Calvin Beneke rode for ProTouch right through closing 12 months’s Excursion du Rwanda. Picture: Equipped.


Upon getting a glimpse of ProTouch Biking when driving with them on the 2018 Excursion du Rwanda, Calvin Beneke has now signed with them for the 2019 season.

Twenty-seven-year-old Calvin were given his large wreck at the biking scene as a 20-year-old in 2012 when he had the risk to cycle as a part of the UCI Continental Crew MTN Crew Qhubeka. Calvin’s laborious paintings all through 2012 paid off when he gained the South African U/23 Nationwide Championship to earn an extra two months on excursion with Crew Qhubeka in Europe.

His profession would proceed to sky-rocket in 2013 when he gained the South African Nationwide Time Trial Championships, and going into 2014 when he signed with Crew Europcar. His time with Europcar in 2014 was once fruitful as he completed fourth general within the Cape The town Cycle Excursion, in addition to 2d in each the Rapid One Vintage and Emperor’s Vintage.

The next 12 months was once a difficult one for Calvin as he joined Crew Raleigh Britain, however did not earn any primary Best 10 finishes in 2015. He returned to his very best in 2016 when he signed with Crew Luso South Africa and earned himself two degree wins in addition to a Common Classification 2d position at the Mpumalanga Excursion.

Calvin moved to but some other outfit in 2017 when he rode for Crew Telkom and BCX Biking, however each have been fruitful as he gained Degree five in addition to the whole Sprinters Classification of the Excursion of Nambia earlier than completing 2d within the 947 Cycle Problem. Ultimate 12 months was once a hectic but sure 12 months for Calvin, as he had but some other sturdy appearing on the Mpumalanga Excursion, completing 5th general and profitable the Sprinters Classification, whilst additionally completing 2d within the Berge en Dale race.

Calvin now takes but some other step in his biking profession as he has now signed on with considered one of South Africa’s quickest rising biking outfits, Honeydew-based ProTouch Biking. ProTouch has long past via a enormous 12 months and slightly, in spite of everything turning into a UCI Continental Crew in 2019. Calvin straight away joined ProTouch’s Continental outfit for the shuttle to Rwanda for the 2019 Excursion du Rwanda, as he did closing 12 months.

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