Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

ROAG Series titles all but decided by tough Hill2Hill


  Durban – Brendon Davids continued his recent run of good form with victory in the coveted Sunday Tribune Jeep Hill2Hill mountain bike marathon from Hilton to Hillcrest on Sunday however Andrew Hill’s second place secured him a record fourth consecutive Quattro ROAG Series title while Jeannie Dreyer all but sewed up the women’s series spoils. After struggling for form ...

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Nissan Trailseeker series continues to boost mountain biking growth

Reigning South African marathon champion, Gawie Combrinck in action.

The immensely popular Gauteng Nissan TrailSeeker Series sold out yet another event this past weekend with 3200 mountain bikers taking to the trails at Round 3 at HazelDean, east of Pretoria. Incredibly, one in six riders that took part were doing their first mountain bike race. This statistic was revealed by SASeeding, a national mountain bike race seeding and ranking ...

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Strike gold at Krugersdorp mountain bike race

Riders like defending champion Pierre Smith will be on the hunt for gold when the Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge takes place in Krugersdorp on Saturday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Pennypinchers Silverstar MTB Challenge participants could strike gold when they cover a historical mining route during Saturday’s feature race in Krugersdorp. Mountain bikers will follow a revamped 40km route from Silverstar Casino up onto the Krugersdorp Ridge and then down the old Pretoria-Krugersdorp road through the Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens en route back to the casino. According to local ...

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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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Ybike fun at isuzu MTB Festival Cape Town

Three year old Dylan Wiggill will be seen in action testing his Ybike at the Ybike Trail Series at Meerendal Wine Estate as part of the ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town on Saturday, 05 September 2015.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Tamsyn Wiggill

Durbanville (Cape Town) –The grounds of the picturesque Meerendal Wine Estate will be a hub of excitement on Saturday, 05 and Sunday, 06 September 2015 when mountain bike enthusiasts of all ages gather to partake in a weekend of exciting riding at the inaugural ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town. Adding to the festival’s ethos of starting them young, event organisers ...

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Seyffert finds solo success at Lost City MTB race

Pieter Seyffert (Altech-Autopage) celebrates his victory in the Bestmed Lost City MTB race at Sun City in the North-West Province on Sunday. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Roadie turned mountain biker Pieter Seyffert showed his all-round racing abilities when he soloed to victory at the Bestmed Lost City mountain bike race in the Pilanesberg region of the North-West Province on Sunday. Seyffert got away on the first climb of the 55km route and stayed away over the two-lap circuit to claim an uncontested win at the Sun ...

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Ladies-Only MTB stage race launches in South Africa

The inaugural Tour de Femme will take place in the Western Cape Winelands in 2016. The event is a ladies-only three mountain bike stage race – with a soft touch.
Photo credit: SCOTT Sports/Markus Greber

With more than 60 events annually, South Africa is undoubtedly the mountain bike stage race capital of the world. It was only a matter of time before a ladies-only stage race was established; and in 2016, Titanium Sports Events will present the inaugural Tour de Femme. The Tour de Femme is a three-day mountain bike stage race, based in the ...

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Thumbs Up For New Absa Cape Epic Rules

'It is great news that the Absa Cape Epic is always open to feedback from the riders." - Arian Kleinhans

Leading international mountain bikers have welcomed new Absa Cape Epic rules for the Women’s category as a “massive step” and “great news”. “Having a separate start for the UCI-registered women is a massive step forwards in promoting professional women’s mountain bike racing,” said two-time Absa Cape Epic winner Sally Bigham. “A separate start will ensure fair racing amongst the women ...

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