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New MTB trail opens for Bay enthusiasts

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(Port Elizabeth) – Mountain bikers in Nelson Mandela Bay can look forward to the rare pleasure of hitting new trails when the Baywest MTB Trails open for riding on June 16. Criss-crossing the undeveloped land behind Baywest Mall, the new trails are designed and managed by Fat Tracks Mountain Bike Club, and promise the same kind of family-friendly recreational riding that ...

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Magaliesberg set to shine this coming weekend

North West Province – The picturesque Magaliesberg will be in the limelight this coming weekend as eager mountain bikers and trail runners line up to participate in two prestigious off road events, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic (Saturday, 03 June 2017) and the FNB Platinum Trail Run (Sunday, 04 June 2017) at the ATKV (Buffelspoort).  Seen here:  Eager mountain bikers in action at the 2016 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province – The picturesque Magaliesberg will be in the limelight this coming weekend as eager mountain bikers and trail runners line up to participate in two prestigious off road events, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic (Saturday, 03 June 2017) and the FNB Platinum Trail Run (Sunday, 04 June 2017) at the ATKV (Buffelspoort). According to Harry Schubert, ...

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Woolcock, Kruger secure Zuurberg title at first attempt

Waylon Woolcock (left) and HB Kruger of BCX negotiate a technical section en route to winning the final stage and overall title at the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Overnight leaders Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger completed a clean sweep of stage wins to claim overall honours in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. The BCX duo had a keen tussle with their rivals on the third and final day to emerge victorious by 20 seconds at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which is ...

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BCX continue to call the shots at Zuurberg

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Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger continued to call the shots as they won their second successive stage at the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. Starting and finishing at the Zuurberg Mountain Village near the Addo Elephant National Park, the riders were faced with the 78km queen stage and the BCX pair remained in ...

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Woolcock and Kruger climb to victory on Zuurberg

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Waylon Woolcock and HB Kruger of BCX left their breakaway companions in the dust as they climbed to victory on stage one of the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth today. The duo’s finishing power on the final ascent was too much for their rivals and, after dislodging them, they were able to cruise home ...

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DHL continues to deliver at the FNB Magalies Monster

Currently in its 15th year, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic proudly relies on the services of its logistics partner, DHL to ensure the smooth activation and running of the North West Province’s most revered MTB race.
The 15th annual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic will take place at ATKV, Buffelspoort on Saturday, 03 June 2017.  Seen here:  Franco Ferreira in action during the 2016 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Ferreira secured a 4th place position in the men’s race after completing the 70km Monster in a well-deserved time of 03:32:12.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province – Currently in its 15th year, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic proudly relies on the services of its logistics partner, DHL to ensure the smooth activation and running of the North West Province’s most revered MTB race. “We are excited to celebrate the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic’s 15th anniversary in 2017,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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BIG5 Challenge attracts BIG name elites

BIG5 Challenge

The 8th Annual BIG5 Challenge is fast approaching and the competition for podium spots is heating up with the likes of Bradley Weiss, Davide Del Fante, Dean Hopf and Theo Blignaut fighting it out over five events during the ten days of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival between 7 and 16 July. The ladies’ competition also promises to be ...

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Hill chases another Zuurberg title

Andrew Hill, riding for TIB Insurance-Momsen Valley Light, will defend his PwC Great Zuurberg Trek title alongside Marco Joubert at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth at the weekend. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Experienced mountain bike professional Andrew Hill will be banking on a strong partnership with colleague Marco Joubert to try to land another title in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek this weekend. The Durban-based rider is preparing for a tough weekend of racing in the three-stage event that takes place at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, just outside Port Elizabeth, from Friday. ...

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Kruger and Buchacher dominate in Paarl

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Using home-ground knowledge to his advantage, HB Kruger led from start to finish to take the honours in the 60km feature race at the Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic mountain bike race at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate today. The 25-year-old BCX pro from Paarl crossed the finish line in a time of 2:43:58, just under three minutes ahead of Robert Hobson, who ...

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Competitive De Villiers ready to shine at Zuurberg

Oudtshoorn’s Yolande de Villiers will join forces with George’s Neill Ungerer in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race at the Zuurberg Mountain Village, near Port Elizabeth, from May 26 to 28. Photo: Warren Elsom

Experienced stage racer Yolande de Villiers is ready to show her competitive side when she joins forces with Neill Ungerer to tackle the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race next week. Despite holding down a fulltime job, the Oudtshoorn rider said she was always focused on getting a podium spot and ready to give it her all when the ...

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