News & Media

Keep up-to-date on all the latest news stories and press releases from within the HotChillee cycling community...

The Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas - Results

The Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas - Results

Tuesday 28th April 2015

The 2nd edition of HotChillee’s Dunkerque-Roubaix with Geraint Thomas took place on Sunday 26th April. The event included Welsh pro Geraint Thomas, Tour de France legend Stephen Roche and a cross section of male and female amateur riders.

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OFFRIDING cycling events launched  - A new series of multi-day gravel rides

OFFRIDING cycling events launched - A new series of multi-day gravel rides

Wednesday 25th March 2015

HotChillee with OPEN cycle announces the formation of a new series of cycling events that take you off-the-beaten-path. Developed by long-time cycling entrepreneurs Gerard Vroomen, Andy Kessler and Sven Thiele, OFFRIDING are free spirited multi-stage gravel rides exploring some of the most beautiful sites and regions around the world. It is bound by a sense of adventure to explore and complete the challenge rather than racing. As such, going off-course is actually encouraged.

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Cape Rouleur 2015 - Final results

Cape Rouleur 2015 - Final results

Sunday 8th March 2015

An exciting week of cycling was closed off today with 100 Cape Rouleur 2015 riders taking part in the Cape Town Cycle Tour. Due to the fires which still burn in parts of the city the ride was shortened to 47km due to safety concerns - however the atmosphere wasn't dampened and Cape Rouleur riders "rode in solidarity" with the Cape Town Fire Fighters.

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Joel Stransky and Jan Braai up for the Cape Rouleur  - predicted to be the toughest one yet

Joel Stransky and Jan Braai up for the Cape Rouleur - predicted to be the toughest one yet

Thursday 26th February 2015

The Cape Rouleur, the first event in the HotChillee 2015 Global Event Series, will host ex Springbok Rugby legend Joel Stransky and South African founder of "National Braai Day" and TV personality, Jan Braai.

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 Dean Downing to ride HotChillee

Dean Downing to ride HotChillee's Cape Rouleur

Wednesday 25th February 2015

Dean Downing, who recently retired from pro racing and who is one of the most popular pros in British criterium racing will be taking part in the Cape Rouleur for the first time. Downing together with many of the Cape Rouleur’s European international riders will stay on to ride the Cape Town Cycle Tour, enjoying a full week of warm weather cycling.

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HotChillee’s Cape Rouleur adds new age category awards

HotChillee’s Cape Rouleur adds new age category awards

Friday 20th February 2015

The Cape Rouleur, will this year add new awards to cover riders across all the age categories. Two new age categories will be eligible for General Classification (GC) awards. The Masters Category (male and female) will be for riders aged 40-49 at the start of the event and the Grand Masters (male and female) will be for 50+ years. The riders with the best GC times will be awarded the coveted glass trophies at the awards ceremony after Stage 3 in the Race Village, Franschhoek.

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MTN-Qhubeka to ride HotChillee’s Cape Rouleur

MTN-Qhubeka to ride HotChillee’s Cape Rouleur

Wednesday 11th February 2015

The Cape Rouleur, the first event in the HotChillee 2015 Global Event Series, will host riders from the MTN-Qhubeka feeder team alongside an exciting blend of development riders, professional, ex-professional and amateur cyclists, celebrities, sporting legends and over 180 international riders. MTN-Qhubeka made history last month when they were the first African team to gain a wildcard entry to the 2015 Tour de France.

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Western Cape cycling season in full swing, events generate over R700 million for local economy

Western Cape cycling season in full swing, events generate over R700 million for local economy

Wednesday 4th February 2015

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said cycling season was in full swing as the province gears up for the Cape Rouleur, the Cape Town Cycle Tour and the Absa Cape Epic.

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HotChillee and Cervélo form Strategic Partnership

HotChillee and Cervélo form Strategic Partnership

Monday 19th January 2015

The multi faceted agreement means that Cervélo will be the Official Road Bike Partner for all HotChillee road events with the Cervélo R5 being the HotChillee Ride Captains bike of choice on all road events. Riders will also be able to gain access to Cervélo bikes, technology and education through the HotChillee Training Ride series that starts at the end of January. The partnership further means that HotChillee becomes an event partner to the famous bike brand.

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HotChillee team finishes second at the Coronation Double Century with Ben Swift, Nicholas Dlamini and Shameeg Salie supporting development cycling

HotChillee team finishes second at the Coronation Double Century with Ben Swift, Nicholas Dlamini and Shameeg Salie supporting development cycling

Monday 24th November 2014

HotChillee 2, the team that included British pro Ben Swift and HotChillee development rider Nicholas Dlamini who has recently signed for the MTN-Qhubeka team, came second (5hr 9min 49sec) in the Coronation Double Century this weekend.

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