After Catalunya and Pais Vasco

After Catalunya and Pais Vasco

After Catalunya and Pais Vasco I was pretty disappointed because things didn’t go according to plan. It’s frustrating because those were two of th...

Training Camp update

Training Camp update

So we’ve been up in Livigno, Italy with the team as we prepare for the Vuelta a Espana. We have another ten days or so left here. The first few days...

Training Camp Completed

Training Camp Completed

So I am on my way back to Lucca after nearly three weeks in Livigno. We’ve been here on a training camp which has been really good. I have never had...

Leaving for Spain

Leaving for Spain

I’m at the point now where I just want the Vuelta a Espana to start already. All the training has been done and I am just waiting for the race to ge...

Vuelta a Espana Update 1

Vuelta a Espana Update 1

It has all started. We’re four days into the race now. Everything started with press conferences in the beginning which was a little tiring as we we...

Vuelta a Espana Rest Day Blog

Vuelta a Espana Rest Day Blog

We’ve just finished our coffee ride for today so I thought I’d take some time to update you on the race so far. I’m actually not as tired as I t...

5th in the Vuelta

5th in the Vuelta

So where to begin? Yesterday was a great day for the team. To finish 5th place on the hardest climb in the Vuelta’s history is very satisfying. Th...

Louis Meintjes: I hope for 2015

Louis Meintjes: I hope for 2015

I recently did this interview with CyclingTips.com.au  The 2013 world under 23 road race silver medallist Louis Meintjes is still just 22 years of ag...

Tour of Oman and Looking forward

Tour of Oman and Looking forward

It has been such a busy few weeks racing that I can’t even remember the off season. We started with a big training block in Mallorca. The temperatur...

Tour Down Under and SA Champs

Tour Down Under and SA Champs

This was the first time I’ve started my season in Australia. It was good…we would have liked to have better results but overall it was ok. I felt ...

Holidays are over

Holidays are over

I’m off to Australia today to start the season with Lampre-Merida at the Tour down under. Before we get down to business, here’s some photos from ...

2015 has been an amazing year.

2015 has been an amazing year.

Looking back on 2015 I feel I had more good luck then bad and I am very grateful for this. My time with Team MTN has been amazing and it was a very ha...

Criterium du Dauphine

Criterium du Dauphine

Completing my first Criterium du Dauphine was a pretty good experience. The motivation was really high from the team but my personal motivation was al...

Giro del Trentino

Giro del Trentino

Here’s a quick update after Giro del Treninto to just say thanks to the team and you guys for the support. When finishing eighth in a race, you alwa...