Cycling

Win with Specialized at the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.
“The competition will take place on Day 1.  We will post a riddle to social media.  If correctly solved, riders will know where to take a photograph on route during Day 1.  These photographs need to be shared to Instagram.  Don’t forget to tag @specializedza.  The winner will be announced during prize giving after Day Two,” says Kate Whitehead, Marketing Coordinator at Specialized Bicycles Africa.

One lucky Origin Of Trails MTB Experience rider will take home an awesome Specialized Stumpjumper FSR ST to the value of R30 000 the weekend of Saturday, 24 and Sunday, 25 November 2018 compliments of the event’s bicycle partner.   “The Origin of Trails MTB Experience is a great way of showcasing what Stellenbosch has to offer in terms of the ...

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Breathtaking new venue for Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour

The 2019 Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour recently announced their new date and has now also revealed that the event will be hosted at Val de Vie Estate.

(Stellenbosch, 08 October 2018) “We are delighted to announce that the Medihelp Stellenbosch Cycle Tour taking place on 20 January 2019 will start and finish at Val de Vie Estate,” said David Bellairs, Media, Marketing and Sponsorship director of the Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust. The Western Cape’s second-largest road cycling event will once again act as the final premier ...

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R200 000 prize money up for grabs at 2019 Knysna Bull

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Entries are now open for the Knysna Bull made personal by Constantia Insurance mountain bike race. The event takes place from 20 to 23 February 2019. Now in it’s third year, the Knysna Bull continues to evolve and develop into an exciting stage race offering. In the jam-packed calendar of many excellent MTB races in South Africa, the Knysna Bull ...

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Satellite Classic a perfect launching pad

Organisers ASG Events have been working on a number of improvements to ensure the Satellite Classic near the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province runs smoothly on October 13. Picture: Jetline Action Photography

The Bestmed Satellite Classic, to be held near Hartbeespoort Dam in the North West Province on October 13, will provide cyclists with the perfect launching pad for the upcoming road-racing season.   The annual cycling extravaganza comprises a number of options headed by the feature 110km race, which has the plus factor of being a premier seeding event for the ...

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Rekindle your love for mountain biking at the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Mountain biking enthusiasts enjoying the spectacular Stellenbosch routes at the 2017 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain biking comes home the weekend of 24 and 25 November 2018 with South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, celebrating its 6thanniversary in Stellenbosch!   An individual 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails routes highlight the beauty and splendor of the City Of Oaks.  Mountain bikers can look forward to the “once a ...

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Boyes and Tunstead Victorious at the 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast

Pauline Tunstead surprised herself to win the 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast with a decisive attack with 38 kilometres remaining in the race. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The 2018 BUCO Karoo to Coast was won by Craig Boyes and Pauline Tunstead in remarkably different fashions, on Sunday the 23rdof September. Boyes held off his breakaway companions in a sprint for the line, while Tunstead slowly ground down the women’s field on the route’s long climbs of the Prince Alfred’s Pass, between Uniondale and Knysna.   Held in ...

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Bike Shop Boys Wrap Up BUCO Dr Evil Classic in Style

Aidan Connelly leads his The Bike Shop/SCOTT/Strocam teammate Rogan Smart through a section of the spectacular Cairnbrogie singletrack. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The young local team of Aidan Connelly and Rogan Smart, racing in the colours of The Bike Shop/SCOTT/Strocam wrapped up the 2018 BUCO Dr Evil Classic in style on Saturday. The pair dominated the event, winning all three stages overall and in the men’s team competition – and while the predominant spirit at the BUCO Dr Evil Classic is one ...

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Sim and Munnik Families take on the BUCO Dr Evil Classic

With the stage starting and finishing in the Plettenberg Bay Game Reserve there were animal sightings from the bicycle saddle was guaranteed. Along with zebra, riders were also treated to wildebeest, giraffe and elephant. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Robert Sim and Oliver Munnik are no strangers to the sharp end of mountain bike stage races, but both men decided to rather take it easy during the 2018 BUCO Dr Evil Classic and ride with their wives. Annette Sim and Alana Munnik were among the 45 women in the 300 odd rider field, where enjoying the beautiful Garden Route scenery ...

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