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Kachelhoffer, Seyffert shake up joBerg2c

Pieter Seyffert (left) and Hanco Kachelhoffer of Altech Autopage Karan Beef celebrate their first stage win on day seven of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c near Ixopo on Thursday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

It was a battle of the former roadies as Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter Seyffert outsprinted their rivals to take the stage win on day seven of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Thursday. The Altech Autopage Karan Beef pair hung on in a tight run into the finish at MacKenzie Club near Ixopo to claim the win over ...

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Victory all but sealed at joBerg2c

EAI Cycling’s Johann Rabie (left) and Gawie Combrinck all but sealed their victory on day six of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c near Underberg on Wednesday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Defending champions Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck delivered another workmanlike performance to all but seal their victory on day six of the Old Mutual joBerg2c near Underberg in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday. The EAI Cycling pair took their fourth consecutive stage win on the 97km route from Nottingham Road to Glencairn Farm in the shadow of Sani Pass to extend their ...

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Combrinck, Rabie stamp authority on joBerg2c

Race leaders Johann Rabie (left) and Gawie Combrinck stamped their authority on the Old Mutual joBerg2c with an unequivocal third stage victory on day five of the nine-day mountain bike race at Clifton Prep in Nottingham Road, KwaZulu-Natal, on Tuesday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Race leaders Johann Rabie and Gawie Combrinck stamped their authority on the Old Mutual joBerg2c with an unequivocal third stage victory on day five of the nine-day mountain bike race on Tuesday. The EAI Cycling duo hurtled into the finish at Clifton Preparatory School on Nottingham Road to claim the 112km stage from Winterton in a blistering time of 3:50:01. ...

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Combrinck, Rabie take second stage win at joBerg2c

EAI Cycling’s Johann Rabie (left) and Gawie Combrinck took their second consecutive stage win on day four of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race in Winterton, KwaZulu-Natal, on Monday. Photo: Gretha Garnett

Overnight leaders Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie celebrated Freedom Day by claiming their second stage win on day four of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Monday. Combrinck and Rabie set the tempo on the 121km course from Sterkfontein Dam in the Free State to lead the plunge off the escarpment into KwaZulu-Natal. The EAI Cycling duo ...

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Rabie, Combrinck charge into joBerg2c lead

EAI Cycling’s Johann Rabie (front) and Gawie Combrinck sprint to the stage victory on day three of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c at Sterkfontein Dam near Harrismith on Sunday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Former roadie Johann Rabie and teammate Gawie Combrinck tore through the open flats and singletrack trails of the eastern Free State to wrest the overall lead on day three of the Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Sunday. Leaving Reitz, the EAI Cycling duo put the hammer down on the 122km stage – the longest of the nine-day event ...

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Zulus dominate opening stage of joBerg2c

RMB Change a Life Academy riders Sthembiso Masango and Mboneni Ngcobo celebrate as they cross the finish line at Frankfort on the neutral opening stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c on Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Development riders Mboneni Ngcobo and Sthembiso Masango showed the pro field a thing or two as they drove the pace on the 116km neutral opening stage of the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race on Friday. The muddied but unbeaten RMB Change a Life Academy duo set a solid tempo as the field of 800 left Heidelberg on the ...

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joBerg2c coverage goes global

Viewers worldwide will be able to catch all the daily action from the Old Mutual joBerg2c via the official event website. Pictured here is elite mountain biker Tyronne White, riding in the colours of broadcast partner Avis, during last year’s event. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

Mountain biking enthusiasts worldwide will be able to follow all the action from the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c when the South African stage race sets out from Heidelberg south of Johannesburg on Friday. According to race organiser Craig Wapnick, a newly launched platform on the official event website will allow viewers to watch the daily television highlights and photographic slideshow ...

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FNB W2W route yields exciting discovery for the Cape Leopard Trust Boland Project

Boland Female 18 Jade

A recent camera checking excursion to Pofadder, an infamous MTB structure on the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) route, has left the coordinators of the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Boland Project really excited. “We are currently running a full camera survey in the Limietberg area,” said Jeannie Hayward of the CLT Boland Project. “As a result we needed to ...

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Zuurberg mountain bike race adds luxury package

Race Village 2

Participants in next month’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek are set to enjoy all the creature comforts with the introduction of a luxury safari tent stay for the three-stage mountain bike race near Addo in the Eastern Cape. Organisers have brought in the “glamping” or glamorous camping option as the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which plays host to the event from May ...

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DHL Express partners with FNB Magalies Monster

Seen here:  Riders in action at the 2014 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Leading logistics company, DHL Express has teamed up with one of South Africa’s most revered one day mountain bike (MTB) races, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic presented by ISUZU. “As a national business active across South Africa, we rely heavily on our logistics partner when it comes to organising an event of this magnitude in the North West Province,” ...

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