Neville Cragg

Life on Two Wheels

About the Author

I’m a determined bastard trying to make it big in the Cape Town Cycling Scene, starting at the bottom and clawing my way up one wheel at a time.

To crack my first big race win. It took me 950h of racing and training, 22110km and 650 exercises to get there in just over two years.

Below is my bio since then:

I currently race as Captain in Team Aurecon Sub-Vet Race team and compete in the 30-34 age group in South African road races and in MTB events.

I have completed numerous tours and stage races at elite level, including the Giro Del Capo, three ABSA Cape Epics, two Sani2C’s and the Tour de Boland. I have raced countless one day events including annual road leagues, Criteriums WP and SA Championships in Road, MTB, Time Trial and Track.

Below is a summary of my results:

Outstanding results:       

4th – UWCT Masters World Championship Time Trial Mens 30-34

14th – UWCT Masters World Championship Road Race Mens 30-34      

Silver Medal  – South African National Time Trial Championship Men’s 30-34.  2012

1st Western Province Time Trial Men’s 30-39. WP Championship Colours 2011

1st Men’s 30-34 Road Time Trial – UCWT Masters Worlds Qualifier, Msunduzi  2011

13th Men’s 30-34 Road Race – UCWT Masters Worlds Qualifier, Msunduzi  2011

1st Men’s 30-34 – MTN OFM Cycle Tour 2011

4th Overall SA National Road Champs 2011 SV 30-34

33rd Mens Team 39th  Overall ABSA Cape Epic 2010

1st Place 2010 Engen Dynamic Cycle Challenge Cape Town in the Sub-vets category

39th Overall – ABSA Cape Epic MTB race 2010

1st Overall  – WP MTB XCO series 2010 : WP Colours Awarded

Subaru Sani2C – 17th Overall 2011

1st Place SV and 6th Overall  –  Oude Molen MTB Challenge 2011

1st Place Killarney Criterium Night Series and 2nd in Overall series points.

Lap Record Holder  – UCT Time Trial Circuit

Notable results:

11th Overall, 6th SV – MTN Gravel Travel National MTB Series 2011

64th  – Giro Del Capo  2010.

101st  – Argus Cycle Tour 2010, 116th 2011

1st Place  – Drakenstein Super Series Round 4 2010

5th Place Overall in the Pro Classic Spring League Cape Town SV  2010

6th Place Overall  2010 Lion of Africa De Grendel MTB

10th Place Overall 2010 Die Burger MTB Challenge

5th  Subaru Sani2C 2009 Mixed category

7th Overall  WP Summer League SV Category 2009

4th Place Overall Willowcreek Nuy Valley MTB Challenge 2009.


8 thoughts on “About the Author

      1. That’s insane. Haven’t used Strava before (will do now, it looks awesome). You should come round on Thursdays when UCT holds the weekly time trial, show us all how its done. 😀

  1. Neville i’m so impressed with your article on the Methanol FS. Do you mind letting me know what that cost you to setup? I’m looking into a new bike and have only heard great things about Bianchi. My roadie is a Bianchi, but have a HT & FS Scott. Been looking at other combinations as well. Thanks so much.

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