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Sebona gunning for second FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic title

Phillimon Sebona photo credit Tobias Ginsberg

Returning to the ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday, 01 June 2019 Phillimon Sebona has set his sights on a second FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic title!   Sebona got his first taste of victory at this event in 2017 when he conquered the Monster (Marathon / +-65km) in a deserving time of 03 hours 06 minutes 10 seconds.   “The FNB Magalies Monster ...

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FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN entries open this coming weekend

Enthusiastic runners in action during the “PUMA Beat Bolt Sprint” section of the 2018 FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN route.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Grote

Entries for the 3rdannual FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN(taking place on Sunday 13 October 2019) will open this coming Saturday 01 June. “Although only in its third year, the FNB Durban 10K CITYSURFRUN has delivered nail-biting performances,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director Stillwater Sports.  “In 2017 the inaugural event sawUganda’s Joshua Cheptegei smash the South African all-comers record of 27:55 set ...

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Captains Confirm PwC Great Zuurberg Trek a Success

Corné Krige rates the event as tough but exceptionally beautiful. Photo by Peter Kirk.

Two former Springbok rugby captains were among the 250 riders who took on the 2019 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, from the 24thto the 26thof May. The three day mountain bike stage race was held in the Zuurberg Mountains in the Addo region of the Eastern Cape and boasted a blend of serious racing as well as relaxed riding. At the ...

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PwC Great Zuurberg Trek Boasts A Sold Out Show in 2019

Stage 3 of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, in particular, features some of the best mountain biking the Eastern Cape has to offer. Photo by Shayne Minott.

The 2019 PwCGreat Zuurberg Trek, which takes place from the 24thto the 26thof May in the Zuurberg Mountains of the Eastern Cape, boasts a sold out field of stage race connoisseurs. In fact entries sold out within a month and given the race’s burgeoning reputation for superb riding and off-the-bike hospitality it is no surprise. There are therefore mountain bikers aplenty who ...

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Set your winter goals now and train to Cycle4Cansa

McLean Head and Shoulders

With the evenings becoming longer, the mornings colder and motivation decreasing for most cyclists, it’s vitally important to set a post winter goal, says cycling commentator Andrew McLean. The South African cycling season’s first traditional post winter ride is the Bestmed Cycle4CANSA Championship, presented by the Optimum Group on 24 and 25 August at Sun City. According to McLean this ...

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Black Marlin Reintroduce Felt Bicycles into South Africa

The IA is not just fast it also boasts the easy to reach CALpac 2.0, for items triathletes need close at hand on the bike, and the BTSpac storage container behind the seat tube for tools. Photo by Felt Bicycles.

Black Marlin is proud to reintroduce Felt Bicycles to the South African cycling market. The American brand – based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California – is famed for its performance-oriented approach to bicycle design, and its reintroduction into the local market is sure to cause a stir. Not only are Felt Bicycles’ road, triathlon, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, gravel, adventure, and ...

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Magaliesberg placed on pedestal at FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run

FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic photo by Tobias Ginsberg

Off-road adventure seekers are in for a treat at the 17thannual FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and 7thannual FNB Platinum Trail Run that will be hosted at the bustling ATKVBuffelspoort on Saturday 01 and Sunday 02 June 2019 respectively.     “The FNB Magalies Monster MTB Classic and FNB Platinum Trail Run are two of the North West Province’s most revered ...

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Noosi ready for round two at FNB Platinum Trail Run

Givemore Mudzinganyama 2017 photo by David Tarpey

Reigning FNB Platinum Trail Run champion, Teboho Noosi (Lesotho) will be back to defend his title at the 7th annual FNB Platinum Trail Run at the bustling ATKVBuffelspoort on Sunday 02 June 2019.   Noosi’s finishing time of 01 hour 23 minutes 21 seconds secured him the top spot on the podium at the 2018 FNB Platinum Trail Run.   ...

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