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The second time they sent us over Botmaskop - carnage! - Cherie Vale

It had been a mad few weeks of almost non-stop racing, but the race that I was looking forward to the most was the last one on the calendar – the Pennypinchers Origin of Trails (POOT) in Stellenbosch. This would be my first two day MTB stage thingy and I was really looking forward to the challenge. Firstly, I haven’t ...

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Sahm crowned Pennypinchers Origin of trails Champion

Stage Two of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race took place in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 29 November 2014.  Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm continued his winning streak claiming the Stage Two victory in an impressive time of 03 hours 10 minutes 17 seconds, securing the overall champion title in an awe-inspiring combined time of 06 hours 01 minutes 48 seconds.  Seen here:  Stefan Sahm in action during Stage Two.  Photo Credit:  Jetline Action Photo

Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm continued his winning streak at the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race on Saturday, 29 November 2014 claiming the Stage Two victory in an impressive time of 03 hours 10 minutes 17 seconds, securing the overall champion title in an awe-inspiring combined time of 06 hours 01 minutes 48 seconds. ...

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Sahm claims Pennypinchers Origin of Trails stage 1 victory

The streets of Stellenbosch came alive with excitement on Friday, 28 November 2014 when just under 1200 eager mountain bikers toed the line to be part of the action at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race.  Swiss mountain biking star Stefan Sahm claimed the 65km Stage One victory in a lightning fast time of 02 hours 51 minutes 32 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The streets of Stellenbosch came alive with excitement on Friday, 28 November 2014 when just under 1200 eager mountain bikers toed the line to be part of the action at the 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race. Starting at the Hofmeyer Hall in Stellenbosch, Stage One saw riders having to complete a tough 65km route ...

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A memorable MTB experience guaranteed at Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Seen here:  Riders in action at G-Spot, a section of the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race route.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Fondly referred to as a mountain biker’s dream, the second annual Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race returns to Stellenbosch this coming weekend (Friday, 28 and Saturday, 29 November 2014). Combining a vast network of world class trails with beauty and exclusivity, riders will be granted the unique opportunity to experience a spectacular combination of single-track ...

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Stoltz ready for round two at the Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Conrad Stoltz in action during the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race in Stellenbosch.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Jetline Action Photo

XTERRA legend, Conrad Stoltz obliterated the field at the inaugural Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race in Stellenbosch in 2013.  Stoltz, who claimed victory in an impressive combined time of 06 hours 27 minutes 36 seconds, will be hoping for a successful title defense when he toes the line at the 2014 event that will start ...

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Williams gunning for gold at Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Seen here:  Amy Williams (17) of Knysna in action at the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Jetline Action Photo

Reigning Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails short course champion, Amy Williams (17) of Knysna will be hoping for a successful title defense on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014 when she returns to Stellenbosch to take on this much anticipated 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race. Williams claimed two consecutive stage victories at the 2013 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails, with ...

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Top female mountain bikers excited to take on Pennypinchers Origin of Trails

Seen here:  Ariane Kleinhans during the 2013 ISUZU Ride The Rock MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The 2014 Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails, Stellenbosch’s only 2-Day Mountain Bike Stage Race, has attracted the interest of a number of top female riders including the likes of Ariane Kleinhans, Jennie Stenerhag and Robyn de Groot.  Celebrating its second anniversary, the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails will take place on Friday, 28 November and Saturday, 29 November 2014. “I am looking forward to seeing all ...

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