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Cape Rouleur kicks off bumper month of premier cycling events

Cape Rouleur kicks off bumper month of premier cycling events

Thursday 27th February 2014

The multi-stage endurance race, the Cape Rouleur, kicks off this week, marking the start of a series of premier cycling events taking place in the Western Cape this month.

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Legends and Stars line up for the Cape Rouleur 2014

Legends and Stars line up for the Cape Rouleur 2014

Thursday 20th February 2014

The Cape Rouleur, the first Global Event Series event of the year will host a number of stars and celebrities alongside 150 international riders competing in the multi stage road event based in Franschhoek, Western Cape.

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The Hub Autumn Edition - The Latest News from HotChillee

The Hub Autumn Edition - The Latest News from HotChillee

Friday 18th October 2013

Following an extremely busy summer, please find below the Autumn Hub. We review the final event in our global series; the Alpine Challenge and also our newest addition Le Grand Truc. Thank you to all the inspirational riders we have met throughout the year, we feature some of you in this edition, including those that have completed all three events in the series.

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Entries open for HotChillee

Entries open for HotChillee's 2014 Alpine Challenge on 1st October 2013

Wednesday 25th September 2013

Entries for the Alpine Challenge 2014, taking place on 3rd to 7th September, open at 12:00 on 1st October 2013. Part of HotChillee's Global Event Series, the three day event pushes riders mentally and physically, with a gruelling 8000+ metres of climbing across approximately 330kms.

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The Alpine Challenge: Stage Three in pictures

The Alpine Challenge: Stage Three in pictures

Saturday 14th September 2013

The Alpine Challenge 2013 is complete and the celebrations have begun. 331kms with a total ascent of 6676 metres spread over The Prologue and three stages, all within three days. Here's a few highlights from Stage Three.

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The Alpine Challenge 2013 draws to a close, but not without some incredible achievements and lasting memories

Saturday 14th September 2013

The Alpine Challenge 2013 is complete and the celebrations have begun. 331kms with a total ascent of 6676 metres spread over The Prologue and three stages, all within three days. During the event, which marks the end of HotChillee's Global Event Series, there was a dramatic swing in the weather from torrential downpours, to warm sunshine.

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Stage Two of the Alpine Challenge 2013: In pictures

Friday 13th September 2013

The sun came out for Stage Two of the Alpine Challenge 2013, which saw riders push themselves in the mountainous region. Col de Bluffy and Col des Aravis featured in today's stage. Here's a few pictures from the day:

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The Prologue and Stage One of Alpine Challenge 2013 is completed by riders from across the globe

Thursday 12th September 2013

At 7.15am riders of the Alpine Challenge gathered at the Rider Village on Lake Annecy for the start of the final event in HotChillee's Global Event Series 2013. With threatening rain clouds overhead, the mood was one of nervous excitement.

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Alpine Challenge 2013: The Prologue and Stage One in pictures

Thursday 12th September 2013

A wet, but eventful first day on the Alpine Challenge 2013 saw riders complete The Prologue and Stage One. Here's a selection of pictures from the day.

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Riders arrive in Annecy for the Alpine Challenge 2013

Wednesday 11th September 2013

Riders from across the globe headed to HotChillee's Rider Village in Annecy to sign-on for the Alpine Challenge, the final event in HotChillee's Global Event Series 2013. At the edge of Lake Annecy, riders were able to get last minute tweaks and repairs made to their bikes, thanks to the team of mechanics and Purple Harry was on hand to give bikes a good clean. At 3pm a group of riders gathered for the Leisure Ride, giving legs a gentle warm-up for the next few days of intense climbing in the mountains.

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