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FNB W2W MTB Ride stage two tougher than expected

Tyler Day and JC Jooste of Team Bianchi/Westvaal continued their winning streak on Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 crossing the finish line in an impressive time of 03 hours 05 minutes 03 seconds.  Seen here (left to right):  JC Jooste and Tyler Day of Team Bianchi/Westvaal take on Pofadder, an infamous section on the Stage Two route of the FNB Wines2Whales.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – Tyler Day and JC Jooste of Team Bianchi/Westvaal continued their winning streak on Stage Two of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Ride on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 crossing the finish line in an impressive time of 03 hours 05 minutes 03 seconds. Starting and finishing at the picturesque Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw), Stage Two has ...

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Hermanus welcomes FNB W2W Adventure riders

Stage Three of the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Adventure finished at the Onrust Caravan Park (just outside of Hermanus) on Sunday, 01 November 2015.  Seen here:  Simone Rhoda Van Aardt and Lolita Van Aardt in action on the day.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – After three days in the saddle and 214km of magnificent mountain biking memories made, the 2015 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure closed off on a wet, but high note at the Onrust Caravan Park (just outside of Hermanus) on Sunday, 01 November 2015. Team Kia Namibia’s Martin Freyer and Michael Pretorius’ valiant efforts over the ...

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FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure kicks off at Lourensford

The much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure kicked off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate today (Friday, 30 October 2015).  Seen here (from left to right):  Michael Pretorius and Martin Fryer of Team Kia Namibia in action on the day.  Team Kia Namibia claimed victory in a lightning fast time of 04 hours 06 minutes 31 seconds.  Photo Credit:  Volume Photography

Cape Town – The much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events got underway at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate on Friday, 30 October 2015. Kicking off with the FNB W2W MTB Adventure 1300 riders (650 teams of two) had to complete the 72km Stage One route that featured a 1620m ascent before crossing the finish line at Oak Valley ...

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Rally star set for W2W hattrick

Seen here:  Ashley Haigh-Smith preparing for the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Kolesky/Nikon/Lexar

Cape Town – Rally sensation Ashley Haigh-Smith’s newest challenge will kick off at the end of this week when he takes on all three FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. The FNB W2W MTB Adventure will start at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 30 October, followed by the FNB W2W MTB Ride on Monday, ...

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Mountain bikers are in for a treat at FNB Wines2Whales

Seen here:  Nadia Visser in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Adventure.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town – Lourensford Wine Estate will be a hub of excitement this coming Friday (30 October 2015) when just over 1300 eager mountain bikers toe the line to partake in the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Three-Day Mountain Bike (MTB) Adventure. Starting in the Winelands of Somerset West, teams of two riders will cross through (and over) 13 wineries, 26 private ...

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FNB W2W routes a mountain bikers dream

Seen here:  Mountain bikers in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town – The FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Events will kick off at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 30 October 2015 with the FNB W2W MTB Adventure. Currently in its 7th year, entrants can look forward to a mountain bike experience like no other. According to Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director, the Cape Trails ...

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Wines2Whales proudly continues to support the Botriver education foundation

Learners of the Botriver Education Foundation (BEF) together with their parents and BEF representatives on an educational excursion to the Artscape Theatre where they watched West Side Story.  Photo Credit:  Anthony Hess, BEF Coordinator

Cape Town ~ The organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are proud to continue their support of the Botriver Education Foundation (BEF). Established in 2005, the BEF is a voluntary association that aims to motivate and encourage students in the Botriver community to study in the fields of engineering, accounting and medicine. “The BEF is about ...

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Botriver primary embraces FNB W2W bicycle donation

The Botriver Primary School recently took delivery of 50 bicycles (38 single speed and 12 mountain bikes with gears) compliments of the organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events and the
Pedal Power Association (PPA).  Seen here (from left to right):  Johan Kriegler (FNB W2W MTB Director) together with learners of the Botriver Primary School and Yusuf Haas (Principal of the Botriver Primary School).  Photo Credit:  Ewald Sadie

The Botriver Primary School recently took delivery of 50 bicycles (38 single speed and 12 mountain bikes with gears) compliments of the organisers of the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events and the Pedal Power Association (PPA). “The Botriver Primary School has always been part of the FNB W2W,” says Johan Kriegler, FNB W2W MTB Director. “The Stage Three ...

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FNB W2W proudly supports the Thandi Community Crèche

FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) is proud to continue its support of the Thandi Community Crèche.  Seen here (from left to right):  Fransiena Plaatjies, Elizabeth Van Wyk and Eveline Maritz, caregivers at the Thandi Community Crèche.  Photo Credit:  Ewald Sadie

Cape Town, South Africa – FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) is proud to continue its support of the Thandi Community Crèche. Founded in March 2011 by Friends of Thandi, a British based charity organization that donated a prefab building, with furniture, books and all amenities including a copier and a telephone, the goal of the Thandi Community Crèche is to care for ...

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FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race announces prize purse for 2015

Catherine Williamson and Robyn De Groot on their way to the finish line at the Onrus Caravan Park, just outside Hermanus after Stage Three of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  De Groot and Williamson claimed the women’s team title after completing the three day stage race in a combined time of 10 hours 08 minutes 03 seconds.    PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town, South Africa – The organizers of the revered FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased by R31 500, taking the overall total to a whopping R381 500. According to Michael Meyer, Director FNB W2W MTB Events, although only in its 7th year, the ...

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