Bell takes Jock Classic in his own backyard

Bell takes Jock Classic in his own backyard

Nico Bell triumphed in his own backyard when he took two of the three stages to sprint to victory in the Takealot Jock Classic road cycle race in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, today. Riding for NAD Pro, the 35-year-old from Nelspruit shaded Reynard Butler, defending champion...
Maree rates Jock Classic as one of SA’s premier events

Maree rates Jock Classic as one of SA’s premier events

Defending champion David Maree has the Takealot Jock Classic down as a priority for 2019, describing the three-stage one-day event as one of the premier cycling road races on the South African calendar. Riding for the Enza team, the 29-year-old cyclist from Fourways...
New look to Jock Classic opening stage

New look to Jock Classic opening stage

The opening stage of this year’s Takealot Jock Classic will be slightly easier than last year, but competitors will need to keep something in reserve during the three-stage one-day road cycle race on July 13. That is the view of ASG Events chief executive Erick...
Jock Classic aims for inclusivity across the board

Jock Classic aims for inclusivity across the board

The Takealot Jock Classic cycle road race aims to be one of the most inclusive events in the country when it takes place in Mpumalanga on July 13. Among the longest-running races in South Africa, the Jock Classic offers the unique format of three legs in one day,...
Feature race remains popular Jock Classic option

Feature race remains popular Jock Classic option

Even with shorter options on offer for the Takealot Jock Classic road race in July, the feature event of doing three stages in one day remains the popular choice for most cyclists. This is the view of ASG Events chief executive Erick Oosthuizen after the race...
Jock Classic offers cyclists several options

Jock Classic offers cyclists several options

The Takealot Jock Classic, one of South Africa’s oldest road races, will offer a number of options when cyclists take the opportunity to stretch their muscles in mid-winter in Mpumalanga. Covering a distance of 155km, this event offers a unique package in which...