Cycling

Greyt Escape adds interesting racing element for 2021

The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Photo: Jacques Marais The popular Greyt Middelplaas Escape mountain bike event has added an exciting racing element to its 2021 edition, taking place at Middelplaas Farm, Greyton, on April 10. Due to the ...

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Team type{DEV} NanoTime Gearing Up and Gaining Momentum for 2021

Team type{DEV} NanoTime will be represented by (from left to right) Zandri Strydom, Nico Bell, Matt Beers, Wessel Botha and Stuart Marais. Photo by Milan de Beer for MEDIATIC Studios. Having been founded mid-pandemic, Team type{DEV} NanoTime had limited opportunities for racing in 2020. With the support of a long-term sponsor, in the form of software developers type{DEV}, the squad ...

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A weekend of pure bliss at De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

An outdoor exploration of some of the adventure opportunities in DE HOOP Nature Reserve in the Overstrand Region, near Bredasdorp, Western Cape, South Africa, RSA This year’s De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience will offer a pristine getaway weekend filled with untamed and unspoilt mountain bike trails and miles of breath-taking ocean views. The 2021 edition is taking place from August ...

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Stillwater Sports releases a stellar 2021 Mountain Biking Calendar

Local sports marketing agency, Stillwater Sports has released an exciting 2021 Mountain Biking (MTB) Events Calendar that includes an iconic two-day stage race, a family focused one day event and a kid’s event all in the Western Cape as well as a renowned one-day race in the North West Province. “I don’t think we’ve ever been this excited to release ...

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Tough Start to the Im’Possible Tour but Lottering is Soldiering On

Grant Lottering rests against the Mercedes-Benz X-Class while he contemplates his route options from the summit of Naude’s Nek. Photo by Max Sullivan. When Grant Lottering rolled out of Nottingham Road on Tuesday evening, at 18:00, his sights were set on maintaining a 20-kilometre per hour average speed for the next 100 hours. Factored into his meticulous preparation were allocated ...

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Top mountain biker Hill shows versatility with first road race win

Professional mountain biker Sarah Hill showed her versatility when she won her first road race at the inaugural Joburg Classic, which took place at Nooitgedacht Primary on November 21. Photo: Rory Button Top mountain biker Sarah Hill showed how versatile she could be when she won her first road race at the inaugural Joburg Classic, which took place at Nooitgedacht ...

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SA’s top mountain bikers to converge at KAP sani2c next week

Now in its sixteenth year, the sani2c is a much-loved mountain bike stage race from Underberg in the southern Drakensberg to Scottburgh on the South Coast, with a highly competitive racing field. Started as a fundraising event for a farm school in the area where founder Glen Haw farms, the event now supports 23 schools along its route. The 2020 ...

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Youngster upstages the stars at Sappi Karkloof Classic Challenge

Defending enduro champion Keira Duncan posted the fastest time over the two weekends of the Sappi Karkloof Classic Challenge Enduro competition to retain his title. Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media Karkloof – Twenty-year-old rising star Brendan van Eerden completed a heroic solo charge to win the 2020 Challenge edition of the Sappi Karkloof Classic MTB race in very hot conditions on Saturday.The ...

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Anderson Transport and General Tire Continue their MTB Support

Anderson Transport and Continental Tyre SA, though through their General Tire brand, have extended their sponsorship of Dryland Event Management mountain biking and trail running races. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting. Anderson Transport and Continental Tyre SA, though through their General Tire brand, have extended their sponsorship of Dryland Event Management mountain biking and trail running races. Photo by ZC ...

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6th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge cancelled

The organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge are sad to announce that the event, that was scheduled to take place on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020, has been cancelled.   Message from event organisers:  Given the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, a decision has been made to cancel the 6th edition of the Fedhealth ...

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