Botha overcomes the odds to pursue his love for mountain biking


Although diagnosed with a heart defect at the age of two, Nathan Botha, a 16 year old mountain biking enthusiast from Hoërskool Florida (Roodepoort) will be back in action at the 2019 FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic. This year however he will be share the experience with friends from school.   In 2005 Nathan was diagnosed with Coarctation of the ...

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Beers & Marais join forces for sani2c


HImeville – After a while deliberating who was going to partner defending KAP sani2c champion Matt Beers at the 2019 edition, talented cross country rider Stuart Marais will form the second half of the team for the three-day shoot-out from Glencairn to Scottburgh from 16 to 18 May. Beers and team mate Nico Bell took the NAD Pro MTB Team ...

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Entries open for 5th annual Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Fedhealth Kids MTB Events by Tobias Ginsberg

Entries have opened for the 5thannual Fedhealth MTB Challenge – an exhilarating Two Day MTB Festival that will take The Retreat / Boschendal Wine Estate by storm on Saturday, 07 and Sunday, 08 September 2019.   “We’re excited to celebrate the 5thanniversary of the Fedhealth MTB Challenge at The Retreat / Boschendal Wine Estate in September,” says Michael Meyer, Managing ...

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Hill ends White’s run at Quattro ROAG Series

And they're off. Riders start the Holla Trails Sugar Rush Classic, the fourth event in the 2019 Quattro ROAG Series powered by Momentum. Photo: 
Sugar Rush Classic

A last-minute decision to compete in the Holla Trails Sugar Rush Classic mountain bike race on Sunday paid off for Andrew Hill when he held off young Travis Stedman to claim a confidence-boosting win ahead of this weekend’s sani2c. The Sugar Rush Classic is the fourth race in the Quattro ROAG Series powered by Momentum and Hill (Team Darkhorse Wheels ...

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MTBing and Movies go hand-in-hand at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic

Celebrating its 17th anniversary in June, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic will boast its very first ‘Movie Night’ at the ATKV Buffelspoort on Saturday, 01 June 2019 at 18:00.  “It means a great deal to be booked for the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic," says Vaughn Piketh, Director Slumber Nights.  "We are really looking forward to being part of the event and will hopefully add to the massive success that the event has already achieved. The outdoor cinema/movie night promises to be a great family get together and a great place to socialize with fellow competitors.”

Celebrating its 17thanniversary in June, the FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic will boast its very first ‘Movie Night’ at the ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday, 01 June 2019 at 18:00.   “The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and the FNB Platinum Trail Run present adventure seekers with the ideal weekend away for the entire family,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  ...

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Integrate Your Cycling Life with Hubtiger


Life, as we all know, can be very complicated. As, unfortunately can cycling. A recreational activity or a means to channel our competitive urges cycling is not as simple as the early marketers of the bicycle had our forefathers believe. From service intervals to route options, weather predictions and road safety; there is a lot to keep in mind before ...

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Mixed challenge awaits riders at Waterberg Encounter

Good rainfall in the area will ensure a typical bushveld experience when the Liberty Waterberg Encounter mountain-bike race takes place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo from June 7 to 9. Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

A series of trails which will provide a good diversity of challenges awaits competitors when the Liberty Waterberg Encounter mountain-bike race takes place in June.   The three-day race near Bela-Bela in Limpopo will be held from June 7-9 and will incorporate routes in the Sondela Nature Reserve and the Elements Private Golf Reserve.   It is the third event ...

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Main solos to maiden title in East Rand Classic

Photo 2 ERC elite men bunch LR

Kent Main shrugged off a recent illness to solo to his maiden win in the Takealot East Rand Classic cycling road race in Kempton Park in Johannesburg today.   The 23-year-old ProTouch rider got away from a breakaway group with about 15km to go in the 98km feature race (formerly the Emperors Palace Classic) and was able to hold on ...

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HI-TEC Walkerbay Xtreme MTB stage race delivers serious MTB fun


HERMANUS – Participants in the Hi-Tec Walkerbay Xtreme’s inaugural MTB stage race enjoyed wonderful weather, beautiful scenery and challenging trails this past weekend. After adding an MTB event to the event mix last year, the organisers decided to expand the offering even further by adding a 2-day MTB stage race to this multi-day adventure sports festival’s programme. “Stage races are ...

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