Cycling

Relaxed Mountain Biking at its Best in the Stanford MTB Classic

Lizelle Cloete & Charl Avenant embodied the spirit of the Stanford MTB Classic by dressing up for both days of the event and as such have won a weekend away at Stanford Hills. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Three hundred mountain bikers experienced the rebirth of relaxed stage race riding on the 17th and 18th of February in the 2018 Stanford MTB Classic. The two day race was in reality more of a stage ride, with untimed routes and no prizes for the first riders across the line encouraging everyone to slow down and enjoy the magnificent scenery. ...

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Emerging SA star set to tackle Berge en Dale

National U23 road champion Jason Oosthuizen will be aiming to confirm his potential when he competes in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race at Muldersdrift on the West Rand in Gauteng on Saturday. Photo: Into Cycling

Fresh from an impressive performance in the South African Road Championships, teenager Jason Oosthuizen has a chance to confirm his credentials in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race on Saturday.   The 18-year-old Barzani Pro Cycling member underlined his talent when he won the national U23 title in Oudtshoorn earlier this month, while coming third overall in the elite ...

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Stuart Marais is way too hot at KZN Lap Challenge

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  STUART Marais had to work surprisingly hard in the early stages of the opening leg of the KZN MTB Lap Challenge Series before he was able to secure a convincing victory at Shongweni on Sunday. The talented 29-year-old, who is targeting the opening leg of the World Cup in Stellenbosch next month as his big goal for the season, ...

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Entries to the 2019 Attakwas Extreme Open on 19 February

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Entries to next year’s Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, which takes place on Saturday the 19th of January 2019, open at midday on Monday the 19th of February 2018. The event will be the thirteenth edition of the race dubbed the Hell of the South.   Alongside the 121 kilometre main race, which takes in 2 900 metres of ...

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Knysna Bull event gets personal with new title sponsor

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The Knysna Bull, a three-day mountain bike experience like no other in South Africa, has taken on a sponsor like no other in the form of Constantia Insurance Company Limited. The company provides insurance made personal, and for the next three years, it will be Knynsa Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance. With no tents, queues or race villages, the ...

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SA ideal training ground for European MTB team

Eric Lüthi of the HEAD Pro team is taking advantage of the South African summer with a training camp in Stellenbosch. Several members of the HEAD Pro and Ciclo teams from Europe are training in the Western Cape. Photo: Supplied

HEAD Bikes, who entered the South African market late last year, are further strengthening their ties with the country by using Stellenbosch as a training base for their professional outfits.   Members of the HEAD Pro and Ciclo teams from Europe are currently in the Western Cape town taking advantage of the South African summer to prepare for a number ...

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FNB Wines2Whales Entries are Open!

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Entries for the 10th birthday of the FNB Wines2Whales open on St Valentine’s Day, with organisers promising participants the most glorious, beautiful finish to a mountain bike race yet. The end of the three events that make up one of the most popular stage races in South Africa has been moved to the Marine Hotel in Hermanus, where the whales ...

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Champ prepares for tough Berge en Dale test

Demacon Women’s Team rider Kim le Court will be seeking a hat-trick of titles when the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race takes place at Muldersdrift in Gauteng on February 24. Photo: BrandBoom

Defending champion Kim le Court is preparing for a serious challenge as she lines up a hat-trick of victories in the Bestmed Berge en Dale road race near Krugersdorp in Gauteng next weekend.   The 21-year-old Demacon Women’s Team rider has won the last two events, but said she felt the pressure would be on her when the feature 107km ...

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Entries open for 6th annual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Mountain biking enthusiasts in action during the 2017 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries are open for South Africa’s mountain bike party of the year, the 6th annual Origin Of Trails two-day mountain bike (MTB) Experience that will take place in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018.   “We are excited to celebrate the 6th anniversary of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater ...

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Canyon Topeak and dormakaba Wrap-Up Tankwa Trek Titles

Image from stage 3 of the 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek presente by Biogen captured by Zoon Cronje from www.zcmc.co.za

The third and final stage of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, was won by Nicola Rohrbach and Daniel Geismayr (Centurion Vaude by Goldwurst Power), and Yolande de Villiers and Mariske Strauss (Silverback Volvo OMX); but despite a tense moment for the leading women neither the pink or yellow jerseys changed hands. No mountain biking fan can argue ...

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