Cycling

Bestmed Cycle4Cansa Championship

CYCLE 4 CANSA NEW SLIDE 2018

The 21st edition of the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship will see the largest field for the past 15 years line up for the annual weekend cycling festival at Sun City at the end of the month. The Bestmed Cycle4CANSA is presented by Optimum Financial Services and hosted by Sun City on 25 and 26 August 2018. The MTB Championship takes place ...

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Stacked Elite Field Prepared to do battle at the Trans Baviaans Race

Gert Heyns will be riding the Trans Baviaans competitively for the first time this year. Photo by Jacques Marais.

On Saturday the 11thof August just over 1 250 riders will line up for the Trans Baviaans Race, in the 15thedition of the toughest team single stage MTB race in the world. Headlining the field are past champions, members of the South African team to the World Marathon Championships and the newly crowned South African marathon champion. Mountain biking fanatics will ...

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Trans Baviaans Founder Makes His Debut in 15th Edition

Here’s the first sneak peek of the all new Momsen Vipa Ultra in its production paint work. Photo by Momsen Bikes.

Wikus van der Walt – the founder of EcoBound Mountain Events, the organisers of the iconic To Hell and Back and Trans Baviaans mountain bike races – will be making his Trans Baviaans debut in the 15thedition of the famous ultra-endurance race, when he rides the Repeaton the 18thof August. To make his traverse of the Baviaanskloof World Heritage Site ...

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Which will your sani2c be – Trail, Adventure or Race?

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The KAP sani2c will be 15 years old in 2019, and while it is one of the oldest mountain bike stage races in South Africa, it has also become the largest, with around 4200 riders enjoying three days of flowing trails from Himeville in the southern Drakensberg down to Scottburgh on the KZN south coast. Over 5 days, three separate ...

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10km Fun Ride introduced to Origin Of Trails MTB Experience

Celebrating its 6th anniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!  “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “By introducing a 10km Fun Ride we are able to invite junior MTB enthusiasts to the party.  The Fun Ride is open to ages 8 and up and will take place on Saturday, 24 November.”  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 6thanniversary in November, the organizers of South Africa’s Premier 2-day MTB Experience, the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience are excited to introduce a 10km Fun Ride to the 2018 celebration!   “Since its inception in 2013 the Origin Of Trails MTB Experience has been heralded as the MTB party of the year,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater ...

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Teen cycling star thrilled with ambassador role

Teenage Pretoria mountain biker Ian Els is relishing the prospect of representing HEAD Bikes SA as an ambassador over the next year. Picture: Supplied

The promising career of teenage cyclist Ian Els has been given serious impetus with his recent appointment as an ambassador for HEAD Bikes in South Africa.   The 15-year-old Pretoria schoolboy will make his debut as an ambassador for the cycling equipment giant on Saturday in Bloemfontein, where he will compete in the SA National XCO Championships.   Under HEAD ...

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Sports enthusiasts target Fedhealth MTB Challenge for charity

Sports enthusiasts from beCAUSEwe (Non-Profit Company) have signed up for the 4th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge to #ride4jobs&skills in support of the Sparrow Society.  Seen here:  Brad Senekal, beCAUSEwe Co-Founder, in action at the Fedhealth XTERRA Lite where he competed for charity under the banner ‘beCAUSEweTRI’.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Sports enthusiasts from beCAUSEwe (Non-Profit Company) have signed up for the 4thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge to #ride4jobs&skills in support of the Sparrow Society.   beCAUSEwe (NPC) was founded in 2014 by a group of friends as a way to keep fit, have fun and grow friendships while uplifting the poor and marginalised members of society.   “We have teams that ...

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Maree takes Jock Classic title by a whisker

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BCX professional David Maree won the first and third stages to propel himself to a one-second victory in the Bestmed Jock Classic road cycle race in Mbombela, Mpumalanga, today.   With what he described as “outstanding support” from his team, Maree completed the one-day three-stage race over 151km in an overall time of 4:05:03.   He outsprinted multiple former champion ...

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