MTB

Origin Of Trails closes off on a high note in the City Of Oaks

Origin Of Trails Trail Run by Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch was buzzing with excitement on Sunday, 25 November 2018 with eager mountain bikers and trail runners congregating at the Coetzenburg Sports Fields to either take part in Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience or be part of the action of the inaugural Origin Of Trails Trail Run.   Luca Ruwiel claimed his second consecutive stage victory ...

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Countdown to SA’s MTB party of the year begins

Origin Of Trails Trail Run by Tobias Ginsberg

SA’s MTB party of the year, the 6thannual Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will take Stellenbosch by storm this coming Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018.   An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can look forward to the “once a year opportunity” to ...

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2019 Chas Everitt Around the Pot, Overberg 100-Miler

The 100-miler and 60-miler distances cross the historic hand-drawn Malgas ferry during their Chas Everitt Around the Pot races. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The 2019 Chas Everitt Around the Pot, Overberg 100-Miler, is set to take place on Saturday 20 July from the Swellendam Showgrounds. The event not only features the flagship 160 kilometre distance but also offers 60-miler and 25-miler routes for less fit riders. Entries to all three distances opened on the 1stof November 2018 and if you enter before 31 ...

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Treat of a route in stall for Race2Nowhere riders

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  <MCGREGOR> The McGregor Wines Race2Nowhere promises to be the perfect mix between an endurance challenge and fun. That according to enigmatic route designer, Con Viljoen. The race, which this year has two distance options – the 112km Epic Challenge, with 2550mof climbing and a 65km Mini Epic with some 1500m ascent– and takes place on Saturday 8 December, runs ...

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Sign up a friend and save on your Race2Nowhere entry

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<McGregor> Entries are selling fast for the Race2Nowhere, the one-day brother of the ever popular Ride2Nowhere three-day stage race. The 2018 event takes place on Saturday 8 December and is organised by the same passionate crew who puts on the Ride2Nowhere (and Run2Nowhere trail run) in September. This year the event once again offers two route options, the 112km Epic ...

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Big Box included as a fixture on the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Route

Big Box Containers by Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 6thanniversary on Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018, South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience will boast an exciting Big Box Junction as part of the 2018 route experience.   “A valued partner of many Stillwater Sports events, Big Box Containers are versatile, functional and add to the experience of each event,” ...

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Entries Open for Stanford MTB Classic

The Stanford MTB Classic mixed fun on and off the trails for weekend which harks back to the by-gone spirit of real mountain biking. Photo by Oakpics.com.

On the weekend of the 16thand 17thof February 2019 mountain bikers are invited to gather for a tour with timing – the Stanford MTB Classic. The event boasts a relaxed country village atmosphere, spectacularly scenic riding through fynbos and farmlands, and for 2019 timekeepers too for those who cannot help but race. So be sure to join in the festivities ...

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Race2Nowhere is back

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Got a December race goal lined up yet? No, here you go…Traditionally there are a few events in the lead-up to the Absa Cape Epic that riders use as a shakeup to check where the form is at, as well as test equipment and nutrition strategies. One such event that immediately comes to mind is the Attakwas, a brutal 120km ...

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Expect Champagne Performances at FNB Wines2Whales Chardonnay Race

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The rebranding of the three events within the FNB Wines2Whales stable is predicted to have the greatest impact on the elite women’s race. In 2018 the elite women will compete in the Chardonnay event, which takes place from the 26th to the 28th of October, without any elite men or competitive Mixed category athletes on the start line. This means ...

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Win with Specialized at the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.
“The competition will take place on Day 1.  We will post a riddle to social media.  If correctly solved, riders will know where to take a photograph on route during Day 1.  These photographs need to be shared to Instagram.  Don’t forget to tag @specializedza.  The winner will be announced during prize giving after Day Two,” says Kate Whitehead, Marketing Coordinator at Specialized Bicycles Africa.

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.   “The Origin of Trails MTB Experience is a great way of showcasing what Stellenbosch has to offer in terms of the ...

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