Cycling

Waterberg changes provide interesting challenge

Competitors in the Liberty Waterberg Encounter, presented by STANLIB, will face some interesting challenges in the three-day mountain-bike race in Bela Bela, Limpopo, from Friday to Sunday. Picture: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

A new single-track finish to the opening stage of the Liberty Waterberg Encounter will have the front-runners fully alert when the mountain-bike race gets under way on Friday.   Presented by STANLIB, the three-day stage race in Bela Bela, Limpopo, will see the routes taking cyclists through Sondela Nature Reserve and Elements Private Golf Reserve.   The stages will cover ...

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Former road ace excited about Waterberg debut

Former road racing ace JC Nel will ride the Liberty Waterberg Encounter, presented by STANLIB, for the first time this weekend when it takes place in Bela Bela, Limpopo. Picture: Memories 4 U Photography

Former road specialist JC Nel is looking forward to testing his skills on the mountain bike when he makes his debut in the Liberty Waterberg Encounter this weekend.   The three-day bushveld event, presented by STANLIB, gets under way on Friday at Bela Bela in Limpopo, taking riders through trails which cover part of Sondela Game Reserve and Elements Private ...

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Botha, Strydom shine at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

Wessel Botha in action at the 16th annual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic on Saturday, 02 June 2018.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province –Wessel Botha and Danielle Strydom claimed the coveted title of FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic Champion at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 02 June 2018 crossing the finish line in impressive times of 03 hours 06 minutes 03 seconds and 03 hours 44 minutes 42 seconds respectively.   The men’s race was hotly contested with Tyronne White ...

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Fedhealth MTB Challenge entries open

Mountain biking enthusiasts in action during the 2017 Fedhealth MTB Challenge.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries are open for the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge that will take place at the picturesque Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 and Sunday, 16 September 2018. “We are excited to host the Fedhealth MTB Challenge at the magnificent Boschendal Wine Estate for the second consecutive year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “This year, however, the ...

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Waterberg shaping up as a race to remember

Race organisers are focused on combining a luxurious experience with scenic bushveld riding when the Liberty Waterberg Encounter, in partnership with STANLIB, takes place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo next month. Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

Organisers of next weekend’s Liberty Waterberg Encounter are fully focused on providing the entrants with a race to remember in the heart of the South African bushveld. The three-day mountain bike event at Bela Bela in Limpopo, presented by STANLIB, takes place from June 8 to 10, capitalising on a period when there are not that many races on the ...

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Plenty on offer for cyclists at Centurion showroom

South African cyclists will be able to view the Westfalia BC 75 ZA bike rack, which is available to order from tomorrow, at the Positive Sports Solutions showroom in Irene, Centurion. Picture: Supplied

The highly rated Westfalia BC 75 ZA bike rack, which will be available for South African consumers to order from tomorrow, is part of a wide range of cycling products on display at the Positive Sports Solutions showroom in Centurion, Gauteng.   The South African company has negotiated a number of contracts in the past six months to bring various ...

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36ONE MTB Challenge 2019 Entries Open

Riding through a beautiful, star light, Klein Karoo night is one of the unique attractions of The 36ONE MTB Challenge. Photo by Oakpics.com.

General entries to The 36ONE MTB Challenge 2019, which will take place from the 17thto the 19thof May next year, will open at 12:00 midday on Friday the 1stof June. Following the release of 100 Full 36ONE entries being made available in late April and throughout May, the opening of general entries allows riders who wish to take part in ...

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Hill, Bester overcome glitch to win at Zuurberg

Robyn de Groot (left) and Ariane Luthi cross the line to win the women’s category in the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race, which finished at Zuurberg Mountain Village at Addo, 70km outside Port Elizabeth, today. Picture: Shayne Minott

Overnight leaders Andrew Hill and Shaun-Nick Bester put the hammer down from the start to surge to stage and overall victory on the final day of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain-bike race at Addo today.   The TIB-Silverback-Best4Sport team won their second stage of the three-day event at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth to take the ...

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Sebona ready for title defence at FNB Magalies Monster

Philimon Sebona in action during the 2017 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

North West Province –Philimon Sebonais hoping for a successful title defence at the 16thannual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 02 June 2018.   Making his debut in 2017, Sebona conquered the 70km Monster in an impressive time of 03 hours 06 minutes 10 seconds.   According to Sebona, the race was very tough with ...

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