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Elite results of Nissan TrailSeeker season finale

The curtains of the Nissan TrailSeeker Gauteng Series closed in Cullinan today, a quaint miners’ village about a 30-minute drive east of Pretoria. With many of the seasoned campaigners racing elsewhere and taking their season’s break, the gauntlet was thrown open for new talent to step up and podium at the esteemed event. It was Declan Sidey who raised his hand as ...

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Bell, Glover close out TrailSeeker series with victories

Nico Bell and Monica Glover closed out the final round of the 2016 Nissan TrailSeeker Gauteng Mountain Bike Series with victories in the 68km men and women’s marathon distances at Cullinan, near Pretoria at the weekend.   Much-needed rain in the drought-stricken province in the lead-up to the race left the riders to contend with muddy conditions, which added the ...

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Trailseeker Lionman lives up to its wild reputation

South African marathon champion, Max Knox and African marathon champion, Amy Beth McDougall, won the men and women’s titles respectively at the Nissan TrailSeeker Lionman mountain bike race near Bela Bela at the weekend. Knox (Valencia) clocked a time of 2 hours 24 minutes 16 seconds for the marathon event, which was just short of 70km. He was followed across ...

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Gauteng Trailseeker series launches with popular Lionman

The 2016 Gauteng Nissan Trailseeker Mountain Bike Series will get underway on Saturday in true South African bushveld style – at the popular Lionman race in the Mabalingwe Game Reserve, north of Pretoria. There are four race distances on offer catering for all ages and levels of fitness, while some route changes from the 2016 edition will ensure a challenging, ...

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Mountain Bike racing treat at Trailseeker finale

The final round of the inaugural Nissan TrailSeeker Western Cape Mountain Bike Series takes place at Meerendal on Saturday and riders are in for a treat. In addition to tackling some of the Durbanville region’s iconic trails, there’s a new switchback climb called Signal Gun that will be ridden for the first time on Saturday. The event offers four distances ...

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Tense tussle anticipated at Nissan TrailSeeker finale

The 2015 Nissan TrailSeeker Gauteng mountain bike series is set for a tense conclusion when 3000 mountain bikers contest the final round of the five event series at Cullinan, east of Pretoria on Saturday. After four rounds, the South African champion, Gawie Combrinck (EAI Cycling) tops the points table in the men’s marathon division, but with the four best results ...

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Buys, Stenerhag dominate Hemel & Aarde TrailSeeker

Philip Buys and Jennie Stenerhag showed their class as internationally successful racers when they claimed dominant wins in the men and women’s races respectively at the Nissan TrailSeeker Hemel & Aarde mountain bike race in Hermanus, Western Cape at the weekend. Buys, a multiple Cape Epic stage winner and national and continental cross-country champion, dispatched his closest rivals early on ...

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Heat wave forces shortening of distance at Nissan Trailseeker Hakahana

Unusually hot spring weather in Gauteng has led to a decision to shorten race distances at Saturday’sNissan TrailSeeker mountain bike event at Hakahana, outside Pretoria. With temperatures reaching 35-degrees Celsius during the week and forecast to continue through the weekend, Advendurance, the organisers of the Nissan TrailSeeker Series, opted in favour of rider safety and enjoyment rather and trimmed the distances ...

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De Groot, Kruger claim top spots at Trailseeker Lionman

HB Kruger and Robyn de Groot claimed the men and women’s marathon titles respectively at the Lionman edition of the Gauteng Nissan TrailSeeker Mountain Bike Series at Mabalingwe at the weekend. Warm, sunny mid-winter weather greeted the 3200 participants in the event, which offered four different race distances, the 70km marathon, 40km half-marathon, a 20km fun race an a 10km ...

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