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Hill, Louw secure second Zuurberg title

Adriaan Louw leads TIB Insurance-Contego team-mate Andrew Hill on the third and final stage of the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw were able to play it safe on the final day en route to securing the overall title at the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race at Addo, near Port Elizabeth, on Sunday. Even though they yielded the final stage to Kargo Pro’s Marco Joubert and Jurgens Uys, the Contego-TIB Insurance outfit ran out comfortable ...

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Mission accomplished at Zuurberg for Hill, Louw

Adriaan Louw (left) and Andrew Hill of TIB Insurance-Contego win the second stage of the 2016 PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Having lost out on a possible stage win after veering off course on the opening day provided the spark for Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw to assert their authority on stage two of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek outside Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The TIB Insurance-Contego outfit raced to a convincing victory and the overall lead on the 78km queen ...

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Odds even after tense day at Zuurberg Trek

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Chris Wolhuter and Dylan Rebello crossed the finish line first, but former champions Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw made an equally strong statement on the opening stage of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race on Friday. The three-stage race, which is based in the Zuurberg mountain range at Addo just outside Port Elizabeth, is now perfectly poised for ...

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Fast & Furious make light work of Zuurberg logistics

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The growth of mountain biking events has resulted in specialist transport company Fast & Furious coming on board as logistics partner of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek. Given the popularity of these events in South Africa, they have a long-term view of becoming the preferred transport solution for cyclists, said chief operating officer Grant Fletcher. Based in Johannesburg, Fast & ...

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Hill and Louw aim to regain Zuurberg crown

Durbanite Andrew Hill (pictured here) will join forces with Paarl’s Adriaan Louw in a bid to regain the title in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race. Photo: Zoon Cronje

Mountain bike pros Andrew Hill and Adriaan Louw will be out to re-assert their authority on the three-day PwC Great Zuurberg Trek when it takes place just outside Port Elizabeth from June 3 to 5. The TIB Insurance-Contego team made light work of the inaugural event two years ago, claiming a hat-trick of stage wins en route to the overall ...

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Stransky partners Mclean at Zuurberg Trek

Former Springbok rugby star Joel Stransky will partner cycling icon Andrew Mclean in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth from June 3 to 5. The 1995 World Cup winner, who said he had become addicted to the sport after racing the Cape Epic for charity, is looking forward to his debut in the Eastern Cape’s premier ...

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Citrus exporter partner with Zuurberg race

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One of South Africa’s largest citrus exporters, the Sundays River Citrus Company, have announced a partnership with the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race. The boutique three-day event traverses 200km, part of which runs through the citrus orchards of the Sundays River Valley just outside Port Elizabeth. “The farm scenery is absolutely phenomenal,” said Det Bakker, liaison officer for ...

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Great Zuurberg Trek adds luxury package

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Organisers of the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek boutique mountain bike race have announced a further entry option in response to popular demand. The three-day event, which is based at the Zuurberg Mountain Village just outside Port Elizabeth, initially offered a no-frills Silver and the luxury Platinum and Gold packages. According to race organiser Rob Hayter both luxury options were fully ...

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PwC Great Zuurberg Trek

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Date: 03 June 2016 – 05 June 2016 Entries: http://www.greatzuurbergtrek.co.za/ Contact us: http://www.greatzuurbergtrek.co.za/contact-us/ Registration will be held at the Zuurberg Mountain Village near Addo on the eve of the race. The PwC Great Zuurberg Trek is a 3 Day MTB Stage race centred around Hayterdale Trails near Addo just outside Port Elizabeth. All 3 stages are circular routes, starting and ...

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Spur Cape Winter Trail Series – Race 03 Taal Monument

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I love Paarl. I always get excited when I take the off-ramp from the N1 and head onto Main Street. A couple of kilometres later, we were parking at the entrance to the Taal Monument and the start of Race 03 in the Winter Trail Series. The 13.5km looped course planned to take us mostly along runnable tightly packed jeep ...

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