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joBerg2c shows insight into sani2c form guide

The Team PYGA Eurosteel duo of Matthys Beukes and Philip Buys continued their good form at the Old Mutual joBerg2c where they took the overall race honours standing them in good stead for the 2017 KAP sani2c next week. Em Gatland/
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Himeville – The 2017 Old Mutual joBerg2c concluded last week with PYGA Euro Steel’s Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes taking top honours in an exciting nine days of racing over a route which included next week’s KAP sani2c course. The final three days of the joBerg2c includes the entire three-day sani2c route, which gives elite riders that do both a ...

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Buys and Beukes consolidate joBerg2c lead

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Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes (PYGA Euro Steel) continue to dominate the 2017 Old Mutual joBerg2c. On a short, punchy 82km day 7 ride from Glencairn Farm in Himeville to Mackenzie Club near Ixopo, PYGA Euro Steel were able to claim their fourth stage win of the event in a time of of 3:00:39.  The chasing pair of Gawie Combrinck and ...

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Up and up they go at joBerg2c

Em Gatland (2 of 33)

Day 6 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c was a 98km ride from Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road to Glencairn Farm near Himeville. The day featured two big climbs, Gumtree (because it’s said that you’ll sell your bike after riding up it) and Slow Poison (because the forestry road ascending never seems to end).  For the racing elite, Philip Buys ...

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Phil Buys and Matthys Beukes light up joBerg2c

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Although day 5 of the Old Mutual joBerg2c started cold and dreary, PYGA Euro Steel riders Matthys Beukes and Philip Buys had a day of sunshine thanks to an excellent ride and a stage win that also took them into the overall lead. Early into the 120km day from Em’seni in Winterton to Clifton Preparatory School in Nottingham Road, NAD ...

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Bell, Combrinck take control of joBerg2c

Photo 1 - Gawie Combrinck front LR (2)

  Nico Bell and Gawie Combrinck took a major step towards sealing the Old Mutual joBerg2c title with another impressive display on the penultimate stage between Ixopo and Highflats in KwaZulu-Natal today. The NAD Pro duo won the 99km eighth stage, which is famous for its descent into the Umkomaas valley and the ascent out the other side, in 3:46:17 (29:42:38). ...

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Combrinck and Bell race into joBerg2c lead

Nico Bell (front) and Gawie Combrinck of NAD Pro en route to winning the sixth stage of the 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c between Nottingham Road and Glencairn on the Sani Pass road. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell won the all-new sixth stage of the 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c in emphatic fashion to become the new overall leaders today. The NAD Pro duo looked in imperious form as they left their major rivals in the dust on the daunting 98km ride in the Southern Drakensberg between Nottingham Road and Glencairn farm on the ...

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Combrinck, Bell bounce back at joBerg2c

Nico Bell of NAD Pro (front) and Gawie Combrinck (right) win stage five of the 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c between Winterton and Nottingham Road. Photo: Full Stop Communications

After losing time yesterday, Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell bounced back to win the fifth stage of the Old Mutual joBerg2c at Nottingham Road in KwaZulu-Natal today. The NAD Pro pair won the 122km stage between Emseni, outside Winterton, and Nottingham Road in 3:54:34. They were followed by Telkom’s Johann Rabie and HB Kruger in 3:54:35, with Thule-Pyga-TIB’s Andrew Hill ...

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Combrinck and Bell’s aggression rewarded at joBerg2c

Valencia-Lanham-Love’s Amy McDougall (left) leads Catherine Williamson during stage three of the 2016 Old Mutual joBerg2c between Reitz and Sterkfontein Dam today. Photo: Full Stop Communications

After forcing the pace towards the end, Gawie Combrinck and Nico Bell were rewarded with the stage victory on the third day of the 900km Old Mutual joBerg2c at Sterkfontein Dam outside Harrismith today. The NAD Pro mountain bike team outsprinted the previous day’s winners Johann Rabie and HB Kruger to record a time of 4:31:20 after 122km of racing ...

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More prize-money in the joBerg2c mix

Sonya Looney (FreakShow) from the United States, the current world 24-hour champion, will team up with Yuki Ikeda (Topeak Ergon) from Japan. Photo: Supplied

Organisers of the Old Mutual joBerg2c have announced that mixed teams will receive equal prize-money to men in the 2016 race. “Our research has shown that women prefer racing longer stage races with a male partner,” said race director Craig Wapnick He said the extra cash commitment was made possible by commercial law firm Lanham-Love Attorneys, who had come on ...

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joBerg2c shows UK best of South African mountain biking

The Old Mutual joBerg2c stage race has teamed up with Game On Sports and Travel to help international mountain bikers discover and “Ride South Africa”.

The Old Mutual joBerg2c stage race has teamed up with Game On Sports and Travel to help international mountain bikers discover and “Ride South Africa”. Organisers are preparing to share the highlights of SA’s favourite nine-day stage race with visitors to The Cycle Show in Birmingham, England, from September 24. Billed as the UK’s number one cycling exhibition, the four-day ...

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