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Top riders ready to blast through bushveld at Berg & Bush


The Grindrod Bank Berg & Bush Descent starts this Friday at Sterkfontein Dam, with three days of exhilarating riding on the cards. The who’s who of local mountain biking will be on the scene for the weekend’s racing, aiming to get their hands on the R40 000 prize money for overall first place as well as the R20 000 that’s ...

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Morne Van Greunen’s take on the Cape Duo


I love cycling… a lot. I consider myself a “closet roadie” who has developed the ability to ride a mountain bike. Both of these disciplines give me tremendous joy for various reasons. Nothing compares to the exhilarating speed of a smooth section of tar whilst sitting in the bunch in a fast road stage, just like nothing exceeds the freedom ...

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Continental Tyres Partner Dryland Event Management

Dryland recommend a Continental X-King tyre on the front wheel and a Race-King tyre on the rear wheel of your bike, as well as General Tire Grabber AT3 tyres on your 4x4. Photo by Oakpics.com.

Famous for its challenging mountain bike events, through South Africa’s most rugged terrain, Dryland Event Management’s mountain bike races place an inordinate burden on the competitors’ bicycle tyres. With this in mind, Dryland have partnered with Continental Tyres to provide race entrants with access to tyres proven to be able to thrive in the Klein Karoo and beyond. Dryland’s flagship ...

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Main banks on climbing strength at Satellite champs

Kent Main of Dimension Data, seen here in action at the Bestmed Jock Tour, will be aiming to capitalise on his climbing ability to make an impact on the 110km Bestmed Satellite Championship road race at Maropeng on October 14. Photo: Memories4U Photography

Competing as a solo rider, Dimension Data’s Kent Main will be relying on his strength on the hills to make an impact when the Bestmed Satellite Championship takes place next weekend. Offering routes of 110km, 84km and 60km, the road classic will take place from Maropeng on October 14. With his teammates not yet back from competing in Europe, Main ...

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Michael Lord takes silver in the Freshpak Fitness Festival Triathlon

Michael Lord - Freshpak Fitness Festival Triathlon

WESTERN CAPE, CLANWILLIAM – On Saturday, 30 September, the Western Cape’s largest multi-sport festival, the Freshpak Fitness Festival, attracted over 600 novice and professional athletes, all ready to put their speed and endurance to the test in various events, including open water swims, a duathlon, biathlon and triathlon. The day started off with the 1.5km or 3km swim in the ...

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Specialized Mountain Bike up for grabs at FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events

Specialized Bicycles will be giving away a 2018 Specialized Epic Comp Carbon mountain bike to the value of R59 000 at all three FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events (Adventure, Ride and Race).
Photo Credit:  Specialized Bicycles Africa.

Specialized Bicycles, the official bicycle partner of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, will be giving away a 2018 Specialized Epic Comp Carbon mountain bike to the value of R59 000 at all three events: Adventure, Ride and Race. According to Johan Badenhorst, Marketing Manager of Specialized Bicycles Africa, FNB W2W is South Africa’s pinnacle three-day MTB Stage Race. ...

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New venue for IMPI Challenge Cape Town

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The action packed IMPI Challenge Obstacle Trail Run #4 will welcome Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) as its new venue on Saturday, 18 November 2017 and Sunday, 19 November 2017. “We are excited to welcome Wiesenhof Wildlife Park as the official venue of the IMPI Challenge in November,” says Pieter Du Plessis, IMPI Challenge Race Director. “The IMPI Challenge is an ...

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UCT hit back to take Varsity MTB Challenge crown

Frankie Du Toit and Nicky Giliomee from Maties at the Varsity MTB Challenge at Nederberg Wine Estate in Paarl on October 1, 2017

University of Cape Town produced an impressive showing on the final stage to turn a small deficit into overall victory over arch-rivals Stellenbosch in the men’s race of the Varsity MTB Challenge at Nederburg near Paarl today. Maties however remained firmly in control of the women’s race, with Frances du Toit, Nicky Giliomee and Marie Kempf retaining the title they ...

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Garrett & De Villiers Storm to 7Weekspoort MTB Challenge Victory

Francois Louw passes the Lutheran Church in Amalienstein during the 2017 Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort MTB Challenge. Photo by Oakpics.com.

The 2017 Ladismith Cheese 7Weekspoort MTB Challenge was won by Durbanville’s David Garrett and Oudtshoorn’s Yolande de Villiers; in a race which saw the women’s champion finish just one minute and thirty five seconds down on the men’s winner. The fifteenth edition of the event, was held under cloudless skies and cooled by a steady breeze, took place on Saturday ...

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