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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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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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Late surge gives Kruger and Marais another stage win

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With the favourites staying together on the queen stage, race leaders HB Kruger and Stuart Marais took advantage of a late surge to collect their third successive stage win in the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter today.   The 102km leg from Hartenbos to Riversdale was only decided in the final kilometre through the Western Cape town’s twisting streets as the ...

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Follow & Watch the Tankwa Trek Live

The iconic ascent of the Merino Monster, on Stage 2, is the race’s ultimate proving ground. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The 2018 Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, gets underway this Friday and cycling fans will be able to follow the action live throughout as some of the world’s best mountain bikers race for stage and general classification honours. The event will boast live coverage on Twitter, with highlights on Facebook and YouTube for the first two stages, there ...

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Boutique Cape races go ahead despite water crisis

Race organisers ASG Events have given cyclists an assurance that the Liberty Winelands Encounter from April 13 to 15 will go ahead as planned despite the water crisis in the Western Cape. Photo: Ewald Sadie

Race organisers ASG Events have assured riders that, despite the crippling drought in the Western Cape, the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope and the Liberty Winelands Encounter will go ahead as planned.   The Tour of Good Hope takes place near Paarl from March 5 to 9, while the mountain-bike event, also in the Cape Winelands, will be held from ...

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Kruger, Marais set early pace in TransCape

Photo 3 Mari du Toit and Janine Muller LR

HB Kruger and Stuart Marais delivered a strong statement as they led the field home in the opening stage of the Liberty TransCape MTB Encounter today.   The ASG-Ellsworth outfit drew first blood in the 614km seven-day race between Knysna and La Couronne Wine Estate in Franschhoek, but Kruger was quick to acknowledge they still had a long way to ...

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