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Men’s and women’s races wide open

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(CAPE TOWN) The pro field for South Africa’s most prestigious road race, the Cape Town Cycle Tour, is the deepest in years, especially in the women’s race. “I cannot wait to race on Sunday,” commented Candice Lill, who won the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge on Saturday, 2 March. “Road racing is not my strength but my Absa Cape ...

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South African flavour on the podium at Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge 2019

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(Stellenbosch, 2 March 2019) South Africa’s Alan Hatherly (Specialized) outsprinted training partner Matt Beers (NAD Pro Racing) to win his first Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge in a new record time of 02:09:05. Hatherly’s Specialized Factory Racing teammate Simon Andreassen rounded out the podium, some 10 minutes back.   The women’s race saw Candice Lill (Summit Fin) outclass South ...

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2019 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

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Event:                         Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge Date:                         Saturday, 2 March 2019 Entries close:               22 February 2019 Distance:                     20km, 40km and 60km routes Venue:                         ThePurple Windmill, off the R44 Klapmuts   Entries close for the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge this Friday, 22 February. This exciting event returns to the beautiful ...

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Internationals rule once again as Kiwi Sam Gaze and Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag claim Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge titles

(Stellenbosch, 3 March 2018) Sam Gaze (Specialized) out-sprinted defending champion Howard Grotts (Specialized) and Mathieu van der Poel (Corendon–Circus) to win the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Uitspan Farm in a time of 02:11:50, from a stacked field.   A group of 10 riders, including Florian Vogel, Pyga-Euro Steel’s Matthys Beukes, Phil Buys as well as Gert Heyns ...

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Knobblies by nature

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The Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge takes place on Saturday, 3 March 2018. Use your last few training weekends wisely by exploring some of SANParks best MTB trails, and start the MTB Challenge strong and skilled. SANParks has been investing heavily in trail access and maintenance in recent years, and now offer some of the most beautiful riding in ...

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Let’s play dirty

Entries for the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge 2018 open today. Previously held over two days, the 2018 event merges into one day of dirt and adrenaline highs on the challenging trails designed by Dirtopia’s Meurant Botha.

On Saturday, 3 March 2018, the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge, previously held over two days, merges into one day of dirt and adrenaline highs on the challenging trails designed by Dirtopia’s Meurant Botha. Now in its 17th year, the popular event will once again offer something for all keen mountain bikers. “Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a racing ...

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International flavour as Howard Grotts and Jennie Stenerhag claim Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge titles

The 40km and 55km routes of the 2017 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge took place in the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy in Stellenbosch today, with Howard Grotts and Jennie Stenerhag claiming top spots in the men’s and women’s 55km races, respectively.

(Stellenbosch, 5 March 2017) Howard Grotts (Specialized) outclassed Christoph Sauser (Specialized) and Matthys Beukes (PYGA / Euro Steel) to win the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge at Le Bonheur Wine Estate in a time of 02:08:08.  The 24-year-old from Colorado in the USA had arrived in South Africa less than three days before, but showed no ill effects of the ...

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Top riders to tackle 2015 Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge

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(Cape Town, 28 February 2015) South Africa’s best mountain bikers and a giraffe will zigzag their way through Stellenbosch dust this weekend as the Cape Town Cycle Tour MTB Challenge kicks off the annual Lifecycle Week. The MTB Challenge returns to Le Bonheur Wine Estate in the Greater Simonsberg Conservancy in Stellenbosch with a 38km and a 55km route on Sunday, ...

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