MTB

SA bands ready to rock at MTB Party of the year

Newton & Co

Two local bands, Newton & Co and Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions will perform live at SA’s MTB party of the year, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience and Origin of Trails Trail Run at Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019 respectively.   “We look forward to entertaining mountain bikers in ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails boasts spectacular sponsor spoils

Savanna Origin of Trails Trail Run by Philip Fyfer

In addition to boasting with both a new title sponsor (Savanna Non Alcoholic Lemon) and a new festival village (Blaauwklippen Wine Estate) in 2019, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience and Trail Run will also feature spectacular sponsor spoils come Saturday 30 November and Sunday 01 December 2019.   “Our sponsors and partners are just as passionate about the ...

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Positive Sports Solutions: More premium brands than ever

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Specialist importers and distributors of international sports-related goods Positive Sports Solutions and TOKEN Cycling SA have announced a merger of operations, a move set to benefit cyclists and retailers across the Southern African Development Community.   The Johannesburg-based companies will join forces from November 1, which means they can offer an expanded range of premium brands at even more competitive ...

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Savanna Origin of Trails proud supporter of the Stellenbosch Trail Fund

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019, are proud to promote the building and maintenance of MTB trails in Stellenbosch by supporting the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).   Seen here:  Bobby Behan (from Specialized SA) in action during the 2018 event.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The organizers of Stellenbosch’s “MTB Party of the year”, the Savanna Origin of Trails MTB Experience that will take place at the Blaauwklippen Wine Estate on Saturday 30 November 2019 and Sunday 01 December 2019, are proud to promote the building and maintenance of MTB trails in Stellenbosch by supporting the Stellenbosch Trail Fund (STF).   A registered non-profit organisation ...

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Rhebokskloof Flatrock Festival 16-17 November

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Rhebokskloof Wine Estate is picturesquely located in the heart of Paarl on the slopes of the Paarl Mountain Reserve. Established in 1692, this estate embodies Paarl’s best attributes. Rhebokskloof invites you, your family and friends to start summer with a weekend filled with great activities, awesome food, great entertainment and plenty of exceptional wine. Set aside 16 and 17 November ...

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Flying finish to 2019 Berg & Bush Descent

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Nico Bell and Wessel Botha (NAD Pro) and Amy McDougall and Robyn de Groot (dormakaba) are the 2019 Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush Descent champions. Bell and Botha were neck and neck with Phil Buys and Matthys Beukes (Pyga Eurosteel) all weekend, ultimately taking the win just three seconds ahead of the 2018 champions. McDougall and De Groot were dominant ...

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Stark and Giliomee Beat the Elements at the BUCO Karoo to the Coast

Sebastian Stark leads Waylon Woolcock up one of the many climbs with punctuate the Prince Alfred’s Pass road from Uniondale to Knysna. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Sebastian Stark and Nicky Giliomee prevailed against the elements, on a day when the heavens opened over the Prince Alfred’s Pass, to win the 2019 BUCO Karoo to Coast. The 96-kilometre-long, ultra-marathon, mountain bike race started in Uniondale as a few drops of rain began to fall, but by the time the riders reached Knysna the precipitation was torrential. Sunday, ...

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The Illusive Knysna Bull

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For the best part of the last decade there have been rumours that a wild bull elephant still roams the Knysna Forests. Footprints and dung are the only clues as to this grey ghost’s authenticity. For mountain bikers, entries to the 2020 Knysna Bull, made personal by Constantia, do not guarantee a spotting of the fabled elephant. They do however ...

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