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Hatherly and Beers Reign Supreme in the Wind

Matt Beers (left) and Alan Hatherly (right) secured back-to-back stage victories with their second stage win of the 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, on Monday the 16th of October. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

Alan Hatherly and Matt Beers, of Team Spur/Red-E, conquered the wind and their Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, rivals to secure stage victory on Monday, the 16th of October. Their compatriots, Ariane Lüthi and Amy-Beth McDougall, also secured back-to-back stage honours, for Team Spur/Valencia, on stage two of the 2017 race. The 71 kilometre route featured a ...

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DHL makes light work of logistics at FNB W2W MTB Events

Riders in action on route at the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events in 2017.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Celebrating its 9th anniversary in 2017, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will also celebrate DHL’s 9th year as the event’s valued logistics partner. “We are proud to have DHL as our logistics partner for 9 years running,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director. “The FNB W2W has come a long way since the inaugural event 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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BUCO Origin Of Trails welcomes new venue

Taking place on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017 South Africa’s “mountain bike party of the year”, the BUCO Origin Of Trails has welcomed  both a new start and finish venue in 2017.
“With the BUCO Origin Of Trails highlighting the brilliance of Stellenbosch, we are excited to announce that both stages of the 2017 event will start and finish at the Coetzenburg Soccer Field (Stellenbosch),” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports.  “Each year we strive to build on the success of the previous year’s event.  With the new venue being in the center of Stellenbosch riders will be able to experience the city’s true radiance from start to finish.”
Seen here:  Mountain bikers enjoying the brilliance of the City Of Oaks at the 2016 BUCO Origin Of Trails.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stellenbosch (Western Cape) – Taking place on Saturday, 25 November 2017 and Sunday, 26 November 2017 South Africa’s “mountain bike party of the year”, the BUCO Origin Of Trails has welcomed both a new start and finish venue in 2017. “With the BUCO Origin Of Trails highlighting the brilliance of Stellenbosch, we are excited to announce that both stages of ...

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Siblings ready for IMPI Mini

Stellenbosch based Du Plessis siblings, Klara (6), Mika (9) and Josua (10) are counting down the days to the action packed IMPI Mini that will take place at the majestic Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 18 November 2017 and Sunday, 19 November 2017.  Seen here:  Klara du Plessis during the previous year’s IMPI Mini.  Photo Credit:  Mark Sampson

Stellenbosch based Du Plessis siblings, Klara (6), Mika (9) and Josua (10) are counting down the days to the action packed IMPI Mini that will take place at the majestic Wiesenhof Wildlife Park (Stellenbosch) on Saturday, 18 November 2017 and Sunday, 19 November 2017. “I like to play outside and really enjoy climbing over and under things,” says Klara. “IMPI ...

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Hoffman lands Satellite title after smart ride

Nolan Hoffman (centre) won the Bestmed Satellite Championship ahead of Kent Main (right) and Bradley Potgieter in Maropeng today. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

The new finish of the Bestmed Satellite Championship road cycling classic supposedly favoured climbers, but Nolan Hoffman was fast to disprove that theory when he won the 110km race in Maropeng today. The BCX sprinter had the final say when he passed Dimension Data’s Kent Main in the closing metres to take the title in 2:33:23. RoadCover’s Bradley Potgieter completed ...

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‘Unpredictable’ Satellite Championship in the offing

Defending champion Willie Smit said changes to the Bestmed Satellite Classic would make for unpredictable racing. Photo: Jetline Action Photography

Minor changes to the route of the Bestmed Satellite Championship could turn the racing on its head and make for an exciting and unpredictable finish on Saturday. The road cycling classic, which previously started at Saloon Route 66, has moved to Maropeng and, as a result, changes have been made to the 110km and 84km courses. Although the routes remain ...

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2017 Lormar Endurance MTB Tour

Photo Credit: Mardi de Klerk

500 visitors from all over South Africa and even Great Brittan visited Fairview farm in the heart of the Karoo all sharing the same goal, cycling 160km over 3 days in the Sneeuberg mountain range. 2017 saw two back-to-back mountain bike tours namely the FarmTrail Tour from 29 September – 1 October and the SheepTrail Tour from 3-5 October. Both ...

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Gearing Up for the Cape Pioneer Trek

2016’s form rider, Matt Beers is back to take on the Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, this time with Alan Hatherly for Team Spur/Red-E. Photo by Zoon Cronje.

The 2017 Momentum Health Cape Pioneer Trek, presented by Biogen, is nearly upon us and this year’s edition promises to be one of the most exciting yet. The seven day Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) accredited stage race boasts a field of riders from nineteen nations and takes place from Sunday the 15th to Saturday the 21st of October. The event ...

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