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  1. Interested as well, Evobikes have them at R18k.
  2. Try them... http://www.sportsworld.co.za/category.php?id_category=447
  3. Will I be able to pick up my PPA MTB number at the event Saturday?
  4. Lucky me did Majik, Bloemendal across to Meerendal with no thorns...without tubeless.
  5. I also had the same problem no order reflected yet CC debited, Black Friday on hold ...not worth it given the issues.
  6. Agree i.t.o traffic, now with the roadworks at Clara Anna I find the cars rushing a bit and a few to many construction trucks... A pity as its a nice loop if you include Jip De Jager for a few hills. Good to know its not a mugging hotspot.
  7. I found myself doing Vissershok, Contermans and Tiekie solo midday Saturday afternoon and was wondering if this route is still safe, I have not read of any incidence lately?
  8. Check out Sportworld FB page, basically they leave Pinehurst mall every morning 5:30am weather permitting.
  9. I will soon be moving in the area, so I will closely monitor this thread!
  10. That's a pity, about a year ago I got my new Campy Chorus for about R11k from Totalcycling
  11. Cape Town - An Argentine tri-athlete has slammed SAA for ruining his experience of Iron Man South Africa and upsetting his season’s training schedule after a case with more than R100 000 worth of sports equipment (including a custom Cervélo triathlon bicycle) went missing on a flight from Sao Paulo to Joburg. The airline’s eventual offer to compensate him for a little over a tenth of the estimated value of his gear has infuriated Carlos Catuogno. Catuogno, 40, is a tri-athlete from San Luis, Argentina, who competes regularly in races around South America. After his first “nightmarish” trip, he’s levelled threats of legal action against the airline and has called on other athletes to boycott SAA. In e-mail correspondence with the Cape Argus from his home in San Luis, Catuogno spoke of his frustration: “Today I cannot plan any future competition because I don’t have the equipment and it will take me a long time to purchase it again. So clearly they are damaging my current sports performance.” After hearing positive reviews about the international Ironman triathlon series’ South African leg, which takes place in Port Elizabeth annually, Catuogno decided to train towards the competition, his first outside of South America. “The time to prepare for an Ironman takes more than a year and the most demanding stage is the cycling part because it is the longest of the competition,” he explained. “The results are directly influenced by (one’s mental state). I spent the day before the competition completely stressed, sleepless and doing (inquiries about my bicycle)… I have flown to other sports events with my bike and I never had any problem. This was my first time with South African Airlines and the experience was dreadful.” With the help of a good Samaritan, a South African athlete who lent him a bicycle and running shoes, Catuogno completed the race regardless. But he feels his performance was sub-par. Further, his week-long South African holiday planned for after the event was ruined by constant trips to and from Port Elizabeth airport, police stations and phone calls to authorities. After weeks of inquiries, while still in South Africa and after returning home, Catuogno got a response from SAA a little over a week ago. Iain Worley, a customer care executive, told him the Montreal Convention stipulated a “maximum liability” of an air carrier for losses incurred. This limit is set at $1 770 (about R18 000). Follow-up queries by the Cape Argus to SAA went unanswered. Catuogno has refused to accept the offer of compensation. “I do not understand how it is possible to lose a bike case which weighs 30kg and the fact that nobody knows what happened.” - Cape Argus
  12. I got a new cassette from Total cycling(Campy Chorus 11 speed) 11-23 for R2k landed.
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