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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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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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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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