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Big Box containers partners with FNB Wines2Whales MTB events

Big Box Containers

Cape Town, South Africa – Big Box Containers, a national container leasing, sales and conversion company, has teamed up with one of the Western Cape’s most exciting three day stage mountain bike races, the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. “For Big Box the decision to be associated with the FNB W2W MTB Events was an easy one,” says Willie ...

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Meet the FNB Wines2Whales rider coach

Stellenbosch based mountain biking coach Joanna Dobinson has been appointed as the official 2015 FNB Rider Coach for all three FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.

Stellenbosch based mountain biking coach Joanna Dobinson has been appointed as the official 2015 FNB Rider Coach for all three FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. “The FNB Wines2Whales is a highly competitive race so we believe that the participating riders will benefit immensely from Joanna’s tips. This coaching programme contributes to the exciting build-up ahead of this year’s ...

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Entries open for the FNB Wines2Whales MTB events

Seen here:  Christoph Sauser in action during the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Volume Photography

For some February might be the month of love, but for the hardened mountain biking enthusiast February is when entries open for the much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events. Riders that participated at the 2014 events or that were placed on the 2014 waiting list can enter the FNB W2W MTB Adventure, Ride or Race on Monday, 16 February ...

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Sauser, Looser crowned FNB W2W MTB race champions

The third and final stage of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race got underway at Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Sunday, 09 November 2014.  Christoph Sauser and Konny Looser of Team Meerendal-SONGO-Specialized/Wheeler claimed two stage victories and the overall men’s champions’ title completing the three day MTB stage race in a lightning fast time of 08 hours 36 minutes 29 seconds.   Seen here (from left to right):   Konny Looser and Christoph Sauser in action on the day.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The third and final stage of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race got underway at Oak Valley Wine Estate (Elgin-Grabouw) on Sunday, 09 November 2014.  Setting a blistering pace, riders needed to complete a 74km route that included tricky Houwhoek Switchback Single Tracks and the infamous Hamilton Russel climb, before crossing the finish line at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus) ...

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Sauser and Looser claim stage one victory at FNB Wines2Whales

Seen here:  Riders in action during Stage One of the FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike Race on Friday, 07 November 2014.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

The best of the best gathered at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 07 November 2014 to take on the much anticipated FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  Stage One saw riders having to complete a 72km route that included having to trek over the historic Gantouw Pass, the only piece of trail to feature a compulsory portage, before crossing ...

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Madolo & Kleinhans set sights on FNB W2W podium finish

Sipho Madolo in action at the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Sipho Madolo, a songo.info rider, will be seen teaming up with top marathon rider Erik Kleinhans at the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  Starting at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 07 November 2014 and finishing at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus) on Sunday, 09 November 2014, Madolo and Kleinhans will be gunning for at ...

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Prize purse announced for FNB Wines2Whales MTB race

Seen here:  Riders in action during the 2013 FNB Wines2Whales MTB Events.  Photo Credit:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Riders preparing to take on the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race the weekend of 07 – 09 November 2014 will be pleased to hear that the prize purse for the 2014 event has increased to R350 000.00. “We are privileged to once again be in a position to implement a substantial prize purse increase,” says Michael Meyer, Director FNB ...

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Charity support a key focus for Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club

Riders enjoying Stage One of the 2013 FNB W2W MTB Race that started at Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) and finished at Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin).  Stage Two started and finished at Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin), while Stage Three started at Oak Valley Sport Field (Elgin) and finished at Onrus Caravan Park (just outside Hermanus).  Riders could relax knowing that their vehicles were in the safe hands of the Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club.  Photo Credit ~ Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Known to many as the vehicle transport experts at the FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events, the Helderberg Sunrise Rotary Club put the funds generated through their involvement with these three premier MTB stage races to good use by supporting a number of admirable projects including The Khomani San Project, Brak en Jan Creche, Youth Services and The HOPE ...

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FNB Wines2Whales welcomes Amped as portable power partner

Amped Portable Power

Amped Portable Power has teamed up with FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) as the official Portable Power Partner of one of South Africa’s premier three-day-stage mountain bike (MTB) events. Launched in November 2013, Amped has a range of portable power units that recharge USB devices such as smart-phones, GPS tracking units, lights, MP3 players, action cameras, tablets and more. “We are very ...

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