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Women’s Day MTB mania descends on Scottburgh

Young and old alike are all set for another great day in the saddle at Sunday's Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race. Darren Goddard/
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Scottburgh – KwaZulu-Natal’s South Coast is all set to welcome an influx of mountain bikers from all corners of the country this weekend when the 2015 Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race takes place on Sunday, 9 August, with special emphasis being placed on celebrating Women’s Day at the popular event. The large female contingent will lead the field out through the ...

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Thumbs Up For New Absa Cape Epic Rules

'It is great news that the Absa Cape Epic is always open to feedback from the riders." - Arian Kleinhans

Leading international mountain bikers have welcomed new Absa Cape Epic rules for the Women’s category as a “massive step” and “great news”. “Having a separate start for the UCI-registered women is a massive step forwards in promoting professional women’s mountain bike racing,” said two-time Absa Cape Epic winner Sally Bigham. “A separate start will ensure fair racing amongst the women ...

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Kargo pair seek Scottburgh MTB supremacy

The entries of Kargo Pro MTB Team's Brendon Davids (front) and Alan Hatherly (back) has added a new dimension to the race for the overall spoils at Sunday's Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race.

Scottburgh – Brendon Davids and Alan Hatherly’s participation in the 2015 Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race that takes place this Sunday, 9 August has added a new dimension to the battle for overall supremacy in the popular South Coast clash. “The Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race should be a pretty cool race for both Alan (Hatherly) and I this weekend!” confirmed an ...

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FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race announces prize purse for 2015

Catherine Williamson and Robyn De Groot on their way to the finish line at the Onrus Caravan Park, just outside Hermanus after Stage Three of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  De Groot and Williamson claimed the women’s team title after completing the three day stage race in a combined time of 10 hours 08 minutes 03 seconds.    PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town, South Africa – The organizers of the revered FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased by R31 500, taking the overall total to a whopping R381 500. According to Michael Meyer, Director FNB W2W MTB Events, although only in its 7th year, the ...

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Lesotho Sky Introduces SOLO Category

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The Lesotho Sky Event is designed for riders that are passionate about mountain biking. Like veins of the mountains, a network of trails connects rural villages and communities and makes the experience of riding the Lesotho Sky Race like no other. Lesotho is a country free of fences and boundaries. This land belongs to the proud Basotho people and is ...

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Fedhealth kids MTB events set to take Meerendal by storm

The Fedhealth Kids 500m, 1.5km and 5km mountain bike races will debut at the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate (Durbanville) on Saturday, 05 September 2015 as part of the ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town.
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Cape Town, South Africa – Calling all junior mountain bike enthusiasts! On Saturday, 05 September 2015 one of South Africa’s leading medical schemes, Fedhealth, together will Stillwater Sports will host three exciting mountain bike events, the Fedhealth Kids 500m, 1.5km and 5km races at the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate (Durbanville) as part of the ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town. “Mountain ...

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Reid & Du Toit rule the Eston 2015 roost

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Eston – In what turned out to be one of the most competitive fields in years the 2015 Illovo Eston MTB Challenge saw two new champions crowned as recent national cross country champions James Reid and Junior women’s champion Frankie du Toit proved too strong for their respective fields on Sunday. Reid, who has won the 40km half marathon at ...

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