Tag Archives: Mountain Biking

FNB Wines2Whales MTB Race announces prize purse for 2015

Catherine Williamson and Robyn De Groot on their way to the finish line at the Onrus Caravan Park, just outside Hermanus after Stage Three of the 2014 FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Race.  De Groot and Williamson claimed the women’s team title after completing the three day stage race in a combined time of 10 hours 08 minutes 03 seconds.    PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town, South Africa – The organizers of the revered FNB Wines2Whales (W2W) Mountain Bike (MTB) Events are excited to announce that the prize purse for the 2015 FNB W2W MTB Race has increased by R31 500, taking the overall total to a whopping R381 500. According to Michael Meyer, Director FNB W2W MTB Events, although only in its 7th year, the ...

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Lesotho Sky Introduces SOLO Category

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The Lesotho Sky Event is designed for riders that are passionate about mountain biking. Like veins of the mountains, a network of trails connects rural villages and communities and makes the experience of riding the Lesotho Sky Race like no other. Lesotho is a country free of fences and boundaries. This land belongs to the proud Basotho people and is ...

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Sappi Scottburgh MTB backs Women’s Day celebrations

The popular Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race is once again set to attract mountain bike enthusiasts from throughout KZN to the South Coast on Sunday 9 August. - Darren Goddard/ Gameplan Media

Scottburgh – The coastal town of Scottburgh is set to become a hive of mountain biking adventure and festivities on Sunday 9 August as the 2015 edition of the popular Sappi Scottburgh MTB Race takes place, coinciding with nation’s Women’s Day celebrations. As the public holiday looks to honour the history of women’s resistance in South Africa – particularly the ...

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Ashburton investments National MTB series brings strong field to Ballito

Riders up early for the Ashburton investments National MTB series  - Zoon Cronje

The prestigious Ashburton Investments National MTB Series heads to South Africa’s KwaZulu-Natal province this weekend for what could be the most decisive round in the seven-event series. The event, which takes place at Hero Adventure at Sugar Rush incorporating Holla Trails, Ballito, is Round 5 of the Series, a crucial round in terms of the overall final series standings. Riders ...

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Hatherly eyeing potential Olympic berth at SA XCO Champs

Kargo Pro MTB's Alan Hatherly has put his name firmly into the elite hat at the upcoming 2015 Stihl South African Mountain Bike Championships presented by Subaru Cape Town/Novus Holdings on Saturday 18 July. - Anthony Grote/
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Stellenbosch – One of South Africa’s up and coming cross country talents Alan Hatherly is in his first year of Under 23 however the 19 year old star will be taking on the country’s finest cross country riders as he races in the elite men’s category at the Stihl SA MTB Championships presented by Subaru Cape Town/Novus Holdings in Stellenbosch ...

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Last chance to enter #NotJustAnotherStageRace

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IMG_4913 Time is running out and there are only a few spots left for #Ride2Nowhere 2015! 3 Day MTB Stage Race 11-13 Sept. & NEW! 1 Day TRAIL RUN 12 Sept. A perfect race to dust off the cobwebs from winter and get ready for summer! Long 60km per day or Short 40km per day Route to choose from, so ...

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Stellenbosch to raise race village bar at 2015 nationals

Purposefully built bridges have created an intricate cross-over section in the first half of the cross country course that awaits participants of the 2015 Stihl South African Mountain Bike Championships presented by Subaru Cape Town/Novus Holdings. - Bryan Strauss/
Gameplan Media

Stellenbosch – Organisers of the Stihl SA MTB Championships presented by Subaru Cape Town/Novus Holdings in Stellenbosch on Saturday 18 July can look forward to a world class race village that will mirror the international standard of the cross country event’s course and help boost the overall vibe of the eagerly awaited national title decider. While course builders add the ...

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Berg and Bush adopts Qhubeka initiative

The Berg and Bush mountain bike race has adopted the Qhubeka bike initiative as the official charitable beneficiary for its 10th edition that takes place in the Central Drakensberg this year. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

The Berg and Bush mountain bike race has adopted the Qhubeka bike initiative as the official charitable beneficiary for its 10th edition that takes place in the Central Drakensberg this year. The initiative, which provides bicycle transportation for deserving underprivileged candidates, is currently enjoying the international spotlight ahead of Team MTN-Qhubeka’s debut at next week’s Tour de France. Berg and ...

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Van Straaten striving for Sondela hat-trick

Defending champion David van Straaten will be striving for his hat-trick when he lines up for the 60km Bestmed Sondela MTB Classic, presented by ASG, near Bela-Bela in Limpopo on Sunday. Photo: Jetline Action Photo

Defending champion David van Straaten will be striving for his hat-trick when he lines up for the 60km Bestmed Sondela MTB Classic, presented by ASG, near Bela-Bela on Sunday. This year, the feature race has been added to the line-up of seven events that make up the mountain biking arm of the new Bestmed National Cycling Series. Van Straaten has ...

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Stillwater Sports launches MTB Festival in the Western Cape

The ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town will take place at Meerendal  Wine Estate (Durbanville) on Saturday, 05 September 2015 and Sunday, 06 September 2015.  PHOTO CREDIT:  Cherie Vale / NEWSPORT MEDIA

Cape Town, South Africa – Local sports marketing specialist, Stillwater Sports is excited to welcome its newest arrival, the ISUZU MTB Festival Cape Town, to its already extensive stable of mountain bike events. According to Alexa Cunningham, Stillwater Sports MTB Events Manager, the ISUZU MTB Festival will be the ideal family weekend, celebrating all things MTB related.  “The festival will ...

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