Coffee Stop

It all happens at the "Coffee Stop"! What's being discussed on the coffee stops, in the build up to the 2015 Alpine Challenge? If you have any news, rumour or otherwise - please use the contact form to let us know

Adding another dimension . . .

Adding another dimension . . .

Wednesday 25th March 2015

Sven Thiele is the founder of HotChillee. Today the OFFRIDING gravel multi day events were announced in conjunction with OPEN cycle's Gerard Vroomen and Andy Kessler. Here Sven discusses his love and fascination with gravel, dirt and dust and what led him down the gravel pathÂ…

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Ride the London Cycle Sportive with the HotChillee Ride Captains

Ride the London Cycle Sportive with the HotChillee Ride Captains

Saturday 14th March 2015

This year the London Cycle Sportive (10th May 2015) will be supported by the HotChillee Ride Captains - an excellent opportunity to get your seeding time for The LONDON-PARIS 2015 - or to simply enjoy the ride.

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Cape Rouleur 2016 - registration opens today 2pm GMT

Cape Rouleur 2016 - registration opens today 2pm GMT

Monday 9th March 2015

Next years edition of the Cape Rouleur takes place on the slightly earlier dates of 28 February - 3 March 2016. Riders will once again be able to close off the week with riding the Cape Town Cycle Tour on the 6 March.

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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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Cape Rouleur 2015 - Festival Ride Pictures

Cape Rouleur 2015 - Festival Ride Pictures

Friday 6th March 2015

A stunning view at the Cape Town Water Front greeted the finishers of the Cape Rouleur 2015 Festival Ride. Lead by the HotChillee Ride Captains riders were welcomed over the line by friends and family as well as some cycling greats including Phil Liggett and MTN Principal, Doug Rider. A prefect end to the best Cape Rouleur yet.

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Cape Rouleur 2015 Stage 3 Pictures

Cape Rouleur 2015 Stage 3 Pictures

Friday 6th March 2015

A few pictures from the final stage of the Cape Rouleur 2015

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Cape Rouleur 2015 stage 2 - stopped at 158km in temperatures reaching 50C

Cape Rouleur 2015 stage 2 - stopped at 158km in temperatures reaching 50C

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

190 riders today attempted 206km stage 2 of the Cape Rouleur 2015. The organisers stopped all riders at the 158km mark due to extreme temperatures that at times exceeded 46C.

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Double Trouble - Tim Brink, Ride Magazine

Double Trouble - Tim Brink, Ride Magazine

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

So I was meant to post something about the Cape Rouleur prologue last night. Truth be told, I couldn't. Every time I tried to type, the next series of post-time-trial coughs would have me typing things like "fkthtwshard", instead of "what a joyous day to be on a bicycle in the Boland"

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Blazing conditions for Cape Rouleur Stage 1

Blazing conditions for Cape Rouleur Stage 1

Monday 2nd March 2015

Professional cyclists, rising stars and keen amateurs (amongst them some concerned-looking International riders) lined up in scorching summer heat at the start of Stage 1 of the Cape Rouleur in Franschhoek today.

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Cape Rouleur 2015 - Overall Standings after the Prologue

Cape Rouleur 2015 - Overall Standings after the Prologue

Monday 2nd March 2015

This year the 7.6 km Prologue was taken on by riders from the MTN-Qhubeka feeder team, professional and amateur cyclists, celebrity riders and sporting heroes as well as a group of 25 young development riders from local charity songo.info.

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