Croeser earns Kargo’s first SA title

Kargo Pro MTB Team's Rourke Croeser make the South African stripes his own when he won the recent SA National Cross Country MTB Championships in Gauteng . - Kyle Gilham/
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Durban – Rourke Croeser earned a first elite national title this weekend for South Africa’s first ever UCI Trade Team, Kargo Pro MTB, when he clinched victory in the elite men’s category at the South African National Cross Country Mountain Biking Championships at Thaba Trails in Gauteng. The KZN North Coast rider has won the national title at age group ...

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Call for entries – Freedom Challenge 2015


Entries are now open for 2015 Freedom Challenge Race Across South Africa, as well as the 2015 Freedom Challenge Race to Rhodes. An incredible way to see the country? The toughest race in South Africa? The journey of a lifetime? Whichever way you see it, you need to enter to be a part of the experience. Limited to 60 participants ...

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GR 300 entries open today


Entries for the GR 300 powered by Trek 2015 open today at 12h00. February 2015 sees the introduction of an exciting yet still challenging new shorter route … and we’ve moved it by one week. Take a peek at this footage from last year. Enter here today after 12.00pm Entries close at 500 riders

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An Eastern Cape Odyssey

An Eastern Cape Odyssey

9 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 The “X”  MTB EASTERN CAPE ODYSSEY 430km  5 DAYS OF PURE GET-AWAY BLISSFUL CYCLING Approx 60 – 80 KM PER DAY (not technical cycling) START/FINISH:  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape This will be the most incredible mountain biking you will experience. 5 fantastic days of cycling on rarely used pristine Eastern Cape mountain tracks, through 6 private ...

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Rotary club of Helderberg supports Bizweni Centre

PHOTO CREDIT:  Rebecca Whittall

The members of the Rotary Club of Helderberg can be seen hard at work raising funds for the awe-inspiring Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children. Situated in Somerset West, the Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children was established in 1998 and is a Day Care, ECD (Early Childhood Development) Centre with the purpose of providing quality care for children with a range ...

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Lucky Draw winners for The Munga team entry

Turbo Mamba and winning the Munga Team Entry

I am actually still in shock about winning the lucky draw at the  inaugural Master World Champs – Rainbow Challenge held at Cascades on Saturday the 28th of June. We left Pretoria around 06:00 on Friday the 27th and stopped in Harrismith for lunch, arriving for registration and race briefing at Cascades in Pietermaritzburg. I had read in the email leading up ...

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Don’t miss this event!!!


Hopefield Fynbos MTB Challenge is a yearly MTB race held in conjunction with the Hopefield Fynbos Show – 30 August 2014 Description Event Name: Hopefield MTB Fynbos Challange When: 30 August 2014 Where: Hopefield, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape Category: MTB Distances: 74km, 50km and 13km Route: The 74km and the 50km have 3,2km of singletrack!! Enter online at: DISTANCES ...

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Countdown to the JBay MTB Open

The wind turbines will be part of the majestic views the riders would experience during he JBay MTB Open

The second edition of the Jeffreys Bay Mountain Bike Open will take place this, Saturday 19 July 2014, as part of the JBay Winterfest. The 2014 event will offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels and feature four routes (a 20km fun ride, 40km, 60km and 85km). The 20km is aimed at beginners and those doing an ...

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Big Names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Anika Langvad (left) and Ariane Kleinhans celebrate winning Stage 2 of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek. They have confirmed they will defend their women's title at the 2014 edition of the international stage race.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/XtreMedia

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will ...

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Kargo Pro MTB taps into high altitude chamber training

Kargo Pro MTB Team's Rourke Croeser (left) and manager/coach Shaun Peschl in a training session on Wattbikes in the simulated high altitude chamber at Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban.

Durban – Having been named in the South African team to the MTB World Championships in Hafjell in Norway in September, Kargo Pro MTB rider Rourke Croeser is using controlled sessions training in a simulated high altitude chamber to sharpen his conditioning. Working with his coach/manager Shaun Peschl in the lead up to the national championships this weekend, Croeser has ...

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