The songo.info Champions Race, presented by fibertime™️, is Back!

The greatest mountain biking spectator event, the songo.info Champions Race is back from a three year hiatus, with fibertime™ as the new presenting sponsor. As ever the event will be staged in Kayamandi on the Wednesday before the Absa Cape Epic and some of the world’s best MTB racers will turn out to hone their…

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songo.info Cycling Progress Report – October 2023

2023 has been a busy year of riding and racing for the children in the songo.info programme. Having joined as senior coach this year Brad Stow reflects on the progress which has been made and where there is room for growth in the remainder of the year and heading into 2024. songo Tots: It’s quite…

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songo.info Race Report from the 2023 SA BMX Nationals

Race Report

On Wednesday the 4th October myself, Brad Stow, along with my partner Nicole Murphy and her sister Christine Yiannakis left Durbanville and met five very excited kids at the songo.info clubhouse in Stellenbosch. We loaded our bikes and luggage into the Toyota Quantum that was very kindly loaned to us by Bobby Behan and James…

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songo.info Graduates Go To Belgium’s Bakala Academy

Bakala Academy

Zola Ngxakeni and Ntlantla Nonkasa won a trip to the Bakala Academy, at the University of Leuven, in Belgium as part of their Exxaro Jersey victory at the 2023 Absa Cape Epic. For nearly a decade each edition’s Exxaro category winners have visited the Bakala Academy, which also serves as the training base for Soudal…

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songo.info Race Report: Round 7 of the WC BMX Series

Overberg BMX Club

On Sunday, 3 September, ten kids from songo.info participated in the 7th round of the WC BMX Provincial points series. This was the first provincial race after a long winter break during which the songo kids focused on academics. Needless to say, they were all very keen to get back on to the race track.…

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Race Report: #6 of the Western Cape BMX Series in Hermanus

This past weekend Sipho, Ntlantla and Mama Amelia and Brad Stow accompanied 10 kids to the 6th leg of the provincial BMX series which took place at the Overberg BMX Club in Hermanus. The fairly long drive from Stellenbosch to Hermanus was made comfortable and safe for the team thanks to Specialized and Toyota giving…

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Praising Tsholofelo Letlola

Tsholofelo Letlola

There’s no recipe for success or a linear curve for personal growth. At songo.info each child enrolled in the programme has their natural ups and downs. Struggling with the normal teenage issues, or battling with a particular subject at school. Not infrequently the problems are more serious and sustained; the lure of drinking and drugs…

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songo.info Race Report: SA BMX Cup 1, 2 & 3

Race Report

Over the Easter weekend, Bradley Stow and Ntlantla Nonkasa accompanied 10 kids to the first BMX national event of the year, which took place at the Kraaifontein BMX track near Durbanville. It was a very special moment for Western Cape BMX as the last time a national race took play at this track was well…

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songo Race Report: WP BMX #5 – Kraaifontein

This past Sunday, 2 April, 11 children accompanied by myself and Ntlantla Nonkasa traveled to the newly rebuilt BMX track at the Kraaifontein Sports Club. This was an important race as it served as a trial run for the SA Cup that is taking place this coming Easter weekend. Wrote Bradley Stow.  Songo.Info was represented…

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songo.info Race Report: Western Cape BMX #4 Hermanus

On Sunday, the 12th of March ,13 children accompanied by myself, Brad Stow, Ntlantla and Asabonga traveled to Hermanus BMX track to take part in the 4th leg of the Western Cape BMX provincial points series. songo.info was represented by the following riders: Likho Mayekiso, Onesimo Ndzonyana, Lakhanya Skhobongwane, Alunamida Mathafeni, Kanya Xhapha, Mihlali Stuurman, Juju Mbikahlobo, Uviwe Tshali, Awethu Mtekeli, Tsholofelo Letlola, Mihlali Nyembezi, Lilitha…

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songo.info Vacancy: Finance & Admin Manager

songo.info is hiring a Finance and Admin Manager to oversee the programme’s financial and administrative functions.  Roles and Responsibilities General Administration: Manage Trust administration. Support legal Trustee with management of legal requirements and structures regarding contracts and the Trust etc. Risk Management of the clubhouse and programme.   Financial Management:  Monitor cash flow and support…

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2023 BMX Season Kicks of at Zone 7

On Sunday, 28 January, songo.info had 10 riders compete in the first WC Provincial BMX race of 2023, which was held at Zone 7 BMX Track outside Durbanville. The event was a double header, which means that 2 race legs are held on one day. It was very hot and windy but the racing was…

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songo.info Race Report from the 2022 BMX National Championships

The final round of BMX Nationals and SA BMX National Championships took place on the 9th of October, at the Alrode BMX Track in Johannesburg. The Nationals were during school holidays so we decided to drive up in the Songo van, Darryn Stow reported.  The Alrode Track is one of the oldest tracks in South…

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songo.info Race Report from 2022 WP BMX race #9

On Sunday, 18th of September 2022, 12 children and 1 coach travelled to Overberg BMX club to take part in the ninth WP BMX race of the season. songo.info was represented by: Awethu, Luminathi, Lakhanya, Mihlali Sturman, Mivuyo, Qhawe, Khanya, Alakhe, Lunathi, Ovayo, Uviwe and Tsholofelo Letlola. All the kids where the top performers of…

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Donate to songo.info and Win a FNB Wines2Whales Team Entry with Stor-Age

Together with songo.info, Stor-Age will be running a competition for entrants to stand a chance to win a FNB Wines2Whales team entry, for the Pinotage event, to help raise funds for their ongoing programmes.   For every R100 donated to songo via GivenGain, you’ll receive ONE entry into the iconic FNB W2W Pinotage event, taking place…

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Race Report: Primary School MTB league Race #2

On Saturday, 23rd of July 2022, 8 children plus 2 coaches, including Ntlantla Nonkasa, and a bike mechanic travelled to Durbanville to take part in the Primary Schools League race 2. songo.info was represented by two of our very committed girls, Uviwe Tshali and Khanya Xhapha, who have both showed a very good interest in…

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songo Race Report: WC BMX Provincial #2 & #3 from Zone 7

Saturday, May 21st, 13 songo.info children plus Ntlantla Nonkasa and myself, Sipho Madlo, travelled to, the newly built Zone 7 BMX track to take part in a double header BMX event. The songo.info programme was represented by the following kids: Lingomso Khonjwayo, Luminathi Nkoko, Lakhanya Skhobongwane, Mihlali Sturman, Khayona Sibonda,Olu Ndlela, Inam Ndobozo, Simamkele Magonqwana,…

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songo.info Race Report: 2022 High School League Race #1

On Saturday, 14 May 2022, 10 children and 4 team managers travelled to Somerset West to take part at the WC XCO High School MTB League #1. songo.info was represented by the following riders:  Mila Yolwa, Likho Mayekiso, Mivuyo Mndini, Amila Mntuyedwa, Milani Dingane, Onesimo Ndzonyana, Liyema madolo, Lilitha Mlenze, and Wanda van Ryan. They…

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WC XCO #3 songo.info Race report

On Saturday, 7 may 2022, 10 children including 3 coaches, including Sipho Madolo, travelled to Paarl to take part in the WC XCO Cup #4. songo.info was represented by: Uviwe Tshali,  Khanya  Xhapha, Mila Yolwa, Likho Mayekiso, Mivuyo Mndini,  Lakhanya Sikhobongwane, Amila Mntuyedwa,  Milani Dingane, Onesimo  Ndzonyana and Liyema Madolo. Lakhanya Sikhobongwane was the top…

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Download the songo.info Donor Report

songo.info has had a busy last 12 months, with 2 Absa Cape Epics and increasing the number of children in the programme. The organization is grateful for the incredible support of Ninety One Asset Management and Specialized Bicycles, as well as all our smaller corporate sponsors and individual donors. If you would like to see…

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songo.info Race Report: Primary Schools League Race #1 of 2022

  On Saturday, 9th of April 2022, 10 children plus 2 coaches travelled to the Curro Meridian School in, Pinehurst, Durbanville to take part in the Primary School League Race #1. songo.info was represented by: Simamkele Magoqwana, Uviwe Tshali, Kamva Mtise, Yongama Mdletye, Isakhanya Vimba, Onathi Nogqala, Lunathi Sobekwa, Luyolo Dwamba, Ovayo Ntsenge, and Khanya…

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