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Hermanus Rotary encourages High School involvement at FNB W2W MTB Events

The Rotary Club of Hermanus, together with the learners of the Hermanus High School, is counting down the days to the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.  “We started working with Wines2Whales in the event’s second year,” says Johan Augustyn, Hermanus Rotary Club Treasurer.  “We offer marshall support and  manage the water point s during Stage Three of the Adventure, Ride and Race.   Over the years we’ve seen the event grow from strength to strength.  It is one of the premier MTB races in South Africa and we are proud to be associated with it.  The W2W is also one of our major fundraising events.  We have many new projects that need support and can’t do this without funds that we raise through our involvement with W2W.”  Seen here:  The FNB W2W MTB water points are an oasis to tired mountain bikers.

The Rotary Club of Hermanus, together with the learners of the Hermanus High School, is counting down the days to the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. Forming part of Rotary International, the Rotary Club of Hermanus was founded in 1948 and is committed to service, fellowship, diversity, integrity and leadership in the community. According to Johan Augustyn, ...

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Helderberg Rotary ready for Stage One of the FNB W2W MTB Events

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As part of its fund raising program, the Rotary Club of Helderberg will be seen in action manning water points and providing marshal support on route during Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure, Ride and Race. The Rotary Club of Helderberg was founded in 1983 and has been involved with the FNB W2W MTB Events ...

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Cape Leopard first to experience the new FNB W2W MTB Routes

Recent images released by the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Boland Project reveal that the Cape Leopard continues to frequent both existing and new sections of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) routes. 
Bacardi (Boland Male 26/BM26) has been photographed both at Lourensford Wine Estate and Vergelegen Wine Estate.

Recent images released by the Cape Leopard Trust (CLT) Boland Project reveal that the Cape Leopard continues to frequent both existing and new sections of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) routes “The FNB W2W MTB Events has been a supporter of the CLT Boland Project since 2011 when we first donated five digital camera traps to the project,” ...

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Elgin Round Table proudly supports a host of charities in the area

Known by many mountain bikers for their water point activations and marshal support at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, the Elgin Round Table is a proud supporter of numerous charities within the Elgin/Grabouw area including two Old Age Homes, the ACVV Dienssentrum Meals On Wheels Project, Speelland Pre-School and Elgin Drummies to name just a few.  Through its involvement with the FNB W2W MTB Events, the Elgin Round Table is able to generate funds that can be utilized towards worthwhile projects such as the ACVV Dienssentrum Meals On Wheels Project.  Seen here:  James Reid and Erik Kleinhans in the lead during Stage Two of the 2015 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town, South Africa – Known by many mountain bikers for their water point activations and marshal support at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, the Elgin Round Table is a proud supporter of numerous charities within the Elgin/Grabouw area including two Old Age Homes, the ACVV Dienssentrum Meals On Wheels Project, Speelland Pre-School and Elgin Drummies to ...

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New home for FNB W2W MTB route builders

The organizers of the Cape’s most loved three-day stage mountain bike event, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, have recently purchased property in Grabouw for Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB W2W MTB Events.  According to Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director, purchasing a house for Cape Trails has been a goal for over four years.  “The house is situated in the town of Grabouw.  It is near all the major shops and is in a safer location.  It’s a double plot with a two bedroom house and a one bedroom flat on it.  Ashwell Swartz has moved into the house, while Denzel Scheepers has moved into the flat.  We plan to build two more dwellings on the second plot for remaining CapeTrails members, Jason Adams and Brendon Booysen.”  Seen here (from left to right):  Denzel Scheepers, Brendon Booysen and Ashwell Swartz of Cape Trails in front of their new home.

Cape Town, South Africa – The organizers of the Cape’s most loved three-day stage mountain bike event, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, have recently purchased property in Grabouw for Cape Trails, the official route builders of the FNB W2W MTB Events. According to Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director, purchasing a house for Cape Trails has been ...

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MTO partners with the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Events

MTO is proud to announce a new partnership with the Western Cape’s most revered three day stage mountain bike (MTB) event, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) MTB Events.  In addition to partnering with the FNB W2W MTB Events, MTO has also partnered with four premier off-road events that are hosted by leading sports marketing agency Stillwater Sports.   These events include:  the Pennypinchers Origin Of Trails, the Fedhealth XTERRA Grabouw, the Cell C AfricanX Trailrun presented by ASICS and the Cell C Arabella MTB Challenge.  Seen here:  Mountain bike enthusiasts in action during the 2015 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

MTO is proud to announce a new partnership with the Western Cape’s most revered three day stage mountain bike (MTB) event, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) MTB Events. “We are extremely excited to partner with MTO,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director. “A lot of the trails that riders enjoy are on MTO grounds. The FNB W2W MTB Events also ...

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FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race prize purse announced

The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased to an impressive R407 500.00.  Seen here:  Robyn De Groot in action during the 2015 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Cape Town, South Africa – The organizers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased to an impressive R407 500.00. “We are proud to increase the prize purse of the 2016 FNB W2W MTB Race,” says Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director. “The ...

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FNB Wines2Whales 2016 entries opening soon

Entries for the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will open on Monday, 15 February 2016.  Seen here (from left to right):  Simone and Lolita Van Aardt in action at the 2015 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure.  Photo Credit:  Tobias Ginsberg

Entries for the 2016 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will open on Monday, 15 February 2016. According to Michael Meyer, FNB W2W MTB Director, entrants can look forward to a mountain biking experience like no other. “Each year we focus on refreshing the rider’s experience both on route and in the festival village. The 2016 event will be ...

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Kleinhans, Reid clinch victory at FNB W2W MTB Race

Team RECM’s Erik Kleinhans and James Reid closed their racing season off on a high note on Sunday, 08 November 2015 by claiming gold at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race.  Seen here (from left to right):  James Reid and Erik Kleinhans of Team RECM in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Onrust (Western Cape) – Team RECM’s Erik Kleinhans and James Reid closed their racing season off on a high note on Sunday, 08 November 2015 by claiming gold at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Stage Race. Although Stage Three saw Team RECM crossing the finish line in second place, a mere 59 seconds behind Gawie Combrinck ...

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