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Seyffert, Bateson snare inaugural Bestmed MTB series win

ieter Seyffert and Chloe Bateson have emerged as the overall male and female champions in the inaugural Bestmed National Mountain Biking Series, which drew to a close earlier this month.

Pieter Seyffert and Chloe Bateson have emerged as the overall male and female champions in the inaugural Bestmed National Mountain Biking Series, which drew to a close earlier this month. Seyffert (Altech-Autopage) won both the Lost City MTB Challenge and Satellite MTB Classic en route to series victory, while Bateson won the 25km Ballito Expedition race for their share of ...

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Pennypinchers Origin of Trails brings mountain biking home

Stage one of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails kicked off in Stellenbosch today (Friday, 27 November 2015).  Each year leading mountain bikers welcome the opportunity to relax and enjoy the trails at South Africa’s mountain bike party of the year.  Seen here:  Stefan Sahm of Team Bulls in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Stellenbosch – Stage one of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails kicked off in Stellenbosch today (Friday, 27 November 2015). Each year leading mountain bikers welcome the opportunity to relax and enjoy the trails at South Africa’s mountain bike party of the year. According to Team Bulls owner and captain, Karl Platt, he has always wanted to take part in the ...

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Countdown to Pennypinchers Origin of Trails begins

The third annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails returns to Stellenbosch this coming Friday, 27 and Saturday, 28 November 2015.  Seen here:  Riders in action at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Stellenbosch – The third annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails returns to Stellenbosch this coming Friday, 27 and Saturday, 28 November 2015. A two-day stage mountain bike (MTB) event, entrants will be granted the “once a year” opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of single-track that are normally inaccessible to the mountain biking community. According to elite mountain biker Waylon Woolcock, ...

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Visser climbs to Paarl MTB Classic victory

Warm, windless conditions brought the inaugural Bestmed National Mountain Bike Series to a perfect close when hundreds of riders descended on Rhebokskloof Wine Estate for the Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic, presented by the City of Drakenstein and ASG, on Sunday.

Warm, windless conditions brought the inaugural Bestmed National Mountain Bike Series to a perfect close when hundreds of riders descended on Rhebokskloof Wine Estate for the Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic, presented by the City of Drakenstein and ASG, on Sunday. Few riders enjoyed the final event of the series more than winner Rikus Visser, who climbed to an uncontested victory ...

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Isuzu MTB academy ready for Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

The Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two-day mountain bike (MTB) stage event has attracted the attention of the ISUZU MTB Academy.  ISUZU MTB Academy Coach, Jo Dobinson will be seen in action riding with four of the academy riders.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Stellenbosch – The Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails two-day mountain bike (MTB) stage event has attracted the attention of the ISUZU MTB Academy. Four riders together with their coach, Jo Dobinson will be seen toeing the line in Stellenbosch on Friday, 27 and Saturday, 28 November 2015. Celebrating its third anniversary, both stages of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails will start ...

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The first edition of the Swellendam100 MTB adventure saw a 40% entry field of female participants

Riders down Swellengrebel Street during the neutral zone start of Day 2

The mountain bike weekend adventure was a raging success and has automatically assumed its slot as a permanent fixture on the annual Swellendam events calendar. 100 mountain bikers descended on Swellendam to set off on Saturday morning amidst an atmosphere of fun and adventure. The weather was perfect as riders left from the fantastic start/finish venue at the Whipping Post ...

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Wilkinson, Du Toit take muddy wins at Ballito Expedition

Ballito - Frankie du Toit

Days of much-needed rain on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast left the trails around Sugar Rush Adventure Centre awash with mud for the Bestmed Ballito Expedition, presented by ASG, on Saturday. But the swampy conditions were not enough to deter those hardy mountain bikers who took on the 50km feature race, which was won by 19-year-old Matt Wilkinson in a time ...

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Mountain Bike racing treat at Trailseeker finale

Exquiste trails are in store for riders at Nissan TrailSeeker Meerendal
Photo Credit: Zoon Cronje

The final round of the inaugural Nissan TrailSeeker Western Cape Mountain Bike Series takes place at Meerendal on Saturday and riders are in for a treat. In addition to tackling some of the Durbanville region’s iconic trails, there’s a new switchback climb called Signal Gun that will be ridden for the first time on Saturday. The event offers four distances ...

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Inaugural Swellendam100 MTB weekend adventure boasts a record field of female participants

Riders making their way across one of the river crossings on Day 1

The first edition of the Swellendam100 MTB adventure, which took place on the 7th and 8th of November 2015, saw 40% of the field made up by female participants. The mountain bike weekend adventure was a raging success and has automatically assumed its slot as a permanent fixture on the annual Swellendam events calendar. 100 mountain bikers descended on Swellendam ...

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