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Team Bulls extend lead at Cape Pioneer Trek

Tim Bohme (left) and Simon Stiebjahn of Team Bulls, claim the stage win and extend their lead on Stage 1 of the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek on Monday.
Photo credit: Zoon Cronje/Nikon/Xtremedia

Instead of riding to defend the lead they’d claimed on Sunday’s opening prologue time trial, Germans Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn of Team Bulls rode an aggressive Stage 1 from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp on Monday to increase their overall lead at the Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race. Bohme and Stiebjahn clocked a winning time of 03 ...

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Last chance to enter Salomon Skyrun LITE

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The Salomon Skyrun is arguably the toughest off-road footrace in South Africa. The 100-plus kilometres (depending on your navigation skills) routes over an unmarked, high-altitude course along the remote Herschel / Lesotho border fence in the highlands of the north-Eastern Cape. Most runners will take over 27 hours to make it from Lady Grey to the finish at Wartrail Country ...

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Slanghoek Tri bigger and better

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Participating in the Slanghoek mountain bike triathlon is the best introduction to off-road triathlon. The 5th annual Slanghoek Triathlon is held in the Slanghoek Valley outside Rawsonville. The event will be held over two days. All the action start and finish at the Breeland Wine Cellar. On Saturday 25 October the Slanghoek MTB Triathlon will be held and the Road Triathlon ...

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ATC Sunset Team Time Trial

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The ATC Sunset Team Time Trial will take place on Thursday 23 October 2014.  This fun relay, consisting of 4 x 3 Km laps through the Green Point Urban Park, will be hosted at the Hamilton’s Football Club. For now, all you need is your team name and the category you would like to compete in.  Runner details can be provided ...

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Tackle the Salomon Skyrun for a cause

Pure Adventures, the organisers of the Salomon Skyrun, have partnered up with the Fight Lettie Fund and have allocated 30 slots of the 2014 Skyrun to kickstart the fund. “This is an amazingly generous gesture and will begin a journey that I hope will reach and change as many lives as Nikki's did,” says Zoog.

In the image is Nikki “Lettie” Haynes and her husband Zoog at the finish of Salamon Skyrun Lite, 2011.  Two months after this photo was taken a lump was discovered in her right breast. Nikki passed away in early July of this year, but her fight against cancer will never be forgotten. Zoog and friends have set up a registered ...

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KZN Midlands braces for big Midlands Ultra field

Athlete Corine Berg / Photo by Anthony Grote

The KZN Midlands is bracing itself for the biggest field the Midlands Ultra Triathlon has had since its inception in 2009 says race director Damian Bradley from B-Active Sports. “Entries from all over Africa and the world have been flooding in since April this year and at this point we have far exceeded our past race entries. The Midlands Ultra, ...

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Team Bulls charge to Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek prologue win

The German Team Bulls pairing of Tim Bohme and Simon Stiebjahn charged around the Buffelsdrift Game Lodge trails to win the prologue time trial and take the early overall lead in the 2014 Bridge Cape Pioneer Trek international mountain bike stage race near Oudtshoorn, South Africa on Sunday. Sweden’s Jennie Stenerhag and South Africa’s Robyn de Groot (Biogen Toyota Cape ...

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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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Cape trails proudly Specialized

Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are super excited to take ownership of their new Specialized mountain bikes compliments of the FNB W2W event organizers and Specialized South Africa.  Seen here (from left to right):  Ashwell Swartz, Jason Adams, Johan Kriegler (FNB W2W MTB Director), Denzel Scheepers and Brendon Booysen.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA 

Please Note:  The “I RIDE FOR BURRY” t-shirt worn by Cape Trails in the attached photograph retails at R150 and will be available at the Specialized/songo.info display at the 2014 FNB W2W MTB Events.

Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, are super excited to take ownership of their new Specialized mountain bikes compliments of the organizers of the FNB W2W MTB Events and Specialized South Africa. According to Bianca Grobbelaar, Marketing Manager Specialized Bicycles, Cape Trails are outdoing themselves.  “Just listening to Johan Krieger talking ...

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Hill ready to climb mountains at Berg & Bush

Andrew Hill (TIB-Thule) will be hoping to make his mark in this year’s FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race alongside new partner Tyrone White. Photo: Gavin Ryan/Finishline Photo

Last year’s runner-up Andrew Hill will be looking to ascend to the top step of the podium at the FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike stage race, which starts in the Central Drakensberg this Friday. Hill, who finished second in 2013 with Luke Roberts, will be vying for the title in the three-day Descent feature race alongside new teammate Tyrone ...

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