Cuff and Vorster proved to be unbeaten in Omaruru.
Ingrim Cuff 1st Drikus Coetzee 3rd and Costa Seibeb 2nd
Irene Steyn 3rd, Michelle Vorster 1st and Anneke Steenkamp 2nd
Papo and Vorster victorious in Swakopmund
Xavier Papo (MBM) took the win in a sprint finish over Brandon Plaatjes (KIA Elite) who finished 2nd and De Koe (Nedbank) in 3rd.
In the Womens race Michelle Vorster (KIA Elite) took the win with a 15 minute lead over 2nd position Irene Steyn (MBM). Michelle Doman finished in 3rd.
Photos: Charlene Du Raan
Denzil De Koe, Xavier Papo and Brandon Plaatjes
Michelle Vorster, Irene Steyn and Michelle Doman
Costa Seibeb and Michelle Vorster tamed the the tough MTB X-Ride to take top spots.
Costa took King of the Mountain as well the Overall win. Xavier Papo was cowned King of the Gravel.
Michelle took Queen of the Gravel, Queen of the Mountain and Overall win for women.
Check out the result pages for more results.
FLTR: Brendan Dickerson (Organiser) Michelle Vorster, Costa Seibeb, Johan Pretorius (Organiser)
8 April 2017
Photo: Charl Du Preez
South African Under 23 rider Wessel Botha took top honors in the 2017 Nedbank Rock and Rut XC1 (C1) event held in Windhoek Saturday 1 April. Namibians Costa Seibeb and Tristan De Lange finished 2nd and 3rd.
In the Elite Womens category South Africa's Cherie Redecker took the win over SA Champion Mariske Strauss in 2nd and Vera Adrian from Namibia in 3rd.
See full results - UCI Categories
In the Junior Men category, young Alex Miller from Namibia surprised all by wining his race with Pieter du Toit and Brendan Van Eeden from South Africa finihing 2nd and 3rd.
FLTR: Costa Seibeb, Wessel Botha, Tristan De Lange
FLTR: Mariske Strauss, Cherie Redecker, Vera Adrian
FLTR: Pieter Du Tiot, Alex Miller, Brendan Van Eeden
Joze Barth victorious at Nedbank WPP 3 Copper Kettle road cycling race with Ingrim Cuff finishing second.
Michelle Doman took the win for Elite Women.
Winners of the 2017 Nedbank Cycle Challenge 100km Till Drobisch and Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite)
From left: Till Drobisch, Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) and Lionel Matthews (MD Nedbank Namibia)
Till Drobisch took the top spot in todays Nedbank Cycle Challenge over 100km. Drikus Coetzee (Team KIA Elite) took 2nd with Xavier Papo (MBM) finishing 3rd
Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) dominated the women's race by winning the 100km road race with Michelle Doman 2nd and Irene Steyn (MBM) 3rd
Today's 2017 Nedbank Namibian National XCM Championships (60km Men) was won by Costa Seibeb (Nedbank) with defending champion Till Drobisch finishing in 2nd and Xavier Papo (MBM) taking 3rd.
In the womens category defending champion Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) took the win with Irene Steyn (MBM) taking 2nd place and Michelle Doman finishing 3rd.
12/2/2017 Photo: Facebook
Till Drobisch and Vera Adrian took double gold to become 2017 Namibian National Champions for Road Cycling and Individual Time Trial.
Drikus Coetzee (Team KIA Elite) today showed his steel by winning the WPP 2 Dobra Loops race over a distance of 98km in a time of 3h30 29min with Fiffy Kashululu finishing 2nd in the Elite Category.
Michelle Doman took the win for the Elite Women over a distance of 70km
Till Drobisch victorious in the first Nedbank WPP race for 2017 on the Dordabis road over 100km with Petrus Lotto finishing in 2nd.
Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) took the win for Elite Women over a distance of 70km with Irene Steyn finishing in 2nd.
Photo: WPP FB Page
Solo rider Konny Looser from Switzerland wins 2016 Nedbank Desert Dash in a time of 14h37min45sec with Team KIA Elite (4 Person Mix Team) finishing seconds behind Looser.
Solo women rider Rebecca Robisch from Germany took the win for Solo women in a time of 17h48min10sec
Costa Seibeb (Nedbank) and Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) won the Elite categories at the Nedbank WPP 6 road race in Rehoboth
Below the photo finish between 2nd and 3rd position in the Elite race, Jo-Joe Hamunyela took 2nd by 10 thousands of a second over Dan Craven,
WPP 4 of the Nedbank WPP Road Cycling series took place on the Dordabis road east of Windhoek this morning.
Denzel de Koe surprised all by taking the win for Elite men over 100km in a time of 2:38:39 while Michelle Vorster from Team KIA Elite won the Elite womens category in a time of 1:51:59
2016 Megabuild MTB and Wispeco Trail Run a huge success.
Costa Seibeb took the overall win on the 40Km MTB and Johanita de Waal showed her MTB talents by winning the womens category.
In the Trail Run Pinehas Erastus had the fastest legs and in the Womens category Henriette Crouse kicked dust in her competitors eyes.
Nolan Hoffmann,former Argus winner from South Africa and Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) crowned champions of the 2016 The Namibian Pick n Pay Cycle Classic Road race.
Vorster (Team KIA Elite) also took the win yesterday in the MTB race over 50km and Xavier Papo (MBM) took the win for the men over the same distance.
Xavier Papo (MBM) wins WB Coast Classic MTB Challenge over 80km in 3h03m with Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite) crowned the Ladies Champion
Xavier Papo (Mannies Bike Mecca) wins Gobabis Spar MTB over 80km in a time of 3h09m58sec at Sandune Lodge in Gobabis
Team Klein-Aus Vista MTB with Piet Swiegers and Herbert Peters won the 2016 FNB Otjihavera Experience over 2 days around Midgard Country Lodge.
The FNB Schools League MTB Finals took place this weekend.
See the results in the Latest Result and all Result pages.
Future Namibian champions ready for action...............
PROUD TO BE NAMIBIAN
Dan Craven and Vera Adrian represented Namibia in Road Cycling at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
Although not one of them finished their race, the experience gained at the Olympic Games will be valuable for cycling in Namibia.
2016 Namibian National MTB Cross Country Champions - UCI Categories
From Left: Tristan De Lange - Under 23 Men, Xavier Papo - Elite Men, Michelle Vorster - Elite Women, Herbert Peters - Junior Men, Steffanie Grossmann - Junior Women.
Mr Richard Meeks from Nedbank Namibia handing over a cheque of N$ 60 000.00 for sponsorship of the Nedbank Namibian National MTB Championships
Xavier Papo ( Team MBM ) and Michelle Vorster ( Team KIA Elite) crowned winners of the very popular Hollard MTB Series at Africa Safari Lodge this weekend.
Vorster also took the overall win for Open Women over 75km and Papo came second in the Elite Men category
DE LANGE WINS 75KM AFRICA SAFARI LODGE MTB MARATHON in 2 HOURS 51 SECONDS
TEAM MBM (MEN), XAVIER PAPO AND TJIPE MURANGI WINNING THE 2016 NAMIB QUEST WITH TEAM KIA ELITE (MIX), MICHELLE VORSTER AND WIM STEENKAMP FINISING 2ND OVERALL AND 1ST MIX TEAM.
Seibeb (Nedbank) and Vorster (Team KIA Elite) crowned winners of the 2016 Otjiwa Eagle Ride MTB Challenge. (See Result pages for full results)
Hosting Sponsor: Otjiwa Lodge
Main Event Sponsors: Hollard Namibia and KIA Motors Namibia
Main Sponsor: Wispeco Namibia
Nedbank Rock and Rut XC2 presented by Pupkewitz Megabuild
The Main race was won by Herbert Peters (Mannies Bike Mecca) and Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite)
Other results available on Latest Result pages
2016 Hollard MTB X Ride was won by Xavier Papo (Mannies Bike Mecca) and Michelle Vorster (Team KIA Elite)
Johan Faber took King of the Gravel while Michelle Vorster took Queen of the Gravel and Queen of the Mountains.
Xavier Papo was also crowned King of the Mountains.
WCFM Hollard MTB Challenge a huge success in Swakopmund with more than 220 entries.
70Km Marathon was won by Ingrim Cuff and Wanda Tattersall and the 35km half marathon was won by Charl Du Plooy and Christiana Beulker
NORBERT MEYER (CYCLETEC) AND MICHELLE VORSTER ( TEAM KIA ELITE) TOOK THE HONORS IN THE ELITE CATEGORIES AT THE NEDBANK ROCK AND RUT XC 1
VERA ADRIAN, DOUBLE GOLD AT THE AFRICAN ROAD RACE CHAMPIONSHIPS AND 2016 ELITE WOMEN AFRICAN CHAMPION
VERA AND MICHELLE ALSO MANAGED TO QUALIFY A SPOT FOR NAMIBIA AT THE 2016 OLYMPIC GAMES IN RIO
AN-LI KACHELHOFFER AND KIM LE COURT FINISHED 2ND AND 3RD RESPECTIVELY
VERA ADRIAN TAKING GOLD IN THE WOMEN'S INDIVIDUAL TIME TRIAL AT THE AFRICAN CONTINENTAL ROAD CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MOROCCO WITH JEANNE D'ARC GIRUBUNTU FROM RWANDA 2nd AND SAMANTHA SANDERS FROM SOUTH AFRICA 3rd
TILL DROBISCH WINNING THE 2016 NEDBANK CYCLE CHALLENGE
Photos: Du Raan / Facebook
GENEVIEVE WEBER CROWNED NEDBANK CYCLE CHALLENGE WOMENS CHAMPION
TILL DROBISCH CROWNED 2016 NAMIBIAN XCM CHAMPION WITH MICHELLE VORSTER AS NAMIBIAN XCM CHAMPION FOR ELITE WOMEN.
In the picture from left Xavier Papo 3rd, Till Drobisch 1st and Costa Seibeb 2nd
Below from left: Hester Prins 3rd, Michelle Vorster 1st and Vera Adrian 2nd
Photo: Gernot De Klerk- Twitter
DAN CRAVEN WON THE NATIONAL 2016 NAMIBIAN ROAD CYCLING CHAMPION TITLE AND VERA ADRIAN TOOK THE CROWN ELITE WOMENS CHAMPION.
Till Drobisch finished 2nd with Costa Seibeb 3rd in the Men Lite Category and Michelle Vorster also finished 2nd in the Elite Ladies category
Full Results on the result pages.
Below Photos of the Elite and Under 23 winners
TILL DROBISCH TODAY CLAIMED THE PUPKEWITZ MEGABUILD NAMIBIAN NATIONAL ITT TITLE FOR ELITE MEN WITH VERA ADRIAN, THE ONLY ELITE WOMEN ENTRY WINNING THE ELITE WOMENS TITLE.
Drobisch completed the 32.4 Km in 44 min 49.50sec with Dan Craven in 2nd position in 45 min 31.19 sec.
The 2015 National ITT champion Gerhard Mans Jnr. finished 3rd
Photo Credit: WPP Facebook/ Justin Ellis
NAMIBIAN CYCLISTS EXCEL IN MPUMALANGA LADIES CYCLE TOUR WITH MICHELLE VORSTER FINISHING 2ND OVERALL
Nedbank Desert Dash 2015
First over the finish line after 369Km on a Mountainbike, the 2man team from Mannies Bike Mecca,Team MBM - Tjipe Murangi and Max Knox in a time of 14hours,27min17seconds.
Solo men category was won by Konny Looser 15h03m20s and the Solo womens category by Rene Schoeman in a time of 19h11m49sec
Namibian riders Martin Freyer and Michael Pretorius from Team KIA Namiba won the Wines2Whales - Adventure MTB stage race
over 3 days in South Africa.
For more info click here: Stage Reports
Photo Credit: Tobi Ginsberg - Volume Photography
W2WMtb #MyAdventure #FNBMTB
2015 NAMIBIAN XCO NATIONAL CHAMPIONS
From left: Elite Men - Costa Seibeb, Elite Women- Michelle Vorster, U23 Men - Michael Pretorius with Mannie Heymans - President of the NCF.
Tristan de Lange (not in photo) was crowned National Champion - Junior Men