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World’s mountain bikers heading to South Africa

Douglas Sidialo: Kenya’s Douglas Sidialo (right) is aiming to become the first blind person to complete the nine-day Old Mutual joBerg2c mountain bike race. He will ride on a tandem bicycle piloted by friend Joseph Mwangi (left). Photo: Jean du Plessis

Over 100 foreign mountain bikers from 20 countries will be among the field of 800 for a nine-day tour across South Africa, the Old Mutual joBerg2c, which starts just outside Johannesburg on April 24. The 900km fully serviced stage race will cross four provinces, more than 100 remote farms and the well-known Drakensberg mountain range en route to the Indian ...

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joBerg2c rolls out new race villages

Participants in the 2015 edition of the Old Mutual joBerg2c can look forward to two brand-new race villages when the nine-day stage race starts on April 24. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

The Old Mutual joBerg2c will roll out two new race villages for the 2015 edition of the nine-day mountain bike race, which starts just south of Johannesburg on April 24. Race organiser Craig Wapnick said participants could look forward to a completely different experience on the overnight stops for the fifth and sixth stages of the 900km overland ride to ...

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