Cycling

Enter now for the JBay Triple Crown

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Innovative new Strava Challenge set to build even more hype around already popular mountain bike event   The ‘JBay Triple Crown’ is an exciting new development by the organisers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic, which forms part of the JBay Winterfest this July.   The challenge – as the name suggests – is made up of three separate Strava ...

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Last chance to enter Ride2Nowhere

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There are less than a 100 entries left in the very limited-entry Ride2Nowhere three-day stage race, which takes place around the charming town of McGregor from 7 to 9 September. The event – which features various options across the three days, with a short (40km) and long (60km) option per day as well as solo and team categories for mixed, ...

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Global leader in component design headed to SA

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South African company Positive Sports Solutions has continued its expansion into bringing top-quality bicycle products to the country following a recent deal with Controltech Bikes.   Based in the Pacific Northwest in the United States, Controltech has distributors around the globe and now, thanks to this latest development, its highly rated bicycle components will be available to SA consumers.   ...

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What to expect – a route review from the trail builder

Some quick insights from master route-builder Con Viljoen

  The Ride2Nowhere is a very special opportunity to explore this remote region of the cape on a mountain bike, by getting access to routes and trails you wouldn’t on any other day. The riding is typically ‘Karoo’ – more rugged and technical than many of the other more groomed trails that see countless wheels per year. Therein lies the ...

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Junior mountain bikers in for a treat at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Tyler Van Gesselleen (Stellenbosch) in action during the 2017 Fedhealth Kids MTB Events 500m race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The action of the 2018 Fedhealth MTB Challenge will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events at Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 September 2018. Celebrating its 4thanniversary, the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events cater for ages 0 – 13.  Junior MTB enthusiasts have three events to choose from:  a 500m (0-5 years), 1.5km (6-9 years) and a ...

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Jock Classic provides benefits for cyclists

A number of incentives, including a junior men’s category, will be on offer when the 155km Bestmed Jock Classic takes place from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on July 14. Picture: Memories4U

A number of incentives, including a new junior men’s category, will ensure that the Bestmed Jock Classic remains an attractive option for a wide range of cyclists when it takes place in Mpumalanga next month.   The race on July 14 covers 155km, divided into three stages, and will take riders along a route from Mbombela to White River and ...

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Explore Trails through the Fynbos in the De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

The northern reaches of the vlei, near its headwaters, offers amazing views of limestone cliffs – pockmarked with caves. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The inaugural De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience, which takes place from the 22ndto the 24thof September 2018, has revealed the routes for the three day mountain biking extravaganza. Freebody-Sports and the De Hoop Collection have worked tirelessly over the autumn months to bring together a mix of established, virgin and usually off-limits trails to create a compact, yet challenging and ...

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Waterberg Encounter offers more than just a race

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The Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter offered more than just three days of racing in the bushveld – it provided a valuable lifestyle experience, said prominent Johannesburg businessman Tjaart Kruger.   The mountain-bike event, presented by STANLIB, took place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo and ended at the Sondela Nature Reserve yesterday.   Kruger, chief executive officer of Premier Foods, was just ...

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Makeshift pair dominate Waterberg MTB Encounter

The top two teams at the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter, presented by STANLIB, were, from left, ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter Seyffert (runners-up) and ASG-Cape Duo’s Regis Maniora and HB Kruger (champions). Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

HB Kruger and Regis Maniora won their third stage in a row to seal overall victory in the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter near Bela-Bela in Limpopo today.   In the final stage, which culminated at the Sondela Nature Reserve after 59km of racing, the ASG-Cape Duo pair took a hard-fought three-second victory over ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter ...

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Tankwa Trek adds an Additional Stage

The new Stage 1 see riders starting in category batches, allowing them to directly race their general classification rivals on the trails surrounding the race village. Photo by www.zcmc.co.za.

Dryland Event Management – the organisers of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, the only UCI S1 category stage race in South Africa – are proud to announce the addition of a 4thstage to the 2019 Tankwa Trek. The new stage will take place on the afternoon of Thursday the 7thof February 2019, followed by Stages 2 through ...

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