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Aggressive Buys extends Ashburton Investments MTB Series lead

Pyga/Eurosteel team, Matthys Beukes (front) and Philip Buys (back) setting a hard pace on day 2 of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series Dullstroom.
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Philip Buys extended his lead in the 2017 Ashburton Investments National MTB Series when he played the perfect hand on Sunday’s second stage and toppled overnight leader, Gert Heyns in a decisive battle at Dullstroom, Mpumalanga on Sunday.   After finishing third on Stage 1 on Saturday, Buys (Pyga Eurosteel) started Sunday’s leg 22 seconds back and in aggressive mood, ...

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Top mtb stars set for altitude battle at Dullstroom

Top contenders for the men’s podium will include Gawie Combrinck & Nico Bell riding for Team NAD Pro as well as Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes from team Pyga Eurosteel.
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Many of South Africa’s top mountain bike stars are set for a two-day battle in the eastern highlands when they contest Round 6 of the 2017 Ashburton Investments National MTB Series at Dullstroom, Mpumalanga this weekend.   The event will offer two days of high-quality, high-altitude racing in some of the most scenic surrounds and a large field is expected ...

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Beukes back to his best with Clarens victory

Waylon Woolcock (Team BCX) leads Philip Buys (Pyga Eurosteel) and Arno du Toit (LCB Racing)  over a slick rock section during stage 1 of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series in Clarens.
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Matthys Beukes emerged victorious at Round 3 of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series at Clarens in the Eastern Free State at the weekend, winning the men’s marathon stage race title in emphatic fashion.   Second overall was HB Kruger of Team BCX with Beukes’s Pyga Eurosteel teammate, Philip Buys taking third place after another exciting weekend of racing the ...

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De Groot crowned the queen of Clarens

Candice Lill and Vera Adrian elated on the finish line after their 2nd and 3rd place positions of the 1st stage of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series in Clarens.
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South African marathon champion, Robyn de Groot, was crowned the queen of Clarens when she won both stages and the overall title at Round 3 of the Ashburton Investments National MTB Series at Clarens in the Eastern Free State at the weekend.   The Ascendis Health rider outsprinted her main rivals to win the 69km Stage 1 narrowly and then ...

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National MTB series battle reaches crucial stage at Van Gaalen

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The Ashburton Investments National MTB Series visits the North West province for Round 4 this weekend. The venue is Van Gaalen, widely considered the best allround mountain biking test when it comes to marathon distance racing. Nestled at the foot of the Magaliesberg mountain range, and close to Hartebeespoort Dam, Van Gaalen was the venue of the 2015 South African ...

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Refined Clarens route to crown national marathon champions

REFINED CLARENS ROUTE TO CROWN NATIONAL MARATHON CHAMPIONS

A more refined route has been designed for the 2016 Ashburton Investments National MTB Series Clarens event, which doubles up as SA Marathon MTB champs and is scheduled to take place this Saturday in the Freestate Maluti Mountains. The scenic route, at a high average altitude of 1700m above sea level, offers an ideal blend of steep climbs, challenging descents, ...

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Ashburton Investments National MTB Series brings strong field to Ballito

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The prestigious Ashburton Investments National MTB Series heads to South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province this weekend for what could be the most decisive round in the seven-event series. The event, which takes place at Hero Adventure at Sugar Rush incorporating Holla Trails, Ballito, is Round 5 of the Series, a crucial round in terms of the overall final series standings. Riders ...

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Ashburton investments National MTB series brings strong field to Ballito

Riders up early for the Ashburton investments National MTB series  - Zoon Cronje

The prestigious Ashburton Investments National MTB Series heads to South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province this weekend for what could be the most decisive round in the seven-event series. The event, which takes place at Hero Adventure at Sugar Rush incorporating Holla Trails, Ballito, is Round 5 of the Series, a crucial round in terms of the overall final series standings. Riders ...

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