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Waterberg Encounter offers more than just a race

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The Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter offered more than just three days of racing in the bushveld – it provided a valuable lifestyle experience, said prominent Johannesburg businessman Tjaart Kruger.   The mountain-bike event, presented by STANLIB, took place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo and ended at the Sondela Nature Reserve yesterday.   Kruger, chief executive officer of Premier Foods, was just ...

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Makeshift pair dominate Waterberg MTB Encounter

The top two teams at the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter, presented by STANLIB, were, from left, ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter Seyffert (runners-up) and ASG-Cape Duo’s Regis Maniora and HB Kruger (champions). Photo: Gerrie Kriel/Twin Productions SA

HB Kruger and Regis Maniora won their third stage in a row to seal overall victory in the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter near Bela-Bela in Limpopo today.   In the final stage, which culminated at the Sondela Nature Reserve after 59km of racing, the ASG-Cape Duo pair took a hard-fought three-second victory over ASG Store Paarl’s Hanco Kachelhoffer and Pieter ...

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Waterberg champ backs race’s future

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The stage has been set for the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter to become a permanent date on the South African mountain biking calendar after receiving high praise from inaugural winner Gertjie Harmse. The three-day race, which took place near Bela-Bela in Limpopo at the weekend, is the second leg of the Encounter Series and follows the staging of the highly ...

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Cyclists face pioneering ride in the Waterberg

Riders can gear themselves up for a unique experience when the inaugural Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter unveils a series of new trails in Limpopo, near Bela-Bela, from Friday to Sunday.

Riders can gear themselves up for a unique experience when the inaugural Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter unveils a series of new trails in Limpopo, near Bela-Bela, from Friday to Sunday. The three-day race is the second event in the Encounter Series, the country’s first multistage mountain biking series, and follows the highly successful staging of the Winelands MTB Encounter in ...

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