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Words of wisdom from Moolman-Pasio ahead of Madibaz race

Madibaz XCO Series final LR

A motivational talk by cycling great Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio is set to rev up participants ahead of the fourth and final round of the Madibaz XCO Series at the Nelson Mandela University’s George campus on Sunday. Moolman-Pasio, who recently returned from racing in Europe, will be one of the guest speakers at a mountain biking symposium at the venue on Saturday ...

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ABSA Cape Epic training 101 ft. Songo Fipaza

Virgin Active_Absa Cape Epic

Committing to take on the Absa Cape Epic 2018 is half the battle won. Now it’s time to prepare. Virgin Active ambassador Songo Fipaza has completed the Absa Cape Epic six times. He is a founder of Songo.info, a non-profit MTB and BMX programme to introduce cycling to the youth in Kayamandi, and has also done three Comrades, completed multiple ...

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Entries open for magnificent stage race

Fairtree Capital Simonsberg Contour Day 1 --151

Entries are now open for the 2018 Fairtree Simonsberg Contour Mountain Bike and Trail Run Stage Race events taking place 3 to 4 February and 10 to 11 February 2018 respectively.  Keen trail runners and mountain bikers will once again have the opportunity to race in this unique conservation area right at the start of the annual stage race season. ...

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Specialized Mountain Bike up for grabs at BUCO Origin Of Trails

One lucky mountain biker will take home a magnificent Specialized Epic Comp Mountain Bike to the value of R40 000 after completing the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017.

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – One lucky mountain biker will take home a magnificent Specialized Epic Comp Mountain Bike to the value of R40 000 after completing the BUCO Origin Of Trails Two-Day MTB Stage Race on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017. According to Johan Badenhorst, Marketing Manager of Specialized Bicycles Africa, the BUCO Origin Of Trails is ...

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UCI status gives TransCape an international boost

TransCape MTB Stage Race, presented by #VolvoSA, from Knysna to Franschhoek,   Western Cape, South Africa, RSA

The elevation of South Africa’s TransCape mountain bike race to UCI status makes it an attractive proposition for local and international professionals. This is the view of local pro and former Olympian Philip Buys, who finished runner-up in the National MTB Series behind PYGA EuroSteel teammate Matthys Beukes recently. The seven-day, 614km race across the Western Cape from February 4 ...

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Early Attacks and Sprint Finishes at the Cape Pioneer Trek

Nico Bell, of NAD Pro MTB, set a ferocious pace up the Montagu Pass in an effort to distance Team Spur/Red-E on stage 5 of the Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

Despite both the men’s and the women’s races featuring an early break – during stage 5 of the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, on Thursday the 19th of October – the stage was decided by mere seconds. Team Spur/Red-E secured their second victory in a sprint finish, by out-muscling KMC Fruit to Go and NAD Pro ...

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AVIS welcomed as car rental partner of FNB W2W MTB Events

The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event.

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event. “We are excited to welcome AVIS Rent a Car as a partner of the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Celebrating its 9th anniversary in ...

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Women’s Race Hots Up at the Cape Pioneer Trek

Marek Rauchfuss of Kelly’s Bikeranch showing off his skills in the Saasveld Singletrack. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The sun came out for the first time during the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, and under blue skies the Team Ascendis Health women raced to stage victory on the singletracks of George. Stage four, a mid-race time trial, was won by The Spur/Red-E combination in the UCI men’s category to extend their general classification lead; ...

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La Couronne add special touch to TransCape

The La Couronne Wine Farm in Franschhoek will again be the finish venue and wine sponsors of the seven-day TransCape mountain bike race when it takes place between Knysna and the Cape Winelands in February next year. Photo: Irma Coetzee

After seven days of challenging mountain bike trails, participants in the TransCape mountain bike race can again look forward to a sea of tranquillity when the beautiful La Couronne Wine Farm welcome them home next year. The annual 614km journey, which starts in Knysna on February 4, will finish in Franschhoek a week later and La Couronne are again planning ...

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