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CEO and cycling shop owner take on the ABSA Cape Epic in aid of the institute for the blind

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At the Institute for the Blind, nestled in the picturesque, mountain surrounded town of Worcester (also known as the ‘Care Capital of SA’), the visually impaired face Everest challenges daily. They need to live and survive in a world custom-made for people with five senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste – the first being the most important.   The ...

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Young European stars out to prove a point at World Cup

Ready for the cross-country leg of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup near Stellenbosch in the Western Cape on Saturday are HEAD Bikes competitors, from left, Joel Roth, Barbora Prudkova, Zdenek Kaluzik (HEAD Bikes owner), Nina Benz and Silas Graf. Photo: Supplied

Boasting an impressive array of young talent, the two HEAD Bikes teams from Europe will be keen to make an impact at the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in the Western Cape on Saturday.   The UCI HEAD Bikes Pro team and the Ciclo outfit will both have riders taking part in the cross-country leg of the World Cup race, ...

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Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour announces seeding events

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The Momentum Knysna Cycle Tour is on track for its 31st year, and the organisers have confirmed that three of the races will be seeding events for the 2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour.   One of the two biggest sporting events of the Pick n Pay Knysna Oyster Festival (29 June – 8 July), the Knysna Cycle Tour will take ...

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Absa Cape Epic Logo Store Open for Business

The Finishers Jersey is a highly sought-after piece of memorabilia available exclusively to official finishers of the Absa Cape Epic.-1

You asked for it and now it’s officially here. Say hello to the Absa Cape Epic Logo Store – your dedicated one-stop Absa Cape Epic merchandise and memorabilia outlet. In the world of ultra-endurance sport the Absa Cape Epic stands head and shoulders above its rivals – a reputation forged from passion, dedication and a vision that has seen it ...

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Celebrating Sebi – bookings NOW open

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Triathlon SBR and Mountain Bike magazine, SA’s biggest selling tri and mtb mags, are excited to announce the hosting of a dinner with legendary Ironman World Champion Sebastian Kienle.    Sebi will be sharing his insightful, and ever honest & entertaining experiences as a high profile pro triathlete over the past 12 years.   The magazines are putting on an ...

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Internationals rule once again as Kiwi Sam Gaze and Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag claim Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge titles

(Stellenbosch, 3 March 2018) Sam Gaze (Specialized) out-sprinted defending champion Howard Grotts (Specialized) and Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon–Circus) to win the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Uitspan Farm in a time of 02:11:50, from a stacked field.   A group of 10 riders, including Florian Vogel, Pyga-Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes, Phil Buys as well as Gert Heyns ...

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Enter now for the Ride2Nowhere

Image: Erik Kleinhans by R Voges

(McGregor) – Entries are open for the three-day Ride2Nowhere taking place from 7 to 9 September. Now in its seventh year, the event is a firmly established favourite on the South African stage-racing calendar and promises to once again deliver the ‘real mountain biking’ goods.   “The village of McGregor is central to the event,” says Erik Kleinhans, who won ...

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2018 Greyt Escape Route Revealed

The region is filled with iconic climbs; like the UFO, Maermanskloof, the Bakenskop Cobra, Davey’s Sprocket and Rocky Horror climbs, all of which have been included in the 2018 Greyt Escape Route. Photo by Jacques Marais.

Greyton, one of the Western Cape’s best loved mountain biking meccas, plays host to the Greyt Escape three day mountain bike stage race from the 15th to the 17th of June 2018. While there can be no question that any event based in Greyton will boast fantastic routes the local knowledge of route director, Andrew White, assisted by iMTB Africa’s, ...

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Ariane Lüthi hosts technical training ride for Anna Foundation ahead of UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Five-times ABSA Cape Epic winner, Ariane Luthi, shared her skills and experience with children from the Anna Foundation yesterday in Stellenbosch.

Cape Town, 2 March 2018: World-class mountain biker, Ariane Lüthi shared her experience with ten young mountain-bikers from the Anna Foundation at a technical training session prior to the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup in Stellenbosch yesterday.   The Swiss superstar is a multiple winner of the most grueling mountain bike stage races in the world, including the ABSA Cape ...

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Entries Open for Condensed Cradle Traverse Experience

The final stage, which also forms part of the Two Day Experience, takes in the beautiful Kingskloof mountain bike trails. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The Glacier Cradle Traverse – which is set to take place in Muldersdrift, Gauteng – from the 6 to 8 April, has added a two-day event option for riders who cannot attend the first day of the race on Friday. The two-day event will run concurrently with the three-day event, along the same routes, on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 ...

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