MTB

Ride2Nowhere delivers once more

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Written by Tiaan Pretorius. After spending most of 2015 in the sporting wilderness I decided to come out of hibernation and take on the Ride2Nowhere. With the lack of training over the past year we planned a short boys weekend but with a twist, we all entered for the event! The stronger half took on the long course while the ...

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Dirtopia 2015 Enduro series ends on high note this Sunday

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The five adrenalin pumping stages will be a highlight, as the Simonsberg Conservancy trails constantly get maintained and new trails have been built throughout the year. The Enduro events are geared for real mountain bikers that enjoy singletrack and are fit enough to ride uphills, but more importantly like riding downhills fast! Riders must pre-enter by Wednesday, 11 November and ...

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Kleinhans, Reid clinch victory at FNB W2W MTB Race

Team RECM’s Erik Kleinhans and James Reid closed their racing season off on a high note on Sunday, 08 November 2015 by claiming gold at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race.  Seen here (from left to right):  James Reid and Erik Kleinhans of Team RECM in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Onrust (Western Cape) – Team RECM’s Erik Kleinhans and James Reid closed their racing season off on a high note on Sunday, 08 November 2015 by claiming gold at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race. Although Stage Three saw Team RECM crossing the finish line in second place, a mere 59 seconds behind Gawie Combrinck ...

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FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race Stage 2 results

  Saturday, 07 November 2015 Top 5 Results / Stage Two:  Men 1 Erik Kleinhans and James Reid / Team RECM 02:33:57, 2 Matthew Beers and Stephan Senekal / Red-E 02:34:09, 3 Waylon Woolcock and Darren Lill / USN Purefit 02:35:50, 4 Adriaan Louw and Hendrik Kruger / CONTEGO Pro MTB Team02:36:58, 5 Gawie Combrinck and Johann Rabie / EAI ...

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Paarl prepares for iconic mountain bike race

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   The picturesque town of Paarl will come to a virtual standstill as residents and riders turn out for the second annual Bestmed Paarl MTB Classic on November 22. Presented by the City of Drakenstein municipality and ASG, the one-day classic is fast becoming one of the most iconic, must-do races on the national racing calendar. As the final event ...

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Kleinhans and Reid claim stage 1 victory at FNB W2W MTB race

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  Cape Town – The much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race started at a blistering pace on Friday, 06 November 2015. Kicking off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West), Stage One saw 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) toe the line to take on the 72km route that featured a 1620m ascent.  Finishing at ...

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W2W Ride delivers riveting mountain biking

Seen here:  Chrizelda Walters in action during Stage Three of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Ride on Wednesday, 04 November 2015.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – The 2015 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride culminated at the Onrust Caravan Park (just outside of Hermanus) on Wednesday, 04 November 2015. The event saw 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) take on the 214km journey from Somerset West to Onrust over a three day period. Although crossing the finish line in third place ...

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FNB W2W MTB Ride stage two tougher than expected

Tyler Day and JC Jooste of Team Bianchi/Westvaal continued their winning streak on Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 crossing the finish line in an impressive time of 03 hours 05 minutes 03 seconds.  Seen here (left to right):  JC Jooste and Tyler Day of Team Bianchi/Westvaal take on Pofadder, an infamous section on the Stage Two route of the FNB Wines2Whales.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – Tyler Day and JC Jooste of Team Bianchi/Westvaal continued their winning streak on Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 crossing the finish line in an impressive time of 03 hours 05 minutes 03 seconds. Starting and finishing at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), Stage Two has ...

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FNB W2W MTB Ride stage one inspires fast paced riding

Following in the tyre tracks of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure, 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) gathered at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Monday, 02 November 2015 to share in the excitement by taking part in the FNB W2W MTB Ride.  Seen here:  Riders in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – Following in the tyre tracks of the FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure, 1300 mountain bikers (650 teams of two) gathered at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Monday, 02 November 2015 to share in the excitement by taking part in the FNB W2W MTB Ride. Stage One saw riders having to complete a 72km route that ...

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Lesotho Sky 2016 Entries open today, 2nd November 2016

The finish line of the prologue on day 1, overlooking the mighty Maletsunyane Falls in Semonkong - Picture by Christian Schmidt

Affectionately referred to as the #MountainBikeKingdom, Lesotho is transforming itself into a unique cycling destination, right in the heart of our beloved country. The Lesotho Sky Race is hosting its 6th edition next year; dates are 19th – 24th September 2016. The organisers are proud about the fact that the event uses 100% natural single track. The route makes use ...

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