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Mission accomplished at Zuurberg for Hill, Louw

Adriaan Louw (left) and Andrew Hill of TIB Insurance-Contego win the second stage of the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Having lost out on a possible stage win after veering off course on the opening day provided the spark for Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw to assert their authority on stage two of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek outside Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The TIB Insurance-Contego outfit raced to a convincing victory and the overall lead on the 78km queen ...

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Odds even after tense day at Zuurberg Trek

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Chris Wolhuter and Dylan Rebello crossed the finish line first, but former champions Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw made an equally strong statement on the opening stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race on Friday. The three-stage race, which is based in the Zuurberg mountain range at Addo just outside Port Elizabeth, is now perfectly poised for ...

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Fast & Furious make light work of Zuurberg logistics

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The growth of mountain biking events has resulted in specialist transport company Fast & Furious coming on board as logistics partner of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Given the popularity of these events in South Africa, they have a long-term view of becoming the preferred transport solution for cyclists, said chief operating officer Grant Fletcher. Based in Johannesburg, Fast & ...

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The Amazing RECM Knysna 200

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For 2016 Garden Route Events raised the bar with their GR300 and GRLite races which arguers well for would be RECM Knysna 200 entrants. The 2016 RECM Knysna 200 is now set to take Garden Route racing to even more impressive heights. Taking place from the 17th to the 19th of June 2016 the RECM Knysna 200 boasts more amazing ...

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5 Reasons to Enter the Ride2Nowhere 2016

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Receive a 00 CASH BACK for a solo or R2000.00 CASH BACK for a team entry if you pay for your entry with your WeChat Wallet (Click Here for more info) http://ride2nowhere.co.za/enter-here/ This is the race with the most RELAXED Vibe and SOCIAL Atmosphere! TENTED VILLAGE accommodation option at the race venue for only R900.00 per person (Click Here for ...

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Hill and Louw aim to regain Zuurberg crown

Durbanite Andrew Hill (pictured here) will join forces with Paarl’s Adriaan Louw in a bid to regain the title in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race. Photo: Zoon Cronje

Mountain bike pros Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw will be out to re-assert their authority on the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek when it takes place just outside Port Elizabeth from June 3 to 5. The TIB Insurance-Contego team made light work of the inaugural event two years ago, claiming a hat-trick of stage wins en route to the overall ...

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Trailseeker Lionman lives up to its wild reputation

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South African marathon champion, Max Knox and African marathon champion, Amy Beth McDougall, won the men and women’s titles respectively at the Nissan TrailSeeker Lionman mountain bike race near Bela Bela at the weekend. Knox (Valencia) clocked a time of 2 hours 24 minutes 16 seconds for the marathon event, which was just short of 70km. He was followed across ...

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Runners and cyclists discover greater Karkloof area

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Howick – Mountain bikers and trail runners alike are in for an off-road adventure treat at this weekend’s 2016 Sappi Karkloof Classic Trail Festival as a combination of new and reworked routes will see participants snake their way through the spectacular region of the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. Saturday’s Enduro together with Sunday’s 60km Sappi Karkloof Marathon, 40km aQuellé Half Marathon, 20km ...

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Gearing Up for the RECM Knysna 200

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The RECM Knysna 200 is now less than a month away and the chances to join the Garden Route Events crew and the RECM Asset Management team for a weekend of mountain biking bliss in Trail Town South Africa are slipping through your fingers. Hosted in the idyllic Garden Route town of Knysna the RECM Knysna 200 boasts a lagoon ...

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Gauteng Trailseeker series launches with popular Lionman

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The 2016 Gauteng Nissan Trailseeker Mountain Bike Series will get underway on Saturday in true South African bushveld style – at the popular Lionman race in the Mabalingwe Game Reserve, north of Pretoria. There are four race distances on offer catering for all ages and levels of fitness, while some route changes from the 2016 edition will ensure a challenging, ...

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