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BMW welcomed as vehicle part of FNB Wines2Whales

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events have welcomed BMW as the event’s official vehicle partner in 2017.

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events have welcomed BMW as the event’s official vehicle partner in 2017. “We are proud to welcome BMW as the official vehicle partner to the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director. “Words that are synonymous with both BMW and W2W include: luxury, pleasure, performance and ...

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AVIS welcomed as car rental partner of FNB W2W MTB Events

The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event.

Cape Town – The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to welcome AVIS as the official car rental partner of the 2017 event. “We are excited to welcome AVIS Rent a Car as a partner of the FNB W2W MTB Events,” says Michael Meyer, Managing Director of Stillwater Sports. “Celebrating its 9th anniversary in ...

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FNB W2W Stage Two ‘Play Day’ sure to impress

Stage Two ‘Play Day’ of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events promises to live up to its reputation.  The only Stage to start and finish at the same location, Oak Valley Wine Estate, Stage Two features a fun 71km route with a 1350m ascent.  “In order to enjoy ‘Play Day’ to its fullest, I advise riders to improve their single track skill by attending coaching classes,” says Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director.  “If however, they are afraid of heights, best they attend some hypnotherapy treatments as well.  Stage Two is a lot of fun.  It is called ‘Play Day’ for a reason.  Riders are in for a real treat.”  Seen here:  Riders enjoying The Ark in the Paul Cluver Amphitheatre Bike Park during Stage Two of the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Stage Two ‘Play Day’ of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events promises to live up to its reputation. The only Stage to start and finish at the same location, Oak Valley Wine Estate, Stage Two features a fun 71km route with a 1350m ascent. “This stage has changed slightly since 2016,” says Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director. ...

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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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FNB Wines2Whales set to kick off with a rewarding Stage One

The 2017 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Friday, 27 October 2017 with Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Adventure.  The first of three stages,
Stage One boasts a spectacular 68km route that features an impressive 1650m ascent.  Seen here:  Riders in action on Vergelegen close to the Vergelegen Climb during Stage One of the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

The 2017 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Friday, 27 October 2017 with Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Adventure. The first of three stages, Stage One boasts a spectacular 68km route that features an impressive 1650m ascent. “Iconic sections will include the Lourensford and Vergelegen climbs, 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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Cape Trails welcomes new Specialized Mountain Bikes

Cape Trails, the cherished route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, will be seen traveling to work in style on their 2018 Rockhopper Comp 29er mountain bikes compliments of the organizers of the FNB W2W MTB Events and Specialized South Africa.  Seen here (from left to right):  Cape Trails members Ashwell Swartz, Brendon Booysen, Denzel Scheepers and Jason Adams.

Cape Trails, the cherished route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, will be seen traveling to work in style on their 2018 Rockhopper Comp 29er mountain bikes compliments of the organizers of the FNB W2W MTB Events and Specialized South Africa. “The route builders from Cape Trails cycle approximately 6000km per year,” says Johan Kriegler, FNB ...

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Cape Trails continue to broaden their horizons at FNB Wines2Whales

Cape Trails, the famous route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are further expanding their skill set by attending a two week bike mechanic training programme hosted by the
Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN).   Seen here:  The four members of Cape Trails enjoying the first week of their bike mechanic training programme that was hosted by the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN).

Cape Trails, the famous route builders of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are further expanding their skill set by attending a two week bike mechanic training programme hosted by the Bicycle Empowerment Network (BEN). A SMME with the key objective to build and maintain MTB trails, Cape Trails have been building the FNB W2W MTB Routes since ...

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