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Makro Bestmed Cycle Tour

MAKRO BESTMED CYCLE TOUR 2015

Date/Time: 12 & 13 September Location: Eastern Cape Now in its 15th year, the Makro Bestmed Cycle Tour takes the Eastern Cape by storm with racing and entertainment for the whole family. On the Saturday, the road races take place from Lorraine Primary School in Port Elizabeth. The line-up includes the 90km feature race, 30km Schools and Family Fun Challenge, 10km and 5km ...

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Top SA mountain bikers do battle at Zuurberg

Eventual winners Andrew Hill (front) and Adriaan Louw take on a section of the Hayterdale Trails on day three of the 2014 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Hill will defend his title alongside new partner Chris Wolhuter when the three-day mountain bike race starts at Zuurberg Mountain Village on Friday. Photo: Morné Marais

Some of South Africa’s best-known mountain bikers are preparing to do battle deep in the mountains of the Eastern Cape during the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek, which starts near Addo on Friday. Leading the charge for overall honours in the 200km stage race, and a share of the R100 000 worth of prizes, will be KwaZulu-Natal’s defending champion Andrew ...

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Trans Elands proving to be a tough one

Kevin and Jacques as the passed the finishing line in 10th position.

The event started off quite chilled! At a mere 8 degrees at 07:00, it was freezing cold! As locals we knew that Lex was going to throw in a few hills early in the race, and twenty minutes into the race it became very hot. All we wanted to do was to shed the second skins, but we decided to keep it on ...

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Zuurberg mountain bike race adds luxury package

Race Village 2

Participants in next month’s PwC Great Zuurberg Trek are set to enjoy all the creature comforts with the introduction of a luxury safari tent stay for the three-stage mountain bike race near Addo in the Eastern Cape. Organisers have brought in the “glamping” or glamorous camping option as the Zuurberg Mountain Village, which plays host to the event from May ...

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An Eastern Cape Odyssey

An Eastern Cape Odyssey

9 – 13 SEPTEMBER 2014 The “X”  MTB EASTERN CAPE ODYSSEY 430km  5 DAYS OF PURE GET-AWAY BLISSFUL CYCLING Approx 60 – 80 KM PER DAY (not technical cycling) START/FINISH:  Grahamstown, Eastern Cape This will be the most incredible mountain biking you will experience. 5 fantastic days of cycling on rarely used pristine Eastern Cape mountain tracks, through 6 private ...

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