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Jock Classic provides benefits for cyclists

A number of incentives, including a junior men’s category, will be on offer when the 155km Bestmed Jock Classic takes place from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on July 14. Picture: Memories4U

A number of incentives, including a new junior men’s category, will ensure that the Bestmed Jock Classic remains an attractive option for a wide range of cyclists when it takes place in Mpumalanga next month.   The race on July 14 covers 155km, divided into three stages, and will take riders along a route from Mbombela to White River and ...

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Trail Run introduced to Origin Of Trails Experience

Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 (the second day of the 6th annual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience).  A one day event, the Origin Of Trails Trail Run will cater for seasoned runners as well as newcomers to the sport.  Entrants can choose between a long route (12km-15km) and a short route (6km-8km).  Stellenbosch boasts a magnitude of unspoiled trails that are challenging, yet rewarding.  Each route will encapsulate the splendor of Stellenbosch.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stillwater Sports has expanded the Origin Of Trails mountain bike experience by introducing the Origin Of Trails Trail Run that will take place at Coetzenburg Sports Fields (Stellenbosch) on Sunday, 25 November 2018 (the second day of the 6thannual Origin Of Trails two-day MTB Experience).   “We are excited to invite the trail running community to join in on the ...

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Thrilling K2 duels bring down curtain on SA Champs

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St Francis Bay – Andy Birkett and Hank McGregor won a thrilling race for the men’s K2 title at the South African Marathon Championships on Sunday afternoon, ratifying their selection as part of the national canoeing team to the world championships in Portugal in September. The current world number one and two, who won the FNB Dusi title together in ...

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SA Marathon Champs heading to St Francis

2017 World Championship silver medallist Andy Birkett will go into the senior men's showdown as the favourite ahead of the 2018 South African Canoe Marathon Championships in St Francis this weekend. Anthony Grote/
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St Francis Bay – The nation’s best flat-water marathon paddlers descend on the Garden Route town of St Francis Bay this weekend for the 2018 South African flatwater canoeing marathon championships, eyeing a spot on the prestigious national team for the World Championships in Portugal in September. The weather for the weekend is worrying for many with a buster wind ...

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Explore Trails through the Fynbos in the De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience

The northern reaches of the vlei, near its headwaters, offers amazing views of limestone cliffs – pockmarked with caves. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The inaugural De Hoop Vlei MTB Experience, which takes place from the 22ndto the 24thof September 2018, has revealed the routes for the three day mountain biking extravaganza. Freebody-Sports and the De Hoop Collection have worked tirelessly over the autumn months to bring together a mix of established, virgin and usually off-limits trails to create a compact, yet challenging and ...

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Waterberg Encounter offers more than just a race

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The Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter offered more than just three days of racing in the bushveld – it provided a valuable lifestyle experience, said prominent Johannesburg businessman Tjaart Kruger.   The mountain-bike event, presented by STANLIB, took place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo and ended at the Sondela Nature Reserve yesterday.   Kruger, chief executive officer of Premier Foods, was just ...

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Botha sets sights on Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race KZN

Armin Botha (Potchefstroom) will be gunning for gold at the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race at Virginia Trails (Eston, KZN) this coming Saturday (16 June 2018).  Botha made his Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Elite Race debut in April this year where he claimed gold at the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #1 at Coetzenburg (Stellenbosch).

Armin Botha (Potchefstroom)will be gunning for gold at the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race at Virginia Trails (Eston, KZN) this coming Saturday (16 June 2018).   Botha made his Fedhealth IMPI Challenge Elite Race debut in April this year where he claimed gold at the Fedhealth IMPI Elite Race #1 at Coetzenburg (Stellenbosch).   “I enjoy the IMPI Elite Race because ...

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Makeshift pair dominate Waterberg MTB Encounter

The top two teams at the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter, presented by STANLIB, were, from left, ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter Seyffert (runners-up) and ASG-Cape Duo’s Regis Maniora and HB Kruger (champions). Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

HB Kruger and Regis Maniora won their third stage in a row to seal overall victory in the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter near Bela-Bela in Limpopo today.   In the final stage, which culminated at the Sondela Nature Reserve after 59km of racing, the ASG-Cape Duo pair took a hard-fought three-second victory over ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter ...

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Tankwa Trek adds an Additional Stage

The new Stage 1 see riders starting in category batches, allowing them to directly race their general classification rivals on the trails surrounding the race village. Photo by www.zcmc.co.za.

Dryland Event Management – the organisers of the Momentum Health Tankwa Trek, presented by Biogen, the only UCI S1 category stage race in South Africa – are proud to announce the addition of a 4thstage to the 2019 Tankwa Trek. The new stage will take place on the afternoon of Thursday the 7thof February 2019, followed by Stages 2 through ...

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Waterberg changes provide interesting challenge

Competitors in the Liberty Waterberg Encounter, presented by STANLIB, will face some interesting challenges in the three-day mountain-bike race in Bela Bela, Limpopo, from Friday to Sunday. Picture: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

A new single-track finish to the opening stage of the Liberty Waterberg Encounter will have the front-runners fully alert when the mountain-bike race gets under way on Friday.   Presented by STANLIB, the three-day stage race in Bela Bela, Limpopo, will see the routes taking cyclists through Sondela Nature Reserve and Elements Private Golf Reserve.   The stages will cover ...

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