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Cycling Pennypinchers Origin of Trails for Joost

Seen here (from left to right):   Brendan Snyman, Joost van der Westhuizen and Dirk Kotze.  Photo Credit:  Helina Stoltz

Keen mountain bikers, Brendan Snyman and Dirk Kotze are very excited to take on the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race in Stellenbosch on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014 in support of the J9 Foundation. “The J9 Foundation was formed by the Springbok rugby legend and former captain, Joost van der Westhuizen who was ...

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Van Huyssteen gunning for gold at IMPI Elite Gauteng

Carla Van Huyssteen in action at the IMPI Elite Gauteng#1 earlier this year.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Erik Vermeulen / Adventure Photos

Reigning IMPI Elite Gauteng Champion Carla Van Huyssteen (Pietermaritzburg) will be hoping for a hat-trick victory when she defends her title at the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm(Hartebeespoort / North West Province) on Saturday, 27 September 2014. A triathlete by profession, Van Huyssteen finds that she hasn’t had to adapt her training schedule too much when training for the IMPI Challenge.  “I have just ...

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FNB Wines2Whales welcomed tread buffalo category

Riders in action during the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are pleased to welcome the TREAD Buffalo Category as an official weight division of the 2014 events. In order to qualify for the TREAD Buffalo Category teams need to boast a minimum combined weight of at least 180kg (excluding bicycles and equipment). “We are excited about the TREAD Buffalo ...

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Rijnberg reigns supreme in 24-hour challenge

More than 400 riders turned out for the fourth edition of the Pretoria Boys High School 24-Hour Mountain Bike Challenge, presented by Barden, on September 6. Photo: Hendrik Steytler Photography

More than 400 Gauteng mountain bikers pushed their endurance to the limit as they took on the Pretoria Boys High School 24-Hour Mountain Bike Challenge last weekend. The fourth edition of the popular event, which is presented by Barden Tyres, took place on a testing 6km circuit across the school grounds. According to organiser Wynand de Villiers of ASG Events, ...

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Dimension Data joins the Absa Cape Epic team

Photo Credit DimensionData01B-Sportograf, DimensionData02B-Gary Perkin

Global information and communication technology giant Dimension Data has joined the Absa Cape Epic, the world’s foremost mountain bike stage race, as a headline sponsor. The internationally-renowned IT infrastructure provider will be the Official Technology Partner to the Absa Cape Epic. It will handle all technology and communications aspects related to the race, including supplying equipment, personnel and support to ...

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Running for a cause & stand to win R1mil

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GAUTENG – The second annual Legends Marathon, which will take place on Sunday, 5 October 2014, promises to be yet another fantastic event and is poised to draw thousands of competitive male and female runners, who will run for a cause and stand a chance to share the ultimate athletic prize of a whopping R1m. The Legends Marathon features three ...

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Fresh challenges await Kargo Pro MTB

With defending champ Rourke Croeser (left) competing in the Isuzu Trucks PE to Plett stage race, new Kargo teammate Brendon Davids (right) is relishing the opportunity to battle it out for the Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill title he narrowly missed out on in 2013 this weekend. - Jon Ivins/ 
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  Durban – With the 2014 UCI MTB & Trials World Championships a thing of the past, Kargo Pro MTB Team members are back on home soil and looking forward to the upcoming opportunity this weekend’s racing presents to showcase their talents on the local mountain biking scene once more. After a positive showing at the final leg of the ...

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Exciting open water swim launches in the Western Cape

PHOTO CREDIT:  www.oakpics.com

Leading sports marketing specialists, Stillwater Sports, have added another prestigious event to their 2015 portfolio with the introduction of the Sanlam Cape Mile.  An exciting and innovative open water swim, the Sanlam Cape Mile will make its debut at the Grabouw Country Club (Western Cape) on Saturday, 14 February 2015. “The Sanlam Cape Mile is long overdue in Cape Town,” ...

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Endless action on the cards for IMPI Challenge Gauteng

The countdown to the second last IMPI Challenge of 2014 has begun!  Returning to the picturesque Van Gaalens Cheese Farm (Hartebeespoort / North West Province) on Saturday, 27 September 2014 participants are encouraged to get their IMPI on and get dirty! Combining trail running with an adventure style obstacle course, the IMPI Challenge is a spectator friendly event that is ideal for the entire family! ...

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Freedom Challenge Info Evenings 2014

Photo Credit: Andrew King

You may have heard of the Freedom Challenge – the Race Across South Africa or possibly the Race to Rhodes. You may have heard of some of the crazy adventures as riders follow the Freedom Trail for 2300km through some of the more remote parts of South Africa every winter… And you may have thought that this is something different ...

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