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Call for entries – Freedom Challenge 2015

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Entries are now open for 2015 Freedom Challenge Race Across South Africa, as well as the 2015 Freedom Challenge Race to Rhodes. An incredible way to see the country? The toughest race in South Africa? The journey of a lifetime? Whichever way you see it, you need to enter to be a part of the experience. Limited to 60 participants ...

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GR 300 entries open today

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Entries for the GR 300 powered by Trek 2015 open today at 12h00. February 2015 sees the introduction of an exciting yet still challenging new shorter route … and we’ve moved it by one week. Take a peek at this footage from last year. Enter here today after 12.00pm Entries close at 500 riders

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An Eastern Cape Odyssey

An Eastern Cape Odyssey

9 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 The “X”  MTB EASTERN CAPE ODYSSEY 430km  5 DAYS OF PURE GET-AWAY BLISSFUL CYCLING Approx 60 – 80 KM PER DAY (not technical cycling) START/FINISH:  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape This will be the most incredible mountain biking you will experience. 5 fantastic days of cycling on rarely used pristine Eastern Cape mountain tracks, through 6 private ...

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Rotary club of Helderberg supports Bizweni Centre

PHOTO CREDIT:  Rebecca Whittall

The members of the Rotary Club of Helderberg can be seen hard at work raising funds for the awe-inspiring Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children. Situated in Somerset West, the Bizweni Centre for Disabled Children was established in 1998 and is a Day Care, ECD (Early Childhood Development) Centre with the purpose of providing quality care for children with a range ...

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Lucky Draw winners for The Munga team entry

Turbo Mamba and winning the Munga Team Entry

I am actually still in shock about winning the lucky draw at the  inaugural Master World Champs – Rainbow Challenge held at Cascades on Saturday the 28th of June. http://rainbowchallenge.co.za/ We left Pretoria around 06:00 on Friday the 27th and stopped in Harrismith for lunch, arriving for registration and race briefing at Cascades in Pietermaritzburg. I had read in the email leading up ...

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Don’t miss this event!!!

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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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