of Johannesburg and ends at the Scottburgh beach on 4 May. Diane has always enjoyed mountain biking and

KATLEGO – AN ENTREPRENEUR AT AGE 11

Katlego lives in Vosloorus in Gauteng. In some ways, she’s like many other 11-year old girls. She attends school every day, dreams of what she’ll be when she grows up, and is slightly shy around people she doesn’t know. In other ways, though, Katlego is remarkable. Few other children her age run a successful micro

QHUBEKA ACADEMY EXCELS IN FIRST SA TRACK CHAMPIONSHIPS

From 27 to 31 March 2013, the Qhubeka Academy took part in its first South African National Track Championships at the Belville Velodrome, in Cape Town. Seven Qhubeka Academy riders rode in the championships: four junior riders; Nick Stein, Nico-Paul Bester, Charles Mathewson and Doug Abbot, and three U-16s; Mitch Sparrow, Jarrod Hattingh and Dylan

Qhubeka Buffalo Bicycle Recipients Receive Special Visit

On Friday the 5th April, some of the Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung riders got to spend the day with the feeder team, MTN-Qhubeka World Cycling Centre Africa. Qhubeka had the opportunity to take these riders into one of the communities where we work and introduce them to some of the people who are benefiting from

London Learners Donate 20 Bicycles To South African Students

About 20 girls from Thomas’ Clapham School in London recently donated 20 Qhubeka Buffalo Bicycles to the Wildlands Conservation Trust Tree-preneur Project run from the Spier Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. The girls raised the funds for the bicycles by each undertaking to raise one hundred pounds. The main driver for the fundraiser being a bicycle

Qhubeka Academy to feature on SuperSport

The MTN Qhubeka Grand Prix, which took place recently at the Hector Norris Park velodrome in Johannesburg, will be featured on SuperSport television during April. The event was hosted by MTN Club 100 to highlight its partnership with Qhubeka and as a platform for its Academy. The programme included top class track racing from some