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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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Jbay MTB Open to be known as Jbay Wind Farm MTB Classic

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JEFFREYS BAY – Mark Pickering, General Manager of Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm announced this week that Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has come on board as title sponsor to the mountain bike event that has traversed the farm for the past two years. “This (2016) will be the third year that we welcome this event through our wind farm,” Pickering said. ...

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Rainmaker Solutions Raise Over R700 000 for songo.info

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Daily life for Rainmaker Solutions CEO, Jan Joubert in London is far removed from the dusty streets of Kaymandi, but that doesn’t prevent him from doing all he can to help raise much needed funds for songo.info. While spearheading a recent charity drive in the UK Jan managed to raise £33 000, which when converted to South African Rand equates to ...

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Seyffert, De Groot clinch FNB Magalies Monster victories

Pieter Seyffert was the rider to beat in the men’s 70km FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic at the ATKV in Buffelspoort on Saturday, 21 May 2016.  Seyffert claimed gold in an impressive time of 03 hours 26 minutes 31 seconds.  Seen here:  Pieter Seyffert in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province – Pieter Seyffert and Robyn De Groot’s FNB Magalies Monster victories at the ATKV in Buffelspoort on Saturday, 21 May 2016 did not come without its fair share of challenges. Seyffert completed the 70km FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic in an impressive time of 03 hours 26 minutes 31 seconds. “The route was very challenging,” says a ...

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Tour of Good Hope

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Date: 6 March – 10 March 2017 Website: https://www.asgevents.co.za/tourofgoodhope/index.html Entries: www.asgevents.co.za/tourofgoodhope Enquiries: www.asgevents.co.za/tourofgoodhope/contact.html The 2017 Tour will be based at the spectacular La Paris Estate midway between Paarl and Franschhoek. The race incorporates five days of clover leaf racing over a total distance of 522km, with 6168m of vertical ascent. 5 STAGES – 490KM – 5218M ASCENT Presented in the ...

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