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Madolo & Kleinhans set sights on FNB W2W podium finish

Sipho Madolo in action at the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Sipho Madolo, a songo.info rider, will be seen teaming up with top marathon rider Erik Kleinhans at the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  Starting at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 07 November 2014 and finishing at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus) on Sunday, 09 November 2014, Madolo and Kleinhans will be gunning for at ...

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Bulls unstoppable at Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek finale

Catherine Williamson (left) and Alice Pirard celebrate their overall women's category victory at the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

The Team Bulls pair of Simon Stiebjahn and Tim Bohme finished the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race on Saturday like they started it a week ago – with a stage win – in the process extending their lead to secure the overall title. In the women’s event, it was the South Africans Candice Neethling and Cherise ...

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Scott win stage, Bulls retain Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek lead

Catherine Williamson (left) and Alice Pirard (Asrin Cycling) show their joy at retaining their overall women's race lead on Stage 5 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

In an effort to take back some of the time they lost on Thursday, South Africans Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes (SCOTT Factory Racing) blew Stage 5 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek apart. While they never regained any lost time, they did splinter the field from early on and won the shortened stage, out-sprinting overall leaders Simon Stiebjahn and ...

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Dramatic stage sees lead changes at Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn claim the stage win and the overall lead on Stage 4 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

Stage 4 of the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international stage race was always expected to deliver a shake-up; and it didn’t disappoint. As if the 109km with 2690m of ascent from De Rust to George wasn’t difficult enough, the riders had to conquer some exceptionally rough terrain and contend with rain and cold too. In the men’s race, the ...

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Buys, Beukes sprint to Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek Stage win

Matthys Beukes (far left) and Philip Buys enjoyed a perfect first day in Yellow by winning Stage 3 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

South Africa’s Yellow Jersey wearers, Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes (SCOTT Factory Racing) claimed a second consecutive stage win when they outsprinted a small lead group on Stage 3 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race on Wednesday. Second place went to the German Team Bulls pair of Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn with South Africans ...

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Team Bulls extend lead at Cape Pioneer Trek

Tim Bohme (left) and Simon Stiebjahn of Team Bulls, claim the stage win and extend their lead on Stage 1 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek on Monday.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

Instead of riding to defend the lead they’d claimed on Sunday’s opening prologue time trial, Germans Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn of Team Bulls rode an aggressive Stage 1 from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp on Monday to increase their overall lead at the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race. Bohme and Stiebjahn clocked a winning time of 03 ...

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Team Bulls charge to Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek prologue win

The German Team Bulls pairing of Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn charged around the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge trails to win the prologue time trial and take the early overall lead in the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race near Oudtshoorn, South Africa on Sunday. Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag and South Africa’s Robyn de Groot (Biogen Toyota Cape ...

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Williams gunning for gold at Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Seen here:  Amy Williams (17) of Knysna in action at the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Jetline Action Photo

Reigning Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails short course champion, Amy Williams (17) of Knysna will be hoping for a successful title defense on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014 when she returns to Stellenbosch to take on this much anticipated 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race. Williams claimed two consecutive stage victories at the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails, with ...

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Cape trails proudly Specialized

Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are super excited to take ownership of their new Specialized mountain bikes compliments of the FNB W2W event organizers and Specialized South Africa.  Seen here (from left to right):  Ashwell Swartz, Jason Adams, Johan Kriegler (FNB W2W MTB Director), Denzel Scheepers and Brendon Booysen.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA 

Please Note:  The “I RIDE FOR BURRY” t-shirt worn by Cape Trails in the attached photograph retails at R150 and will be available at the Specialized/songo.info display at the 2014 FNB W2W MTB Events.

Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are super excited to take ownership of their new Specialized mountain bikes compliments of the organizers of the FNB W2W MTB Events and Specialized South Africa. According to Bianca Grobbelaar, Marketing Manager Specialized Bicycles, Cape Trails are outdoing themselves.  “Just listening to Johan Krieger talking ...

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Hill ready to climb mountains at Berg & Bush

Andrew Hill (TIB-Thule) will be hoping to make his mark in this year’s FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race alongside new partner Tyrone White. Photo: Gavin Ryan/Finishline Photo

Last year’s runner-up Andrew Hill will be looking to ascend to the top step of the podium at the FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race, which starts in the Central Drakensberg this Friday. Hill, who finished second in 2013 with Luke Roberts, will be vying for the title in the three-day Descent feature race alongside new teammate Tyrone ...

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