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36ONE MTB Challenge 2019 Entries Open

Riding through a beautiful, star light, Klein Karoo night is one of the unique attractions of The 36ONE MTB Challenge. Photo by Oakpics.com.

General entries to The 36ONE MTB Challenge 2019, which will take place from the 17thto the 19thof May next year, will open at 12:00 midday on Friday the 1stof June. Following the release of 100 Full 36ONE entries being made available in late April and throughout May, the opening of general entries allows riders who wish to take part in ...

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Hill, Bester overcome glitch to win at Zuurberg

Robyn de Groot (left) and Ariane Luthi cross the line to win the women’s category in the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race, which finished at Zuurberg Mountain Village at Addo, 70km outside Port Elizabeth, today. Picture: Shayne Minott

Overnight leaders Andrew Hill and Shaun-Nick Bester put the hammer down from the start to surge to stage and overall victory on the final day of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race at Addo today.   The TIB-Silverback-Best4Sport team won their second stage of the three-day event at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth to take the ...

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Sebona ready for title defence at FNB Magalies Monster

Philimon Sebona in action during the 2017 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province –Philimon Sebonais hoping for a successful title defence at the 16thannual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 02 June 2018.   Making his debut in 2017, Sebona conquered the 70km Monster in an impressive time of 03 hours 06 minutes 10 seconds.   According to Sebona, the race was very tough with ...

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Ride2Nowhere Legends!

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Ultimately, the Ride2Nowhere is about the people. You, the riders, are what makes this event so special. We asked some of the legends – those who have ridden three or more R2N’s – just what it is that has them coming back to McGregor year-after-year   The Ride2Nowhere is in its seventh year in 2018 and one very special rider ...

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All expenses paid Origin Of Trails entry up for grabs at FNB Magalies Monster

Mountain Bikers in action at the 2017 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province –One lucky FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic entrant will secure an all-expenses paid trip for two to Stellenbosch where he/she will take part in the 6thannual 2-day Origin of Trails MTB Experienceon Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018. “The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic is the North West Province’s most revered single day mountain bike (MTB) ...

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Marais fights to narrow victory and takes title at Cascades

Stuart Marais (left) leads Henry Liebenberg and Komborero Bere (partly obscured) at the end of the first lap of the final leg of the KZN MTB Lap Challenge Series at Cascades on Sunday. Photo:
Gavin Ryan, QuickPix

Stuart Marais powered away from Henry Liebenberg on the final lap of the KZN Mountain Bike Lap Series Challenge at Cascades in Pietermaritzburg on Sunday to claim the race win and snatch the series title overall. The Howick resident was locked in a no-quarters-asked battle with Liebenberg and they matched each other surge for surge over the first five out ...

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Symons, Bailey strike early in XCO Series

Petri Stander tackles a single-track section in the opening leg of the Madibaz MTB XCO Series at the Nelson Mandela University campus in George at the weekend. Picture: Chris Brooke

Kyle Symons and Rose Bailey took the honours when the Madibaz MTB XCO Series made a flying start with the opening Whip Snake leg in George at the weekend.   Held on the Nelson Mandela University campus, race director Jan Venter said they were very happy with the outcome as the series entered its third year.   Having started in ...

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100 Early Bird Entries to the 2019 36ONE Up for Grabs

The 36ONE MTB Challenge will take place from the 17th to the 19th of May 2019 in an attempt to ensure the day time temperatures do not exceed the high 30’s like they did during the 2017 and 2018 events. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Early bird entries to the 2019 36ONE MTB Challenge, which will take place from the 17thto the 19thof May next year, will open at 12:00 midday on Thursday the 26thof April. Only 100 entries, to the full 361 kilometre, distance will be made available at this time – but general entries will open later this year.   For riders wanting ...

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Bekkenk and Dreyer Race to 36ONE Success

By saving energy for later in the race Jeannie Dreyer was able to finish strong and shatter her own 36ONE course record on her way to the 2018 title. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Ramses Bekkenk and Jeannie Dreyer rode to dominant victories at the 2018 36ONE MTB Challenge in Oudtshoorn on Saturday, the 21stof April. While Bekkenk started fast and missed out on the course record, Dreyer paced her race to perfection; finishing strong to smash her 2015 record by half an hour.   In the other categories, the relay race was won ...

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