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Buys and Beukes defy the mud for KAP sani2c win

Philip Buys (left) and Matthys Beukes from Team PYGA Euro Steel cross the line first to win the final stage at the 2017 KAP sani2c from Jolivet to Scottburgh on Saturday, and with it the overall victory. Anthony Grote/
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Scottburgh – Despite starting with a hefty lead, the pairing of Philip Buys and Matthys Beukes had to fight back from crashing and technical problems in the slippery muddy conditions to claim the overall victory in the KAP sani2c at Scottburgh’s main beach on Saturday afternoon, while the fancied team of Candice Lill and Vera Adrian staged a spectacular comeback ...

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Weather forces sani2c’s hand on stage two

The PYGA Euro Steel pair of Matthys Beukes (front) and Philip Buys (second) are currently in the lead after the first stage of the 2017 KAP sani2c and will go into the final stage from Jolivet to Scottburgh with their advantage still intact. Anthony Grote/
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Mackenzie – Higher than predicted rainfall overnight has forced race organisers to make the iconic second stage of the KAP sani2c from Mackenzie Club to Jolivet a neutral stage, meaning that no riders will be racing due to safety concerns. The predicted heavy rain was supposed to hit the Umkomaas valley later in the day and when it unexpectedly arrived ...

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KAP sani2c glory top of mind for MTB elite

The Team dormakaba duo of Candice Lill (left) and Vera Adrian will be aiming to defend their KAP sani2c title over the next three days. Craig Kolesky/
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Himeville – As the other two KAP sani2c events, the Trail and the Adventure, continue on their way to the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast town of Scottburgh, South Africa’s mountain biking elite will line up for their assault on the three-day route from Himeville to the Indian Ocean on Thursday. The race has evolved over the last 12 years into one ...

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Lill & Adrian ready to defend their sani2c ladies crown

The Team dormakaba duo of Candice Lill (left) and Vera Adrian (right) were the beneficiaries of some poor navigational skills as they won the 2016 KAP sani2c and they will be hoping that they can produce another well-rounded display to win a second consecutive title when the 2017 Race gets underway on Thursday, 11 May.

Himeville – Team dormakaba’s Candice Lill and Vera Adrian will be defending their title at the KAP sani2c starting on Thursday, but the young duo know they will have to be at their very best to hold off a strong challenge from a pair of experienced South African champions. Last year Lill (neé Neethling) and Adrian were able to take ...

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Weekend warriors line up for 2017 KAP sani2c assault

Riders are for some of the most exilerating three days of riding when they take on the 2017 KAP sani2c this week with the Trail beginning on Tuesday, the Adventure starts on Wednesday and the elites take off in the Race on Thursday. Anthony Grote/
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Himeville – The 13th edition of the famous KAP sani2c gets underway at Glencairn Farm in Himeville on Tuesday as the first of the three events, the Trail, sees over 1500 riders navigate their way to the Scottburgh main beach on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. Entries for the world’s largest mountain bike event are sought after, and getting a chance ...

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Waylon and HB looking for team work at KAP sani2c

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Himeville – Waylon Woolcock is looking for strong team tactics to take him and his KAP sani2c partner HB Kruger to victory in next week’s race from Himeville to Scottburgh on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast from 11-13 May. Last year Woolcock and Kruger were riding with different partners and were leading after Days 1 and 2 respectively when mechanicals robbed ...

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The sani2c legacy continues to evolve

The KAP sani2c has always given riders the best experience possible and 2017 will be no different as 'Farmer' Glen Haw plans to offer riders new and exciting opportunities when the three races get underway during the second week of May. Anthony Grote/
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Glencairn – As the weeks continue to tick by before the twelfth edition of the KAP sani2c, the world’s largest mountain bike stage race remains intent on creating a unique, first-class experience for riders who take on the three day adventure from Himeville to Scottburgh during the second week of May. The sani2c has always been at the forefront of ...

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Dramatic KAP sani2c runs full length to the coast

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Scottburgh – In what has been one of the most exciting and unpredictable KAP sani2c’s in memory the Race event was a ding-dong affair that went right down to the breakers of Scottburgh as the pair of Matthys Beukes and Gert Heyns overturned a two minute overnight deficit to win the overall title whilst the pair of Candice Neethling and ...

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Drama-laden second stage sets up enthralling KAP sani2c

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Jolivet Farm, Highflats – As Friday, 13 May dawned many of the top teams at the 2016 KAP sani2c would not have predicted what was about to happen as mistakes from both pairs of overnight leaders flung the title doors wide open with Team Telkom and Team Dorma Time Freight moving into the overall men’s and women’s pound seats respectively ...

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KAP sani2c gets underway amidst excited fanfare

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Himeville – Tuesday marked the beginning of the one of the most popular mountain biking events in South Africa as the Trail event got the 2016 KAP sani2c underway with many riders easing their way into their three day journey from the foothills of Sani Pass to the breakers at Scottburgh Main Beach with the Adventure and the Race events ...

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