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Tuks Cycling Club



The Tuks Cycling club is a club that gives University Of Pretoria students the chance to compete in the colours of Tuks. The main focus on the racing calendar is the USSA student championships, a mini road tour that takes place during the June/July holidays.There is also a mountainbike race at the championships that offers the riders who are up for the challenge a nice one day mountainbiking event.Tuks Cycling are the current defending champions after winning the yellow jersey through Willie Smit as well as the overall team classification at the 2013 championships. We encourage both male and female students to become part of this club and join in the fun, on and off the road.We are looking forward to growing the cycling club and hope to achieve yet another very successful year.

Jacques Horn

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