#TuksSport: Mr Steven Ball, new TuksSport Director wants student-athletes to strive to make a difference
Posted on January 29, 2021
Many years ago, a young boy in Ladysmith loved nothing more than to do all kinds of sports and dive into swimming pools. Like many youngsters, he had hoped to become one of the best.
When he realised early on it would not happen, he did not get discouraged. Through his participation, he had...
#TuksCycling: Worsdale races to a 3rd 947RideJoburg top ten finish
Posted on November 17, 2020
Alex Worsdale (OfficeGuru) achieved a unique triple over the weekend when he finished 4th in the 947RideJoburg-race.
#TuksCycling: Tuks cyclist loves to dictate races from the front
Posted on November 05, 2020
It is said the best cycling moments are the ones where you bite off more than you can chew and live through it.
UP cyclist wins bronze during virtual World University Cycling Championships
Posted on June 15, 2020
University of Pretoria (UP) student Andries Nigrini recently raced to a third-place finish during the virtual edition of the World University Cycling Championships. About 20 riders from around the world competed in the event, which is sponsored by the International University Sports Federation.
#TuksCycling: Tuks rider aims to win a different medal at SA Road Cycling Champs
Posted on February 04, 2020
The Tuks cyclist Andries Nigrini is going to have a severe duel with the stopwatch on Friday during the South African Road Cycling Championships in Swadini.
#TuksCycling: UCT outrides Tuks to win Varsity Mountain Bike title
Posted on October 31, 2019
Try they did, but unfortunately, mechanical setbacks at crucial times hampered the Tuks men's mountain bike team in their quest to win the FNB Wines2Whales Pinotage Varsity Mountain Bike-title.
#TuksCycling: Tuks riders can cause an upset during the Varsity Mountain Bike-event
Posted on October 24, 2019
Andries Nigrini has already helped TuksCycling achieved two breakthroughs this year, but his campaign in the "Striped jersey" is far from finished.
#TuksCycling: Tuks cyclist wins coveted yellow jersey at USSA Championships
Posted on July 05, 2019
It took a while, but at long last, a Tuks cyclist managed to win the coveted yellow jersey during the USSA Cycling Championships.
#TuksCycling: Tuks cyclists aim to change a four-year-old statistic during USSA Championships
Posted on June 25, 2019
The last time a Tuks cyclist managed to overall win the individual competition during the USSA Championships was in 2014; it is a statistic that the current riders certainly will want to rectify from Sunday when they start competing in and around Stellenbosch.
#TuksCycling: Nigrini’s bronze performance at SA Road Cycling Championships is unique
Posted on February 11, 2019
Andries Nigrini might have achieved something over the weekend during the South African Road Cycling Championships in Pretoria what very few other Tuks male cyclists had managed to do, and that is to medal.
#TuksCycling: Tuks riders want to medal at SA Road Champs’ under-23-race
Posted on February 07, 2019
Some of South Africa’s most hardcore cyclists will take to battling the stopwatch tomorrow during the first day of South Africa’s Road Championships in Pretoria.
#TuksCycling: It is going to be tough to beat Moolman-Pasio at SA Road Cycling Champs
Posted on February 06, 2019
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio (CCC-Liv) is going to win the South African women’s road race on Saturday in Pretoria, except if some riders are prepared to show real guts and really take the racing to her.
TEG Continental-team is going to shift the boundaries of SA Cycling
Posted on November 05, 2018
TEG is shifting the boundaries of South African cycling from next year with the announcement that they are going to sponsor a Continental team.
#TuksCycling: Mokgopo inspires off and on his mountain bike
Posted on August 29, 2018
Not many athletes can claim to bring positive change to people’s lives while they are in a constant battle to overcome their own setbacks.
#TuksCycling: Benson is one of cycling’s true “warriors”
Posted on June 27, 2018
When the going gets tough, the tough get going seems to be the motto the Tuks cyclist, Michelle Benson, abides by when she gets on her bicycle to race.
#TuksCycling: Tuks cyclists on a mission to reclaim USSA-title
Posted on June 20, 2018
The 19-year-old Travis Barrett proved last year with his eighth-place finish in the Telkom 94.7 Cycle Challenge that he can be a rider for the big moment, so it won’t be a surprise if he gets a podium finish at the USSA Cycling Championships in Pretoria.
#TuksCycling: UP-Tuks teams finished with silver & bronze at 2017 Varsity Sports MTB Champs
Posted on October 02, 2017
UP-Tuks teams podiumed at 2017 Varsity Sports MTB Championships
TuksCycling: UP-Tuks mountain bikers can surprise at Varsity Mountain Bike Challenge
Posted on September 29, 2017
If ever there was a case to be made out for when the going gets tough, the tough gets going it has to be this weekend when the UP-Tuks Mountain cyclists compete at the Varsity Mountain Bike Challenge outside Paarl.
#TuksCycling: William Mogkopo won the Exxaro green jersey
Posted on March 27, 2017
William Mogkopo & partner won the Exxaro green jersey
UP helps to keep cyclists safe during the Cape Town Cycle Tour
Posted on March 09, 2017
A medical screening questionnaire and targeted educational intervention programme originally developed by Prof Martin Schwellnus from UP, will help medical staff prepare for medical emergencies that may occur on Race Day.