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Olympic International becomes official footwear partner of Spur Schools MTB League

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Leading South African footwear brand, Olympic International, has become the official partner of Spur Schools MTB League (SSMTBL). Now in its eleventh year, the SSMTBL along with the league’s title sponsor, Spur Steak Ranches, have invited cycling and peripheral industries to become partners of the league to help grow and invest in the sport at grassroots level.   According to ...

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First Move and Alfa Bodyworks aim to be red-hot on the road

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While establishing themselves in the mountain biking scene, the duo of Jaco Venter and Jacques Janse van Rensburg have not forgotten the discipline that saw them racing around the world for over 12 years. Venter and Janse van Rensburg will be adding select road race events to their 2020 mountain biking schedule in a new partnership with First Move Sport ...

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2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen

The event traverses four distinct biomes, including the arid Klein Karoo, which provides an ever-changing backdrop for the racing. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

The 2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen will take place on Saturday, 16 January. Entries to the event open on 27 February 2020, at 12:00. Riders entering before the 31st of March 2020 will be able to make use of Dryland Event Management’s 15% value back offer, which celebrates the 15thedition of the Hell of the South. ...

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CST Get the Tankwa Trek off to a Perfect Start

With UCI points and significant prize money at stake the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen attracts a stellar international field. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

The CST PostNL Bafang team, of Sebastian Fini and David Nordemann, and the Faces CST squad of Mariske Strauss and Candice Lill stormed to victory on the opening stage of the Momentum Medical Scheme Tankwa Trek presented by Biogen. The 24-kilometre-long Stage 1 took place on Thursday, 6 February 2020, and started at 15:00 in the afternoon. Despite the late ...

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Beers and Stenerhag Kick-Off 2020 In (Muddy) Style

Matt Beers soloed to victory by attacking with just over 30 kilometres left to race. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

NAD Pro MTB’s Matt Beers and Fairtree Capital’s Jennie Stenerhag started the 2020 mountain biking season in the best possible way on Saturday, 18 January. The pair overcame formidable elite, men’s and women’s, fields to win the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Depth of competition and the famously difficult course were made more challenging by the unseasonal weather. ...

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Attakwas Extreme: The Season Starts Here

The rugged Attakwaskloof, inaccessible to mountain bikers outside of the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme, presented by Biogen, helps provide the challenging route which gives the race its Hell of the South nickname. Photo by ZC Marketing Consulting.

The South African mountain biking season starts on Saturday, 18 January, with the Momentum Health Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen. Known as the Hell of the South, it is a 121-kilometre-long traverse of the Klein Karoo, fabled Attakwaskloof and the rolling roads through the Outeniqua Mountain foothills. It is also the traditional season opener for South Africa’s mountain biking community. ...

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