African Cycling

Qhubeka Charity: The Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift extend long-term partnership

July 8, 2023

These two high-profile cycling events have announced the continuation of their partnership with Qhubeka for 2023. Qhubeka is a high-profile and highly effective African social mobility charity. This support has already led to the distribution of over 1,500 Qhubeka bicycles to schoolchildren across South Africa. Qhubeka is also one of…

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Supporting African Riders in the World Tour

July 5, 2023

An Interview with Aike Visbeek (Intermarche-Circus-Wanty) Here at the 2023 Tour de France in the SW corner of France, we caught up with Aike Visbeek, the Performance Manager of the Intermarche-Circus-Wanty World Tour team discussing how they are now the…

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Tour du Benin 2023

May 18, 2023

Results and Reflections on the Race and the National Team The Tour du Benin, May 2 – 7th, the second year as UCI 2.2, highlighted some of the best talent on the African continent and the power of ownership. The…

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Tour de Lunsar Women

Tour de Lunsar Women’s Race

April 27, 2023

The 2023 Science in Sport Tour de Lunsar got underway today with the women’s and junior races. Each race followed the same criterium style route around Lunsar and then out and back to nearby Rogberi Junction, a parcours that promised…

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The Remarkable Journey of Eyeru

March 8, 2023

September 19, 2021 – Facebook message with Eyeru Eyeru and Team Africa Rising have been intertwined since Eyeru was a teenager in Ethiopia. During one of our visits to Ethiopia in 2014/15, this young woman burst onto our radar as…

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Tour du Rwanda 2023’s Highlights

February 28, 2023

This year’s Tour du Rwanda proved to be an edge-of-your-seat event with multiple Stage winners and General Classification holders. As with all UCI stage races fought to the brutal last hundreds of meters, there is always a melancholic sadness the…

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Tour of Rwanda: Rise of Eric Muhoza

February 21, 2023

After two days of massive sprint finishes at the Tour of Rwanda, today’s Stage 3 was primed to be the stage to shake up the General Classification and showcase the talent that makes the Tour of Rwanda one of the…

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ACCC

African Continental Road Championships 2023

February 17, 2023

Please find below a list of all the gold medal winners (African Champions) at this year’s African Continental Championships, hosted by the Ghanaian Cycling Federation from 8-17 February. In terms of gold medals, Team Algeria simply dominated the event, taking…

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Importance of La Tropicale to African Cycling

January 30, 2023

The last time La Tropicale Amissa Bongo, the longest-running UCI 2.1 race on the African continent, was held was in 2020. The last stage raced was on January 26th, right before the world shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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The New Elite In Africa Cycling: Four Nations Broke Away in 2022…

December 30, 2022

As we draw to the end of 2022, it is important to recognise the successes across the year, and look towards the possible highlights of 2023… Firstly, lets look at the 2022 end of year UCI Africa Tour rankings as…

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