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Kleinhans, Beers bounce back to shake up Cape Pioneer Trek

The shorter stages ensure more intense racing and close finishes, including this group gallop at the end of Stage 3 of the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in George, South Africa on Wednesday.
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After winning on Sunday and then almost pulling out on Monday, Erik Kleinhans and Matt Beers bounced back in spectacular fashion on Wednesday to win Stage 3 of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in George, South Africa, shaking up the overall title race in the process.   Beers and Kleinhans (Full Suss/Topeak Ergon/Red-E) were the primary ...

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Estonians win drama-filled Cape Pioneer Trek stage

Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck (in yellow) survived a difficult day of mechanicals to cling to their overall race lead during Stage 2 of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in George, South Africa on Tuesday
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Estonians Peeter Pruus and Peeter Tarvis triumphed on a drama-filled day to win Stage 2 and close in on the overall lead of the Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race in George, South Africa on Tuesday. Pruus, the European marathon champion and Tarvis, the Estonian marathon champion of Team KOMO/RMW, clocked a winning time of 03 hours 45 ...

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SkyRide

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Outside of Ficksburg lies a pristine Witteberg mountain range, where cyclists from all over South Africa descended; testing their mind and body on the unrelenting yet magnificent and captivating terrain known as the SA Truck Bodies SkyRide. The immaculate mountain range surrounding the Moolmanshoek Private Game Reserve played host to 2016’s SkyRide where over 150 cyclists took on the three ...

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NAD & OMX Lead after Two Tough Days of Racing

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With two days of racing in the bag the New Africa Developments (NAD) Pro Team, of Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck, lead the men’s race while Mariske Strauss and Cherie Vale, racing for the OMX Pro Team, lead the women’s race at the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek. But aside for the high octane racing there’s been drama aplenty with spectacular ...

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Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails returns to Stellenbosch

The 4th annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race will return to the picturesque City of Oaks on Saturday, 03 and Sunday, 04 December 2016.  “Stellenbosch is a mountain biking mecca,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “After an intense season of racing we are excited to treat mountain bikers to an event that celebrates the fun side of mountain biking.  Whether an elite or social rider, all sporting enthusiasts are invited to enjoy their favorite sport in a social setting with family and friend.”  Seen here:  South Africa’s elite mountain bikers taking it easy on route,  enjoying the sport of mountain biking at the 2015 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – The 4th annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two day mountain bike (MTB) stage race will return to the picturesque City of Oaks on Saturday, 03 and Sunday, 04 December 2016. An individual two day mountain bike stage race, the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails combines a vast network of world class trails with beauty and exclusivity. Entrants ...

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Provinces battle it out for Spur schools mtb interprovincial title

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The 2016 Spur Schools Mountain Bike League wrapped up a highly successful season with a nail biting Interprovincial Championship, which saw the top riders in each of the competing regions join forces for the best possible go at the coveted trophy. The Interprovincial Competition is done under the auspices of South African Schools Cycling (SASC), which in turn is affiliated ...

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FNB W2W announces Stage Two route

Affectionately known as Play Day, Event Organizers are proud to announce that the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events Stage Two route will be the source of even more excitement in 2016.  Seen here:  A mountain biker in action during Stage Two of the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Events on Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw).  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Affectionately known as Play Day, Event Organizers are proud to announce that the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events Stage Two route will be the source of even more excitement in 2016. The only stage to start and finish at the same venue, Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), riders will need to complete a 64km route that features a ...

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FNB W2W MTB Stage One Route announced

The 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off on Friday, 04 November 2016 with the FNB W2W MTB Adventure.  The first of two destination stages, Stage One is the ideal ice breaker with riders starting off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West, traversing a 68km route that includes a 1420m climb and the infamous portage section at Gantouw Pass, before crossing the finish line at the majestic Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), home for two days.  Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action on the W-section of the A-2-Z Trails in the Grabouw Forest.

The 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off on Friday, 04 November 2016 with the FNB W2W MTB Adventure. The first of two destination stages, Stage One is the ideal ice breaker with riders starting off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West, traversing a 68km route that includes a 1420m climb and the ...

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How to Follow the 2016 Cape Pioneer Trek

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The Cape Pioneer Trek kicks off on Sunday the 16th of October at 10:00. The seven day stage race, through the Garden Route and Klein Karoo region of the Western Cape, starts with a 13km prologue along the cliff-top trails and urban paths of Mossel Bay. It concludes on Saturday the 22nd of October with a 57km final stage from ...

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