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Paarlberg BMW joins ‘The Rock’ Trail Fest

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Paarlberg BMW have announced their partnership with The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in the bustling Western Cape City of Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year. Paarlberg BMW will be providing all vehicle requirements for the event and will host hospitality areas at the various venues where the festival stops over ...

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Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship

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The 21st edition of the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship will see the largest field for the past 15 years line up for the annual weekend cycling festival at Sun City at the end of the month. The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA is presented by Optimum Financial Services and hosted by Sun City on 25 and 26 August 2018. The MTB Championship takes place ...

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Stacked Elite Field Prepared to do battle at the Trans Baviaans Race

Gert Heyns will be riding the Trans Baviaans competitively for the first time this year. Photo by Jacques Marais.

On Saturday the 11thof August just over 1 250 riders will line up for the Trans Baviaans Race, in the 15thedition of the toughest team single stage MTB race in the world. Headlining the field are past champions, members of the South African team to the World Marathon Championships and the newly crowned South African marathon champion. Mountain biking fanatics will ...

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Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

Here’s the first sneak peek of the all new Momsen Vipa Ultra in its production paint work. Photo by Momsen Bikes.

Wikus van der Walt – the founder of EcoBound Mountain Events, the organisers of the iconic To Hell and Back and Trans Baviaans mountain bike races – will be making his Trans Baviaans debut in the 15thedition of the famous ultra-endurance race, when he rides the Repeaton the 18thof August. To make his traverse of the Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site ...

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Which will your sani2c be – Trail, Adventure or Race?

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The KAP sani2c will be 15 years old in 2019, and while it is one of the oldest mountain bike stage races in South Africa, it has also become the largest, with around 4200 riders enjoying three days of flowing trails from Himeville in the southern Drakensberg down to Scottburgh on the KZN south coast. Over 5 days, three separate ...

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10km Fun Ride introduced to Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Celebrating its 6th anniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!  “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “By introducing a 10km Fun Ride we are able to invite junior MTB enthusiasts to the party.  The Fun Ride is open to ages 8 and up and will take place on Saturday, 24 November.”  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 6thanniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!   “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Sports enthusiasts target Fedhealth MTB Challenge for charity

Sports enthusiasts from beCAUSEwe (Non-Profit Company) have signed up for the 4th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge to #ride4jobs&skills in support of the Sparrow Society.  Seen here:  Brad Senekal, beCAUSEwe Co-Founder, in action at the Fedhealth XTERRA Lite where he competed for charity under the banner ‘beCAUSEweTRI’.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Sports enthusiasts from beCAUSEwe (Non-Profit Company) have signed up for the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge to #ride4jobs&skills in support of the Sparrow Society.   beCAUSEwe (NPC) was founded in 2014 by a group of friends as a way to keep fit, have fun and grow friendships while uplifting the poor and marginalised members of society.   “We have teams that ...

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Paarl launches its biggest mountain-bike and trail run festival

The Paarl Valley provides a majestic backdrop for the inaugural edition of The Rock Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place from 28-30 September 2018.

The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year, cuts out all the useless frills which have led to mountain-bike and trail run events becoming unaffordable. “But we know what makes you tick,” says race director Darren Herbst. “In abundance will be super trails, brilliant racing conditions, ...

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