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Enter now for the JBay Triple Crown

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Innovative new Strava Challenge set to build even more hype around already popular mountain bike event   The ‘JBay Triple Crown’ is an exciting new development by the organisers of the JBay Wind Farm MTB Classic, which forms part of the JBay Winterfest this July.   The challenge – as the name suggests – is made up of three separate Strava ...

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Last chance to enter Ride2Nowhere

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There are less than a 100 entries left in the very limited-entry Ride2Nowhere three-day stage race, which takes place around the charming town of McGregor from 7 to 9 September. The event – which features various options across the three days, with a short (40km) and long (60km) option per day as well as solo and team categories for mixed, ...

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Global leader in component design headed to SA

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South African company Positive Sports Solutions has continued its expansion into bringing top-quality bicycle products to the country following a recent deal with Controltech Bikes.   Based in the Pacific Northwest in the United States, Controltech has distributors around the globe and now, thanks to this latest development, its highly rated bicycle components will be available to SA consumers.   ...

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What to expect – a route review from the trail builder

Some quick insights from master route-builder Con Viljoen

  The Ride2Nowhere is a very special opportunity to explore this remote region of the cape on a mountain bike, by getting access to routes and trails you wouldn’t on any other day. The riding is typically ‘Karoo’ – more rugged and technical than many of the other more groomed trails that see countless wheels per year. Therein lies the ...

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5 Reasons to enter the Run2Nowhere 2018

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The second edition of the Run2Nowhere, McGregor’s 2 Day trail run, will be taking place this year from 1 -2 Sept. 2018. It is the perfect opportunity to explore the Breede River Valley are on foot and also the unique town of McGregor, a real jewel of the Western Cape.   There are limited entries available and currently selling out ...

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Croatia’s Best-Kept Triathlon Secret: Dugi Otok’s Triathlon Long Island Embraced by Nature

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With its calm turquoise waters and a host of islands, each with its own identity and idiosyncrasies, Croatia is one of the coming and still undiscovered Europe’s triathlon destinations. The inaugural Triathlon Long Island will take place on September 23, 2018 in Dugi Otok island (Croatian for “Long Island”, Italian: Isola Lunga), in the Adriatic Sea in the beautiful Croatia ...

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Junior mountain bikers in for a treat at Fedhealth MTB Challenge

Tyler Van Gesselleen (Stellenbosch) in action during the 2017 Fedhealth Kids MTB Events 500m race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The action of the 2018 Fedhealth MTB Challenge will kick off with the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events at Boschendal Wine Estate (The Retreat) on Saturday, 15 September 2018. Celebrating its 4thanniversary, the Fedhealth Kids MTB Events cater for ages 0 – 13.  Junior MTB enthusiasts have three events to choose from:  a 500m (0-5 years), 1.5km (6-9 years) and a ...

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Change a Life duo set for tough Berg team test

Mthobisi Cele (pictured) will join up with good friend and Martin Dreyer Change a Life Academy team mate Mpilo Zondi in the new team format for the 2018 Berg River Canoe Marathon in the Western Cape from 11-14 July 2018. John Hishin/
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Durban – With teams beginning to assemble for the upcoming Berg River Canoe Marathon, which has taken on a mountain bike-like team format for the first time this year, Martin Dreyer’s Change a Life Academy has been sponsored an entry by Capensis for the race from 11-14 July. The impressive Change a Life duo of Mthobisi Cele and Mpilo Zondi ...

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Jock Classic provides benefits for cyclists

A number of incentives, including a junior men’s category, will be on offer when the 155km Bestmed Jock Classic takes place from Mbombela to Sabie in Mpumalanga on July 14. Picture: Memories4U

A number of incentives, including a new junior men’s category, will ensure that the Bestmed Jock Classic remains an attractive option for a wide range of cyclists when it takes place in Mpumalanga next month.   The race on July 14 covers 155km, divided into three stages, and will take riders along a route from Mbombela to White River and ...

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