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End of the road for Team Spur
20 December 2018 - 06:25 |
As a successful season for Team Spur draws to a close, Team Spur's director and owner of Podium Sports, Nic Lamond announces the end of the team and reflects on three years of p...
Alan Hatherly wins U23 World Championships in Switzerland
08 September 2018 - 09:15 |
On Friday afternoon 8 September 2018 in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Team Spur's Alan Hatherly executed a tactical masterclass to wrestle the U23 UCI XCO World Championship jersey...
Watch Alan Hatherly live at the XCO World Champs today
07 September 2018 - 09:55 |
The UCI World Championships is the biggest race for any rider – an opportunity to earn the coveted rainbow jersey and bragging rights as World Champ for a full year. Team Spur's...
Alan Hatherly claims first U23 World Cup win in Canada
13 August 2018 - 11:15 |
On Sunday, 12 August in Mont Sainte-Anne, Canada Team Spur's Alan Hatherly controlled an explosive race in the U23 Men's category to win his first-ever UCI XCO World Cup.
Alan Hatherly on the Podium at Nové Město World Cup
28 May 2018 - 04:55 |
Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly was in the thick of the action throughout an enthralling five-lap fight on Saturday at the third round of the UCI U23 World Cup, hosted in Nové Město n...
Alan Hatherly survives mudfest to secure Top-10 at German World Cup
21 May 2018 - 02:30 |
Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly lined up on Saturday afternoon in his first UCI U23 XCO World Cup of the season in Albstadt. The German course is widely regarded as the toughest race...
Successful Continental Championships for Team Spur
24 April 2018 - 05:15 |
Team Spur's Ariane Lüthi and Alan Hatherly both lined up on Sunday, 22 April for their respective Continental Championship races. Ariane was in Spilimbergo, deep in the lush Dol...
Commonwealth Bronze for Alan Hatherly
12 April 2018 - 03:00 |
Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly won Bronze in the Men’s Cross-country mountain bike race for Team South Africa at the Commonwealth Games in Australia earlier today, Thursday 12 April....
Ariane Lüthi to race Absa Cape Epic with Belgian XCO Champ Githa Michiels
08 March 2018 - 07:50 |
In a last-minute change forced by her previous partner's falling ill, Team Spur's Ariane Lüthi has teamed up with Belgian XCO Champion Githa Michiels for the 2018 Absa Cape Epic.
Ariane Lüthi pairs up with Christina Kollmann-Forstner
06 February 2018 - 03:05 |
As the XXIII Winter Olympic Games kick off this week in PyeongChang, at least one athlete from snow-mad Austria packed her sports bags for South Africa, and not South Korea.
Tables turn for Team Spur mechanic and team manager
26 October 2017 - 03:10 |
In something of a change of roles, the Team Spur staffers will saddle up and crank out some watts when they tackle the FNB Wines2Whales Ride from 30 October to 1 November.
Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia win the 2017 Cape Pioneer Trek
21 October 2017 - 08:10 |
The Spur/Red-E and Spur/Valencia teams of Alan Hatherly, Matt Beers, Ariane Luthi and Amy-Beth McDougall secured the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen,...
Team Spur kick start the Cape Pioneer Trek with double stage victory
15 October 2017 - 04:00 |
The Team Spur squads got the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, off to the best possible start with stage victories for both the men’s and women’s team...
Emphatic Silver for Alan Hatherly at UCI MTB World Champs
08 September 2017 - 12:25 |
Team Spur’s Alan Hatherly capped off his best ever XCO season by finishing in second place in the U23 Men’s race at the UCI MTB World Champs in Australia, on Friday 8 September....
Alan Hatherly podiums in Andorra World Cup
03 July 2017 - 03:45 |
Team Spur's Alan Hatherly finished second in the U23 Men’s race at Round 3 of the UCI XCO World Cup in Andorra on Sunday, 2 July. Hatherly put together a near-perfect tactical r...
Emphatic win for Alan Hatherly at African Continental Champs
13 May 2017 - 02:25 |
Alan Hatherly won the men’s Elite XCO title at the African Continental Champs on Friday, 12 May. Hatherly outclassed fellow countryman Stuart Marais and Mauritian, Yannick Linco...
Team Spur announces partnership with Kargo National
27 February 2017 - 10:50 |
Kargo National, the specialist road freight distribution company, has been investing in South African cycling for over three years and will continue to do so in a new partnershi...
Lüthi hungry to reclaim Attakwas crown against powerful field
18 January 2017 - 10:45 |
Five-time winner Ariane Lüthi (Team Spur) is eager to reclaim the Fairview Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge title that she won consecutively from 2011–2015. But the Swiss marathon...
Interview: Alan Hatherly
17 January 2017 - 06:00 |
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Alan Hatherly is an up and coming South African XCO racer whose impressive career highlights at the age of 20 already include the U23 African Continental Championship title, win...
Team Spur signs olympian Alan Hatherly
15 December 2016 - 06:20 |
Team Spur, South Africa’s most progressive mountain bike team, has added Rio Olympian, Alan Hatherly, to its line-up for 2017. The 20-year-old finished a respectable 26th at the...
Reid and Jessop ready to ruffle feathers at Pioneer
14 October 2016 - 09:25 |
After bearing witness to an explosive weekend of racing at the Spur Schools Mountain Bike League Final in Magaliesburg recently, Team Spur is bristling with excitement for the u...
Video: Spur Sizzling Skillz - Nutrition
24 August 2016 - 11:00 |
Eating and drinking can be the last things on your mind when you’re racing at full gas around a fast course. Ariane has some tips on how to make it through a race and avoid hitt...
Video: Spur Sizzling Skillz - Track Stands
17 August 2016 - 10:00 |
Sometimes it’s not about being the fastest! Trackstanding is an essential skill to master on the trail. It’ll help you climb and descend better when the trails get really steep....
Video: Spur Sizzling Skillz - Drop-offs
09 August 2016 - 10:00 |
James Reid recently tore through the all-new Cascades course in Pietermaritzburg to claim his second South African Elite Cross-country title. Get some hot tips from our champion...
Video: Spur Sizzling Skillz - Bottle Handover
13 July 2016 - 10:00 |
Bottle handovers have become an essential part of lap racing and are fun to practice. Our Five-time Absa Cape Epic winner and Swiss Marathon Champion Ariane Kleinhans relies on...