MTB

Varsity MTB Challenge for everyone, says Francois Pienaar

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Providing an opportunity for old varsity friends to renew their rivalry, while also creating a platform for current students to compete, are the driving forces behind next month’s Varsity MTB Challenge. In addition, the second edition of the two-day mountain bike race – which starts at Nederburg in Paarl on September 30 – is open to the public as the ...

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Marais and Bergstrom wrap up Quattro ROAG Series

The men's podium at the aQuelle Tour de Krantz, the penultimate event in the Quattro ROAG Series, featured (from left) Sthembiso Masango (3rd), Stuart Marais (1st) and Leeroy Emslie (2nd). Ralph Schroder /
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STUART Marais and Natalie Bergstrom confirmed they will walk away with the biggest series prizes in South African mountain biking when they wrapped up the Quattro ROAG Series titles at the aQuelle Tour de Krantz at the weekend. Marais, from Howick in the KZN Midlands, won the Harburg event overall, finishing four minutes ahead of Leeroy Emslie which ensures Emslie ...

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New signing Kristen Louw dazzles with Cycle4Cansa win

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Bestmed-ASG’s new signing Kristen Louw started her tenure with the team on a high note when she won the 50km mountain bike title at the Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship on Saturday. The race started from Sun City in the Pilanesberg and took riders through sections of the Gary Player and Lost City golf courses as well as the Letsatsing Game Reserve. ...

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Hoffman retains Cycle4Cansa title in close finish

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Timing his sprint to perfection, Nolan Hoffman edged ahead of RoadCover rival Clint Hendricks to retain his Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship title at Sun City in the Pilanesberg today. The BCX professional, who finished in a fast 2:23:21, took advantage of a cross-tailwind and excellent teamwork in the 103km feature race to hold off last year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour champion ...

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Trans Baviaans The Repeat

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A week after the Trans Baviaans Race was won by the youthful team of Matt Beers and Tim Hammond, the experienced duo of Riccardo Stermin and  Andreas Studer (Team Power Bar) took victory in the Trans Baviaans Repeat  the pair clocked 9 hours 43 minutes and 7 seconds. The Repeat is a replica of the Race. 468 teams made up ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge welcomes sanctioning

Currently in its 3rd year, the organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge are pleased to announce that the 2017 event is sanctioned by Cycling SA.  The activities will kick off on Saturday with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events.  Junior MTB enthusiasts are also invited to ‘test their balance’ with YBIKE on Saturday from 09:00 – 14:00 and on Sunday from 08:00 – 14:00.  YBIKE will have a fun and challenging Balance Bike Obstacle Course.  The excitement continues at Boschendal Wine Estate on Sunday when mountain bike enthusiasts take on the more serious +- 60km (Marathon), +- 28km (Half Marathon) and 15km (Fun Race).  Seen here:  Mountain biking enthusiasts enjoying the trails at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate.  Photo Credit:  Luke Walker

Franschhoek – Currently in its 3rd year, the organisers of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge are pleased to announce that the 2017 event is sanctioned by Cycling SA. “Not only will the Fedhealth MTB Challenge boast with a new venue in 2017, but mountain bikers will now also be able to compete for Regional Colours,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of ...

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ASG and Bidvest Car Rental join hands in cycling deal

Bidvest Car Rental have extended their cycling sponsorship portfolio with the announcement of a partnership agreement with ASG Events. Photo: Warren Elsom/Capcha Photography

In a new deal for cycling races under their umbrella, ASG Events have announced a sponsorship agreement with Bidvest Car Rental set to benefit both parties. The partnership will see the Johannesburg-based rental company, who are already involved with the RoadCover team, extend their cycling sponsorship portfolio. Bidvest sales and marketing executive Gaynor von Loggenburg said they had a strong sports ...

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Big Box supports W2W in a big way

As keen mountain bikers, the Directors of Big Box Containers are proud to continue supporting the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Events in more “exciting ways” than one.  In addition to logistical support in terms of container
offices and stores, and donating a 12m container to Cape Trails, Big Box also ran a fun competition where one luck team of mountain bikers could win an entry into the 2017 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Husband and wife duo Deon and Melanie Brenner are the lucky winners of the Big Box competition.   Seen here (from left to right):  Willie Ward (Director of Big Box Containers), Melanie and Deon Brenner and Jasper Coetzee (Managing Director of Big Box Containers).

As keen mountain bikers, the Directors of Big Box Containers are proud to continue supporting the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Events in more “exciting ways” than one. Founded in Cape Town in 1997, Big Box Containers is a leading provider of high-quality new and used shipping containers. Although primarily a container rental company, Big Box also sells and converts ...

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Marais & Bergstrom should wrap up Quattro ROAG Series titles

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Stuart Marais and Natalie Bergstrom will both be hoping to wrap up the R25 000 first prizes for the Quattro ROAG Mountain Bike Series this weekend at the aQuelle Harburg Tour de Kranz. Marais and Bergstrom are both on the verge of confirming themselves as KZN’s top-performing riders this year and at the Tour de Kranz on Saturday they could ...

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YBIKE teams up with the Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Junior MTB enthusiasts will be able to ‘test their balance’ with YBIKE at the 3rd annual Fedhealth Kids MTB Events that will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 16 September 2017.  On event day YBIKE will have a fun and challenging Balance Bike Obstacle Course designed to replicate what you would find out on the MTB trails.  Obstacles will include:  a rock garden, balance beam and see-saw to mention just a few.  The obstacles are fun, but functional as they hone the child's skill and overall control of the bike.  Seen here:  A junior mountain biker testing his skill on a YBIKE.

Franschhoek –Junior MTB enthusiasts will be able to ‘test their balance’ with YBIKE at the 3rd annual Fedhealth Kids MTB Events that will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate on Saturday, 16 September 2017. According to Stephen Wiggill of YBIKE South Africa, YBIKEs provide children with the opportunity to learn the art of balance. “They also help with coordination ...

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