News & Media

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


Blazing conditions for Cape Rouleur Stage 1

Blazing conditions for Cape Rouleur Stage 1

Monday 2nd March 2015

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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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Cape Rouleur 2015 Prologue Photos & Results

Cape Rouleur 2015 Prologue Photos & Results

Sunday 1st March 2015

Highlights of today's Prologue - close results and some exciting racing ahead.

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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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