MTB

Not just another mountain bike race – Ride2Nowhere

All three days we had this funky little vehicle as the lead out vehicle.
Photo Credit: Stephan Du Toit

Usually I would fear participating in any big event around this time of the year.After a very cold, wet and dark winter in the Cape one is always a bit doubtful regarding ones fitness levels. However, a shorter distance mountain bike stage event like the Ride2Nowhere was pretty ideal to test your character and abilities, especially if you were doing ...

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De Groot, Stenerhag dominate PE-Plett

Biogen Toyota's South African marathon champion, Robyn de Groot, during Stage 2 of the PE-Plett where she and teammate, Jennie Stenerhag, won all four stages and the overall women's title.
Photo credit: Peter Kirk

South African mountain bike marathon champion, Robyn de Groot and Sweden’s national marathon champion, Jennie Stenerhag, combined forces as team Biogen Toyota Cape Brewing Company and dominated the Isuzu Trucks PE-Plett stage race that ended on Tuesday. The pair won the women’s division in all four stages and the overall title. But while the results show they were dominant, it ...

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Cycling Pennypinchers Origin of Trails for Joost

Seen here (from left to right):   Brendan Snyman, Joost van der Westhuizen and Dirk Kotze.  Photo Credit:  Helina Stoltz

Keen mountain bikers, Brendan Snyman and Dirk Kotze are very excited to take on the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014 in support of the J9 Foundation. “The J9 Foundation was formed by the Springbok rugby legend and former captain, Joost van der Westhuizen who was ...

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FNB Wines2Whales welcomed tread buffalo category

Riders in action during the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are pleased to welcome the TREAD Buffalo Category as an official weight division of the 2014 events. In order to qualify for the TREAD Buffalo Category teams need to boast a minimum combined weight of at least 180kg (excluding bicycles and equipment). “We are excited about the TREAD Buffalo ...

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Rijnberg reigns supreme in 24-hour challenge

More than 400 riders turned out for the fourth edition of the Pretoria Boys High School 24-Hour Mountain Bike Challenge, presented by Barden, on September 6. Photo: Hendrik Steytler Photography

More than 400 Gauteng mountain bikers pushed their endurance to the limit as they took on the Pretoria Boys High School 24-Hour Mountain Bike Challenge last weekend. The fourth edition of the popular event, which is presented by Barden Tyres, took place on a testing 6km circuit across the school grounds. According to organiser Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events, ...

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Dimension Data joins the Absa Cape Epic team

Photo Credit DimensionData01B-Sportograf, DimensionData02B-Gary Perkin

Global information and communication technology giant Dimension Data has joined the Absa Cape Epic, the world’s foremost mountain bike stage race, as a headline sponsor. The internationally-renowned IT infrastructure provider will be the Official Technology Partner to the Absa Cape Epic. It will handle all technology and communications aspects related to the race, including supplying equipment, personnel and support to ...

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Fresh challenges await Kargo Pro MTB

With defending champ Rourke Croeser (left) competing in the Isuzu Trucks PE to Plett stage race, new Kargo teammate Brendon Davids (right) is relishing the opportunity to battle it out for the Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill title he narrowly missed out on in 2013 this weekend. - Jon Ivins/ 
Gameplan Media

  Durban – With the 2014 UCI MTB & Trials World Championships a thing of the past, Kargo Pro MTB Team members are back on home soil and looking forward to the upcoming opportunity this weekend’s racing presents to showcase their talents on the local mountain biking scene once more. After a positive showing at the final leg of the ...

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Freedom Challenge Info Evenings 2014

Photo Credit: Andrew King

You may have heard of the Freedom Challenge – the Race Across South Africa or possibly the Race to Rhodes. You may have heard of some of the crazy adventures as riders follow the Freedom Trail for 2300km through some of the more remote parts of South Africa every winter… And you may have thought that this is something different ...

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Smith on song for second Silverstar win

Eventual winner Pierre Smith (left) and Guylin van den Berg in action during the Pennypinchers Silverstar Mountain Bike Challenge on Saturday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Defending champion Pierre Smith demonstrated a convincing return to form when he made it two in a row at the Pennypinchers Silverstar Mountain Bike Challenge near Krugersdorp on Saturday. Smith, who missed the greater part of the season due to a torn thigh muscle, proved he was back on song when he outsprinted Guylin van den Berg to retain the ...

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