Cycling

Olympic International announced as official footwear partner of the Rock Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival

Leading South African footwear brand, Olympic International, has announced that it will partner with The Rock Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival as the official footwear sponsor. The event, now in its second year, takes place at Rhebokskloof Estate from 27 to 29 September this year. Considered one of Paarl’s biggest MTB and trail events, The Rock attracts more than 1 000 participants.

Leading South African footwear brand, Olympic International, has announced that it will partner with The Rock Mountain Bike and Trail Run Festival as the official footwear sponsor. The event, now in its second year, takes place at Rhebokskloof Estate from 27 to 29 September this year.   Considered one of Paarl’s biggest MTB and trail events, The Rock attracts more ...

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Ekermans returns to Paarl Boxing Day 50 years after his victory

JOHAN EKERMANS

The Paarl Boxing Day Track Challenge will host a very special guest at this year’s 122nd staging of the historic sporting event following the news that 25 Mile winner Johann Ekermans will attend the meeting to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his victory in 1969. Ekermans won both the Minnaar Trophy for his 25 Mile victory as well as the ...

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East Rand Classic moves to earlier date

Photo by Henk Neuhoff

The East Rand Classic will move to a slightly different time-slot next year, taking place in early April, which organisers ASG Events feel will be a better fit for the road cycle race.   With mountain-biking options also on offer, entries are open for the races, which will take place on April 4 and 5 in Kempton Park in Johannesburg. ...

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Aitsa! Aftercare Centre mountain bikers excited to take on Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Bianca Grobbelaar with children from the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre by Tobias Ginsberg

Mountain bikers taking part in the 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge, at Boschendal Farm Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday 07 and Sunday 08 September 2019 can support the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre when entering online.   A proud beneficiary of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge, the Aitsa! Aftercare Centre opened its doors in 2014 in the picturesque village of Kylemore.    According ...

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The Bestmed Tshwane Classic green effect

Bestmed Tshwane Classic race organiser Mauritz Meyer and his Green Caps Recycling Crew clean up at the Voortrekker Monument following last year’s event.

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The Bestmed Tshwane Classic has prided itself from the outset on being South Africa’s most environmentally friendly mass participation cycling event, and recycling will remain a top priority for race organisers when the race takes place on 3 November 2019. “As much as it’s about cycling on race day, it’s also about recycling,” says race founder Mauritz Meyer. Meyer is ...

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Sportsmanship triumphs in Scottburgh MTB classic

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  Scottburgh – In a rare feat for a race that has a habit of attracting the most competitive mountain bikers in the region the Sappi Scottburgh MTB classic on Sunday ended in an amicable dead-heat between defending champion Andrew Hill and Tyronne White. The duo were inseparable over the demanding hilly and untamed 45km race before they approached the ...

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