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Hopefield Fynbos MTB Challenge is a yearly MTB race held in conjunction with the Hopefield Fynbos Show – 30 August 2014 Description Event Name: Hopefield MTB Fynbos Challange When: 30 August 2014 Where: Hopefield, Western Cape, South Africa, Western Cape Category: MTB Distances: 74km, 50km and 13km Route: The 74km and the 50km have 3,2km of singletrack!! Enter online at: http://www.entrytickets.co.za/eventview/mtbchallenge DISTANCES ...

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Nel wins Jock for maiden classic title

Westvaal-BMC’s overall winner JC Nel (second from left) sprints into the finish, behind Reynard Butler of Abantu on stage three of the Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique in Nelspruit on Saturday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

JC Nel showed his all-round climbing and sprinting ability to claim his maiden classic victory in the 32nd Bestmed Jock Cycle Classique in the Mpumalanga Lowveld on Saturday. Nel, 22, also claimed the king of the mountains title in what is billed as South Africa’s toughest one-day road race. The young Westvaal-BMC rider gritted his teeth in the finishing sprints ...

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Countdown to the JBay MTB Open

The wind turbines will be part of the majestic views the riders would experience during he JBay MTB Open

The second edition of the Jeffreys Bay Mountain Bike Open will take place this, Saturday 19 July 2014, as part of the JBay Winterfest. The 2014 event will offer something for riders of all fitness and skill levels and feature four routes (a 20km fun ride, 40km, 60km and 85km). The 20km is aimed at beginners and those doing an ...

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More fireworks for Gallopin at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 11 - Besançon / Oyonnax - 16/07/2014 - The yellow jersey after the stage win for Tony Gallopin © ASO/B.Bade

Tony Gallopin had his day of glory as he wore the yellow jersey on Bastille Day but he suffered a lot in the Vosges and didn’t enjoy the ride really but he made it up after the rest day as he claimed his first stage victory at the Tour de France in a brilliant manner. He attacked twice in the ...

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Big Names commit early to 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek

Anika Langvad (left) and Ariane Kleinhans celebrate winning Stage 2 of the 2013 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek. They have confirmed they will defend their women's title at the 2014 edition of the international stage race.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/XtreMedia

It’s early July, but the list of podium contenders for the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek is already looking impressive as national champions, continental champions and world champions commit to the international mountain bike stage race, which takes place in South Africa from 12–18 October. Recently crowned Elite women’s Marathon World Champion, Anika Langvad of Denmark has confirmed she will ...

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Nibali takes back yellow as Contador crashes out of Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 10 - Mulhouse / La Planche des Belles Filles / 14/07/2014 - Vicenzo NIBALI a récupéré le maillot jaune perdu la veille

The speculations around an expected duel between Chris Froome and Alberto Contador have completely vanished. Five days after the defending champion, the Spaniard has been forced out of the race after crashing badly before the real fight between the favorites begun. Following the sad exit of the leader of Tinkoff-Saxo, the super favorite of the Tour de France became Vincenzo ...

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Kargo Pro MTB taps into high altitude chamber training

Kargo Pro MTB Team's Rourke Croeser (left) and manager/coach Shaun Peschl in a training session on Wattbikes in the simulated high altitude chamber at Prime Human Performance Institute in Durban.

Durban – Having been named in the South African team to the MTB World Championships in Hafjell in Norway in September, Kargo Pro MTB rider Rourke Croeser is using controlled sessions training in a simulated high altitude chamber to sharpen his conditioning. Working with his coach/manager Shaun Peschl in the lead up to the national championships this weekend, Croeser has ...

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Williams wins at Walkerville

Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic winner Kallen Williams (centre) shows his delight as he receives his prize from Bestmed marketing team member Ferri Erasmus and route director Darren Herbst on Sunday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Two-time Momentum 94.7 Mountain Bike Challenge winner Kallen Williams showed himself to be one of South Africa’s rising young talents when he claimed his first ever win at the Bestmed Walkerville Mountain Bike Classic in Gauteng on Sunday. The former Toyota Cycle Lab rider slew mentor Andrew Mclean in a finishing sprint battle to take the 60km title by a ...

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Tony Martin shows his true power at Le Tour

Tour de France 2014 - Etape 9 - Gerardmer / Mulhouse - 13/07/2014 - Tony MARTIN combatif du jour © ASO/X.Bourgois

For the first time, Tony Martin has won a different stage than a time trial at the Tour de France but it looked like a time trial as he used the mid mountains stage in the Vosges to ride away with Alessandro De Marchi for 90 kilometres and solo for 59 kilometres! It was an enormous exploit by the German ...

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The Mamusa Challenge – Ride in the Wild

The leading bunch heading out at last years Mamusa Challenge – Photo supplied

Don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime at UURPAN SAFARI LODGE situated 10km from Schweizer Reneke in the picturesque countryside of North West province.  The whole family can enjoy an adventure in nature.You will sweat, you will suffer, but you will enjoy every moment and never forget this awesome experience. We also offer a trail run for the ...

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