Cycling

Mandela Day MTB Dash more than just a race for the elites

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WHILE some of the country’s top riders are fighting for the prestigious Mandela Day Marathon MTB Dash title on the mountain biking trails around the Mandela Capture Site in Lions River on Saturday, the future of SA cycling will also be on display at the event. In April 2017 the current KZN Cycling Development programme was launched with the support ...

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Aramex SA joins the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Mountain bikers enjoying the 2017 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience MTB routes.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports, the organizers of South Africa’s premier 2-day MTB experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience, are proud to welcome Aramex SA as the courier partner of the 2018 event.   “We are excited to welcome Aramex to the 2018 Origin Of Trails MTB Experience,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “A leading global provider, Aramex encouragescreativity, innovation ...

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‘The Rock’ 3-Stage Mountain-Bike route unveiled

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The route for Paarl’s biggest mountain-bike stage race has been unveiled and presents a genuinely unequalled off-road journey over some of the finest mountain-bike terrain in the country. “The Rock” Stage Race, in partnership with Paarlberg BMW, takes place over the weekend of 28-30 September 2018 with lots of entertainment and fun activities to cater for mountain-bikers and trail runners ...

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Stage Two of Origin Of Trails Short Route announced

Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.  Seen here:  Janine Moore enjoying the floating bridge at Mont Marie during the 2017 event.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stage Twoof the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience Short Route will start and finish at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 and feature a +- 27km memorable MTB experience that includes a 550m vertical ascent.   “Stage Two of the Origin Of Trails Short Route will feature two open, easy climbs,” says Corrie Muller, Origin Of Trails ...

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The heart of the Glacier Storms River Traverse

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Linda Marais, who hadn’t cycled much since High School, conquers the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse. Photo: www.zcmc.co.za The curtains of the 2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse have officially drawn to a close.   With three-stages through sections of the Tsitsikamma National Park and along the Storms River coastline, the event was every adventure-seekers utopia. Far above the thrill of traversing through South Africa’s ...

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Records Tumble at the 2018 Trans Baviaans Race

Riding into the night, in the depth of the Baviaanskloof Mega Reserve where light pollution is non-existent, is one of the highlights of the Trans Baviaans for the non-elite riders. Photo by Jacques Marais.

The 2018 Trans Baviaans Race, wrapped up with prize giving at the Fountains Mall on Sunday the 12thof August – but the racing action had concluded well over twelve hours earlier before the last light had faded over the Baviaanskloof. A consistent tail wind, smooth road conditions and a searing ride by DSV Pro Cycling ensured records tumbled throughout the ...

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Stand by to enter the 2018 Coronation Double Century

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(Cape Town, 8 August 2018) Entries for South Africa’s favourite team road race, the Coronation Double Century, will kick off on Monday, 13 August 2018. This iconic event is now in its 26th year and entries are, much like the past few years, bound to sell out in minutes.   Here’s what you need to know to avoid disappointment and ...

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Talented young Pretoria cyclist excited at new role

Talented teenage cyclist Azulde Britz is excited at being given the role as an ambassador for Positive Sports Solutions. Picture: Supplied

Pretoria schoolgirl Azulde Britz’s promising career as an all-round cyclist is poised to flourish after she joined Positive Sports Solutions as an ambassador this month.   The Grade 12 Cornwall Hill College pupil, who lives in Irene, is focused on her road cycling career, but is equally adept on the mountain bike and is looking forward to being one of ...

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Origin Of Trails announces Stage One of its Short Route

Mountain Biking enthusiasts enjoying the 2017 Origin Of Trails routes.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The Short Route of the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience with kick off at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 24 November 2018 with a +-30km Stage One that boasts a 550m vertical ascent.   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 ...

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Paarlberg BMW joins ‘The Rock’ Trail Fest

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Paarlberg BMW have announced their partnership with The Rock Mountain Bike Stage Race and Trail Fest, which takes place in the bustling Western Cape City of Paarl over the weekend of 28-30 September this year. Paarlberg BMW will be providing all vehicle requirements for the event and will host hospitality areas at the various venues where the festival stops over ...

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