MTB

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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Run2Nowhere Events cancelled for 2020 due to Covid19

During the past four months we have looked for every opportunity to make our 2020 events happen. Unfortunately, the latest regulations on easing of the lockdown restrictions still will not allow for outdoor recreational events in September. The event takes place in a small residential town and the current outlook for COVID-19 does not suggest that these restrictions will be ...

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Olympic International becomes official footwear partner of Spur Schools MTB League

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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2021 Momentum Medical Scheme Attakwas Extreme presented by Biogen

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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